The Bowmanville Garden Walk is held every year on a Saturday AFTER the Fourth of July.
The 2016 Bowmanville Garden Walk is on July 9th.
Volunteers for the Welcome table, and other jobs sign up page. Click here to volunteer!
Deadline to enter a garden is Monday June 27 and for the Photo contest Monday July 4th. Use the application form to enter a garden photo, the winning photo is used for the poster next year!
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. This event has sponsorship and advertising opportunities. Many volunteers are needed to make the day great. Get involved.
The Welcome table is on Bowmanville Ave at Bell Ave.
(near 5384 N Bowmanville Avenue)
This event is unique in several ways.
- The Bowmanville garden walk features hosted gardens, where the garden owners are there to welcome you into their garden and talk about their efforts. The hospitality overflows.
- This garden walk hosts an Ask the Master Gardener table at the Welcome booth, where University of IL Master Gardeners are there to talk gardening look at any cutting or photo you bring and help solve problems and plot your next steps.
- The garden walk includes an amateur photography competition. The winning photograph is featured in the next year’s Garden Walk posters, signage and promotional materials.
- A Garden Party is hosted the evening of the event where all participating gardeners, volunteers and judges come together with hosts Craig Hanenburg and Billy Kuczek as well as members of the BCO Board of Directors to celebrate gardening in Bowmanville.
The Bowmanville Garden Walk is a Rain or Shine event!
Posters from past garden walks celebrate the history of the event and feature winning photo entries from the previous year. Enjoy some of the past posters below. For details on any past years garden walk outcomes, check out the Summer Bowmanville Bee Newsletter from that year which includes highlights from the event.
17th Bowmanville Garden Walk was held on Saturday July 11, 2015.
Poster Photo by Nick Sell winner of 2014 Garden Photo Contest
16th Bowmanville Garden Walk was held on Saturday July 12, 2014.
15th Annual Bowmanville Garden Walk was held on Saturday July 13, 2013.
The 2012 Garden Walk was held on July 7, 2012
Check out another story about our Garden Walk on the Sustainable Back Yards Blog, by Russ Klettke Click here