Horticulture & Forestry

Poisonous plants

  • By-Law Department at (705) 445-9334

  • Parks Manager at (705) 444-2500 x3290 

Boulevard tree planting

  • Parks Manager at (705) 444-2500 x3290 

Memorial donations

  • Arboretum specific contact Horticultural Society rep Jane McCabe at (705) 607-0645
  • All other locations Parks Manager at (705) 444-2500 x3290 

Tree trimming

  • Public Works Department at (705) 445-1351
  • If the tree is under hydro wires call COLLUS at (705) 445-1800

Green Roof Inquiries

  • Public Library at (705) 445-1571

Useful links

Ontario’s Cosmetic Pesticide Ban 2009
http://www.ene.gov.on.ca/environment/en/category/pesticides/index.htm

Tree Planting – Alternatives to Ash Trees
http://landscapeontario.com/trees-for-urban-landscapes

What is the Emerald Ash Borer?
http://landscapeontario.com/what-is-the-emerald-ash-borer

Collingwood Horticultural Society/Garden Club
http://www.gardenontario.org/site.php/collingwood

Noxious Weeds
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/facts/noxious_weeds.htm

Great Annuals for Zone
http://www.stokeseeds.com/home.aspx