Enabling Gardens

Plant a dream and watch miracles grow

What is an Enabling Garden?

The Guelph Enabling Garden (GEG) is a multi-use garden designed for children, the elderly, families, but especially for those community members with varying degrees of physical and cognitive abilities. The key features of an Enabling Garden are:

The concept for the Guelph Enabling Garden began in 1999 when a number of organizations in the city that support those with physical and cognitive challenges, including the City of Guelph, identified the fact that there were no public garden facilities for this segment of Guelph’s population.

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Upcoming Events

Annual Plant Sale

Donations Welcome!

If you have any plants you’d like to donate from your garden, please pot them up label with type and colour (popsicle sticks work well) and drop them off at 29 Waterworks Place on Friday, May 22 between 6:30 ­ 7:30 p.m. ­ If you need your plants picked up, please call Wendy at 519­-831-­5419

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