Fun learning sessions and other great gardening events throughout the year!

Join us in the spring time for our "Make It & Take It" Workshops and learning seminars (free to attend). To sign up for an event, please call the store to register as most of our classes have limited seating. Looking to book a custom horticultural workshop at our store or your location? Please e-mail our Customer Service to inquire about space and staff availability.

Event Registration

Our Workshops require registration and have an event cost applied. Seating may also be limited, so please reserve your spot by contacting our store at (905) 427-2525. No registration is required for our other events including free seminars and other listed store activities.

Upcoming Events

Job Fair

Wednesday, March 18th
Interviews from 10AM - 4PM

Vandermeer Nursery is now hiring for the upcoming spring season! Are you a hard-working individual that's not afraid to get your hands dirty in the soil? If you have an interest in horticulture, an ability to learn quickly, have a steady work ethic, or even just love working with plants, we'd love to meet you at one of our job fairs!

We have positions available in both retail and production growing, as well as full-time and part-time schedules. Please bring a resume and be prepared for an interview.

Also accepting resumés at:

So You Want to Buy a Houseplant? Seminar

Saturday, February 29th
2PM - 3PM

New to houseplants and don't know where to start? No worries! Join us to learn the different types of houseplants that suit your home, their basic care requirements, and how to find a plant for even the most challenging of spaces.

Cost: Free to attend

Greenhouse Tours

Sunday, March 8th @ 1PM - 2:30PM
Sunday, March 22nd @
1PM - 2:30PM

Ever wonder what goes on in our production greenhouse? Join us on this free behind-the-scenes tour and learn all about the work that goes into growing a plant from start to finish, our propagation methods, water filtration system, integrated pest management treatment plan, and so much more!

Cost: Free to attend

Space is limited for this event. Please call us at (905) 427-2525 to reserve your spot.