Plant and compost distribution

Last updated March 18, 2021

Would you like to dress up your garden with some new plants or enrich your garden soil? Did you know that plants and compost are available free of charge in many Montréal boroughs? Find out what your borough has to offer.

Home composting is an easy way to get quality compost and reduce the quantity of household waste. But did you know you can get free compost in your neighbourhood?

Distribution days

Many boroughs distribute plants free of charge each year, including annual flowers, perennial plants and kitchen herbs. 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.

Home composting

Would you prefer to compost at home? Wondering how to get started? Our tips for successful composting may help. They explain, step by step, how to do your own composting. You may also be able to get a discounted composter in your borough.

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