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Rooted: Celebrating the Garden

Rooted, by Niagara Parks, is an annual celebration of the natural, cultural, and culinary profile of the Niagara region. This weekend-long event, held in early September, provides visitors with an experience that combines the breathtaking lushness of the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens with shows featuring local artists, talks featuring professional horticulturists, and the incredible flavours of the region.
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Rooted, by Niagara Parks, is an annual celebration of the natural, cultural, and culinary profile of the Niagara region. This weekend-long event, held in early September, provides visitors with an experience that combines the breathtaking lushness of the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens with shows featuring local artists, talks featuring professional horticulturists, and the incredible flavours of the region.

BEGIN HERE ART EXHIBITION

September 8 – 10 · 10:00AM – 6:00PM
Butterfly Conservatory Lecture Hall

A juried art exhibition of original art depicting Niagara Parks and it’s history. From an open competition to all Niagara artists, celebrating Niagara Parks’ 132-year history within Canada 150.

SIGNATURE FLORAL ART EXHIBITION
September 8 -10, 10:00AM – 6:00PM

The School of Horticulture Lecture Hall

GARDEN CLUB OF NIAGARA FLORAL SHOW
September 9 -13, 10:00AM – 6:00PM

Butterfly Conservatory Exhibit Hall

SIGNATURE FLORAL ARTISTS DEMONSTRATIONS

September 9 · 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Butterfly Conservatory Exhibit Hall

PAINT BIG ACRYLIC DEMONSTRATION
10:00AM – 1:00PM
Artist: Rebecca Montemurro

WORK SMALL BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION
2:00PM – 5:00PM
Artist: Karen Logan

GARDEN CLUB OF NIAGARA FLORIST DEMONSTRATION
WITH LIZZIE MATHESON

September 10, 1:00PM – 2:00PM

Butterfly Conservatory – Exhibit Hall

ROOTED IN ART
PUBLIC ART INSTALLATION UNVEILING
October 20, 10:00AM

Botanical Gardens Entrance Plaza

MAJESTIC MONARCH RELEASES

September 9 – 10 · 10:00AM – 3:00PM
Butterfly Conservatory Garden Plaza

Learn about the migration of the monarch butterfly. Explore educational presentations and the tagging and release of monarch butterflies.

TEA WITH JAM
September 10, 12:00PM – 4:00PM
Cost $10.95 per person

Butterfly Conservatory – Lecture Hall

Enjoy afternoon tea and scones on the historic Lecture Hall terrace that overlooks the beautiful Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens.

Garden Workshops

September 9 · 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Botanical Gardens – North of the Herb Garden
(Materials are not supplied)

SLATE COASTER PAINTING
10:00AM – 1:30PM
Artist: Catherine Brassard

WOVEN CRAFT STICK BUTTERFLY
10:00AM – 1:30PM
Artist: Audrey Barclay



STAMPING – CANADIAN FLAG
10:00AM – 5:00PM
Artist: Kathy Thomas

SCRAPER BOARD TECHNIQUES
1:30PM – 5:00PM
Artist: Tony Smith

WATERCOLOUR AND TISSUE PAINTING
1:30PM – 5:00PM
Artist: Annie Reimer

SIGNATURE FLORAL ART EXHIBITION
September 8 -10, 10:00AM – 6:00PM

The School of Horticulture Lecture Hall

GARDEN CLUB OF NIAGARA FLORAL SHOW
September 9 -13, 10:00AM – 6:00PM

Butterfly Conservatory Exhibit Hall

Pop-up Dinner Series: Rooted Edition

September 21 – 10 · 5:00PM
Oakes Garden Theatre

This spectacular dining experience will combine the breath-taking, cultivated lushness of the Niagara Parks Oakes Garden Theatre with the incredible flavours of the region, artfully prepared by the skilled chefs on our Niagara Parks Culinary team.