The Friends of Summerland Ornamental Gardens welcomes your visit to these Gardens in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada. The Gardens are open all year.
Click Visitor Info (above) for seasonal open hours.
Okanagan College Speakers Series: "Summerland Ornamental Gardens: History and Future"
Eva Antonijevic, our Community Programs Director, will talk about Summerland Ornamental Garden's past and current projects, including the pilot water conservation demonstration project that was started in 2012.
Monday Nov. 4, at 7:00 pm
Lecture Theatre (Ashnola Building),
Okanagan College Penticton Campus
(583 Duncan Ave, corner of Duncan and Hwy 97).
Admission: Free or by donation to the Okanagan College Student Emergency Fund.
To reserve the Wedding Plaza or Picnic area:
please call Agriculture/Agri-Food Canada: 250-494-7711.
Thousands of volunteer hours go into keeping the Gardens beautiful. When you reserve the Gardens for a wedding or other special event, we request that you make a donation to our non-profit society. To arrange for your donation, please send us an email or call us at (250) 494-6385.
To donate to Friends of the Gardens online now, go to our Donors page and make an online donation via our Canada Helps page.
Alternatively, you can email us or leave us a message at 250-494-6385.
Watch our YouTube video.
our book: Gardening
in the Dry
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we offer personalized guided tours
of the Gardens in exchange
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Master Gardeners Association of BC, or, to learn
more about the
Local Food Growing Initiatives: Find
out about backyard and community food growing and the "Sharing Land 4 Food" program of Penticton Urban Agriculture Association:
We acknowledge the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia toward the maintenance of the Gardens.