Bellevue House was once the home of Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada's first prime minister. Staffed by costumed interpreters, the house & gardens are kept much as they would have been at the time that Macdonald lived here with his wife and infant son.
Our native species are grown from local native seed sources on our site in Kemptville. Non-native species are, wherever possible, grown from naturalized, local seed. Stock generally ranges in height from 15 cm to 1 m depending on age and species.
We are a family owned Greenhouse/Nursery nestled in the countryside of Oxford Mills. Grown in our extensive greenhouses are 200+ varieties of naturally-grown culinary, medicinal and ornamental potted herbs, in addition to a wide selection of annual beddi
Open to the public free of charge. Beautiful display gardens provide idyllic venue for meetings, weddings, etc. Sunday brunch served in the garden (by reservation only). Large selection of potted herbs and books on herbs, gift shop. May - October.
Jasper Apple Farm is a 'pick your own' apple orchard that has been in operation for over 10 years. Over these years our biggest thrill has been to meet so many wonderful people that return each year. In many cases our customers are more like friends.
Laird's Tree Farm, home of quality Christmas and landscaping trees. At Christmas time we offer free shaking and wrapping of your tree. We have white and blue spruce, scots and white pine ready for harvesting. Balsam and Fraser fir growing.
Held each year in June/July, this FREE tour is a display of local talent, one-of-a-kind creations in a variety of media, and beautiful scenery. There is no set beginning or end - print the map and plan your route! RideauLakesStudioAndGardenTour.com