Garden Guide

How to Garden in Ottawa

CGN Garden Guide – English (pdf, 2.5 MB)
Le guide du jardinier – French (pdf, 2.2 MB)
Guía para huertos – Spanish (pdf, 2.1 MB)
دليل البستنة – Arabic (pdf 2.4 MB)
渥太华菜园指南 – Mandarin (pdf 2.5 MB)

A Product of the Community Gardening Network of Ottawa, this is an easy beginner guide on the basics of gardening in the Ottawa region. Start with the basics needed to set up a community garden – from soil, composting and seeds to harvesting and preparing for the winter.

Please click on the link to open it as a .PDF in browser, you can download it there.


Start-up Farm Program

Just Food established the Start-Up Farm Program to support new farmers in the Ottawa region. By offering access to land, shared infrastructure/equipment, and training, the program aims to enable more people in this region to start their own successful farm business.

> Read More about Just Food’s Start-up Farm program