Distribution of plants, compost and seeds

Last updated March 28, 2024

Would you like to spruce up your flower beds or improve the soil of your vegetable garden? Plants and compost are available 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, native plant seeds, 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 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, including native ones, fruit, and vegetable seeds. You can also exchange and donate seeds or plant cuttings.

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