Rural Gardens of Grey and Bruce (RGGB) is an organization which invites gardeners of Grey and Bruce Counties to share their expertise and enthusiasm for gardening by opening their gardens to visitors. Our organization meets twice a year, publishes an annual brochure and maintains this website, www.ruralgardens.ca, which features information about all the gardens. New members are always welcome.
Vision of RGGB
D. Associate Membership
This category is available to persons or businesses who would like to support RGGB with their membership but who do not necessarily offer a garden visit experience. Associate Membership fee is $100. For more information or an Associate Membership form please contact Tom Ashman at 519 534 2522 or by e-mail
Annual meetings are the 3rd Wednesday in April and September, at 10:00 am
followed by a potluck lunch and plant auction.
Fall 2011 meeting and
plant auction hosted by Bill and Dawn Loney of
The deadline for inclusion in the upcoming seasonís brochure is November 1, 2008. Our annual brochure is published in early winter and lists all the gardens with a description, hours, services and contact information. Over 35,000 copies are circulated throughout southwestern Ontario. Membership fees provide the majority of the funding for the brochure. If you wish to join RGGB after the brochure deadline your garden is still listed on our Website so visitors can get information about your garden there.
Your garden information will be listed on this website - www.ruralgardens.ca
The cost for inclusion on the RGGB website is part of your membership fee.Your own website can be linked to our website in your garden description.
If you do not have a website but would like to have a webpage about your garden created for our website or photos added to your listing then contact Wendy Holmes, our webmistress, who offers members very reasonable service and very well designed webpages. Wendy will bill you directly for her services. Contact her at 519 363 5656 or firstname.lastname@example.org
RGGB signs are available for posting at the entrance to your garden. The new larger (16" x 16") two sided sign costs $25. They are available from Tom Ashman and Brian Folmer. See below for contact info.