We offer two great ways for you to enjoy our gardens, Day Pass or Annual Memberships.
Day passes and memberships may be purchased in person upon your arrival at Guest Services – We accept cash, debit or credit card MC or Visa.
Love our gardens? Consider becoming a donor.
Thursday is Seniors Day, those 60+ receive $2.00 off regular admission with proof of age from May through September. Seniors Day changes to Friday in October.
General Admission does not include ticketed or 3rd party events.
We accept cash, debit and MC and VISA credit cards.
All prices are subject to HST.
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Whistling Gardens offers memberships at a great value for regular visitors and gardeners. Unlike most botanical institutions in Canada, we do not receive any money from Government sources and the gardens are solely supported with plant sales and admissions to the gardens. We are proud to be able to exhibit some of the largest plant collections and rarest plants in the country. Consider purchasing an annual membership to be used throughout the calendar year for personal use or as a gift for a friend or family member.
- Unlimited access to the garden all season long during regular business hours
- 10% off all plants in the Garden Centre.
- 1 Bring a friend pass. Bring a guest free of charge to see the gardens. (One-time use only)
- Festival of Fountains – The Night Garden exclusive member discount
Membership Cards must be shown to admission staff with photo id.
All prices are subject to HST.
Click HERE to Download our Membership Form
Become a Donor
“As caretakers, our lifetime is dedicated to reinvesting revenue profits and our hearts and souls in creating Norfolk County’s Premiere Botanical Gardens. We are truly grateful for each garden guest and your kindness, which keeps us motivated and humbled. Your generosity has caught us by surprise as we care for your gifts while on this incredible journey.”
Darren and Wanda Heimbecker
Learn More About The Owners & Their Story Bios
Whistling Gardens has been undertaken and planted “in perpetuity” for the community to enjoy as a public sanctuary while also incorporating multi-purpose agriculture uses. Our goal is to create a world-class horticultural destination for all.
We do not receive any money from Government funding sources and the gardens are solely supported with plant sales and admissions to the gardens. We are proud to be able to exhibit some of the largest plant collections and rarest plants in the country.
Our Garden Legacy Program was established to recognize the generosity of donors, community groups, families, the corporate community and garden guests who have offered monetary gifts, in-kind donations, In Loving Memory, commemorative garden benches, tree sponsorships for dedications and plantings, construction supplies, birds, bulbs, plants and so much more.
Garden Legacy Perks
- Invited to our Annual Legacy Donors Garden Celebration Tour to enjoy a personalized tour to exchange valuable development updates, future plans while collecting donor feedback to help guide future long-term success.
- Annual Sneak Peek (Annual Report) and philanthropy-building business mechanisms for sustainability and longevity.
- Corporate tax-deductible receipts