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About Us

Founded in 2006, the Greater Ottawa Water Garden Horticultural Society (GOWGHS) is an organization dedicated to the enjoyment, education and promotion of water gardening in the National Capital Region. We have been a member of the Ontario Horticultural Association and District 2 since 2009.


Our goals are to encourage interest and improvement in water gardening and horticulture by:


  • Exchanging  water gardening  knowledge and experience within our membership

  • Supplying information on water features, gardens, aquaculture, and seasonal maintenance

  • Hosting speakers on water gardening, horticulture and related topics 

  • Promoting the protection of the environment

  • Promoting the  therapeutic benefits of water gardening and horticulture

  • Stimulating an interest in the study of water gardening and horticulture 

  • Providing  channels (meetings, events, website) for water gardeners to meet and interact with others with similar interests.


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