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Boots 'n Blooms

This event is rooted in collaboration and team work. Boots 'n Blooms is a testament to Friends of the Garden, a mighty group of green thumb volunteers who have donated countless hours of their time over the last decade to help maintain the gardens on campus.

The 2016 event will focus on our Alumni Gardens, one of our original, showcase gardens in preparation for the upcoming prom and wedding season as well as the Rock Garden and in and around the MacRae Library.

Friday, June 17th, 2016.
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. - sweat equity
12 p.m to 1 p.m. - food, music, garden tours

Round up a team of up to five colleagues or sign us as an individual and  participate in one of the following activities:

  • prune a shrub or vine
  • plant an annual
  • edge a bed or walk
  • weed a garden
  • garden with a friend
  • mulch a planting
  • add some plant labels
  • wash a bench

There will be give-away's and prizes for those who participate! Think amazing hanging basket!  Remember to wear your best wellies and earn bragging rights with our Boots ‘n Blooms trophy.

Win a catered lunch in the Gardens with our Dean, David Gray - awarded to the best co-ordinated and original team! (think team spirit, coordination, team name or costume!).

To enter your team please email your team name and participants to Stephanie Rogers at s.rogers@dal.ca