Would you like to spruce up your flower beds or improve the soil of your vegetable garden? Did you know that plants, compost, and seeds can be yours free of charge in Montréal? See what your borough has to offer.
Plant and compost distribution days
Many boroughs distribute annual flowers, perennial plants and kitchen herbs, free of charge each year. Others offer vegetable plants, shrubs, compost and even mulch.
In most cases, there are two distributions each year: one in the spring and one in the fall. They are reserved for borough residents.
If searching the calendar yields no results, it means that the compost distribution period has ended or has not yet been planned.
Seed distribution and donations
Some libraries and éco-quartiers offer a selection of free flower, fruit, and vegetable seeds. You can also exchange and donate seeds or plant cuttings.