Welcome to Pembroke, Nature’s Base Camp located in the heart of the Ottawa Valley. An International Communities in Bloom 5 bloom winner, Pembroke is a lively little city with a spectacular Waterfront Park on the Ottawa River. Over 32 Heritage Murals in the downtown depict its logging history. Visitors can enjoy the Old Time Step Dancing and Fiddling Competition every Labour Day and in the fall take in a hockey game in Hockeytown Canada, during the Silverstick Hockey Tournament. Enjoy a virtual tour at www.pembroke.ca
Canada's Garden Route Spokesperson
Author of "A Garden Lover's Guide to Canada"
Winter? What Winter?
When snow starts to pile up and you can’t step outside without wrapping yourself in three layers of clothing, what’s a Canadian garden lover to do? Head south, you say? But that requires a lot of cash and free time. I have a better, cheaper solution: why not visit the nearest public greenhouse?