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Opportunities for 2022 Garden-Family Members

The Canadian Garden Council is proud to proclaim 2022 as Canada’s Year of the Garden in honour of the Centennial of the ornamental horticulture sector, marked by the 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association. To maximize the effectiveness of the Year of the Garden 2022 initiatives, we encourage every member of Canada’s Garden-Family – from growers to garden centres and retailers, designers, landscapers, the garden experience sector from public gardens, horticultural societies and garden clubs, to garden communicators, and educators – to take a few simple steps:

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Join the Growing List of 2022 Garden Ambassadors

If you are a garden or garden communicator, you can sign up to become an official Year of the Garden Ambassador! Download the invitation or contact media@gardencouncil.ca for more information.

You’re invited to Become a Promotional Partner

Garden-family businesses can show their support by becoming a Promotional Partner. Download the Invitation or contact partnerships@gardencouncil.com to learn more.

Become a Corporate Sponsor

There is still time to become a corporate sponsor for the Year of the Garden. Learn more about sponsorship opportunities by emailing: Sponsorships@gardencouncil.ca

Sign up to be a Garden-Family Partner

If you’re a member organization on a provincial or national basis you can raise awareness for your members and the work you do by becoming a Garden-Family Partner. Your organization will be recognized as a dedicated partner on our website, along with several other exclusive perks! Download the invitation or contact gardenfamily@gardencouncil.ca to learn more.

Be a Year of the Garden Friend

If you are a not-for-profit organization and you support the Year of the Garden 2022, we invite you to sign up as a Year of the Garden Friend. Our expectations are that you engage with the Year of the Garden, keep your members informed and interact on social media. Download the invitation. Sign up and get recognized on our website and get your Official Year of the Garden 2022 Friend certificate

Invite your Municipality to Proclaim the Year of the Garden

With National Garden Day approaching on June 18, 2022, make sure your municipality has committed to celebrating the day. Invite your municipality to proclaim 2022 the Year of the Garden. Victoria, Waterloo, Niagara-on-the-Lake, East St-Paul, Sainte Christine, Belleville, and many others have done it.

To get started, download the Municipal Invitation and Municipal Proclamation template, which can be shared with your councillor or mayor, explaining the importance of the Year of the Garden. For additional information, email gardenfamily@gardencouncil.ca

Pre-Order Year of the Garden Promotional Material

Don’t forget to order Year of the Garden marketing merchandise and signage – a perfect opportunity to identify your support and generate sales opportunities. Download the Order Form or contact sales@gardencouncil.ca to learn more.

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