The Sunnyside Community Garden is a Working Group of OPIRG Kingston.

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June 08, 2011

Neighbourhood Garden Party

Sunnyside Community Garden
on MacDonnell at Brock
invites you to our

Neighbourhood Garden Party
Saturday, June 18, 10 am until 2 pm
(Rain Date Sat., June 25)

Tour the Garden, Share a Meal, and Meet Your Neighbours

Gardening Workshops for Adults and Kids
Sausages, Hot Dogs and Tofu Burgers
Live Music
Kids’ Games

10:00 – Tour the Garden
10:30 until 12:00 – Music with Trevor Strong and Brian Flynn
10:30 – Potato Sack Race (kids)
11:00 – Square-Foot Gardening Workshop
with Wes Garrod of WillGrow Gardens
11:45 – Pick Your Own Salad (kids)
12:00 – BBQ and Potluck Lunch
Bring food to share and your own plate, cup and cutlery
12:00 until 1:30 – Music with The Bob Robertson Trio
12:30 – Newspaper Origami Compost Liners and Plant Your Own Bean (kids)
1:00 – Garlic Growing and Natural Pest Control Workshop
with Tim Lyon of Main St. Market
Bring a plastic squirt bottle to fill with natural pest control potion
1:30 – Water-Balloon Contest (kids and adults)

March 23, 2011

First garden meeting of 2011!

Our first meeting of the year will be Sat. April 16th, 2011 at 11 a.m. and will be held at Kingston Community House for Self-Reliance, 99 York Street (between Barrie & Division. The house has a fully-equipped kitchen and small play area for children. Please bring your plot fees and something for a potluck lunch if you like. E-mail Holly at with any proposed agenda items. Can't wait to get planting!

May 06, 2010

Fundraising event

3rd annual plant & baked goods fundraiser

Saturday May 15th, 2010
9 am. to 12 pm.

.... at the garden on MacDonnell St. just north of Brock St.
Perennials, annuals, heirloom vegetable plants and yummy baking.
Proceeds will go towards building more raised beds on site to accomodate an ever growing waiting list.

September 04, 2009

Garden Get Together!

A BBQ and meeting is planned for Sunday, September 20th at 4pm. Holly is planning a musical activity so if you play an instrument, bring it along!

Hope to see you there.

July 13, 2009

Community Garden Bicycle Tour

More info here:

June 30, 2009

Garden Get Togethers!

We will be having a garden meeting/get together on Sunday, July 12th and Sunday, August 9th at 4pm. We will have a BBQ available so bring food as well. There will be face painting for the kids and a craft. Hope to see you there!

June 29, 2009

How to contact us

Just a reminder, if you're trying to contact everyone by email, send it to and it will happen. To reach our garden coordinator, please email