Events & Weekly Specials

Now Open:
The Grounds Café

The Grounds Café is a new farm-to-table cafe, serving a variety of freshly prepared foods and drinks; using products from Murray's Meadow Farm and other local producers.   

The café is located inside Murray's Garden Centre at 1525 Portugal Cove Road. Stop by and enjoy some delicious food in the bright atmosphere, or grab a drink and snack for the road. Vegan and gluten free options available.

For more information, follow The Grounds Café Facebook page.

Register Now for Our Wild Botanicals Workshop with Lisa Walsh of Indigena

Enjoy a short botanical hike and foraging experience with Indigena Skincare's creator, Lisa Walsh. Along the way we will forage for wild botanicals within the boreal setting surrounding the Murray farm. Then we’ll return to the Garden Centre for a demonstration on creating your own beauty products using natural botanicals. A Boreal Skincare Guidebook and skincare samples (package valued at $30) will be provided to each participant. DATE/TIME: SUNDAY, July 23rd, 1:00pm PRICE: $50 per person (includes $30 Indigena Skin Care package) Pre-registration is requested: Register online at  or Call (709)895-2800.  
Date: Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017

Father’s Day Pruning Workshop

  On Saturday June 17th at 1pm, Join Wayne White, our Lead Arborist at Murray's Landscape Services, as he provides a short talk and demonstration on how best to prune and maintain your woody trees and shrubs. This free workshop will take place at Murray's Garden Centre at 1525 Portugal Cove Road.
Date: Monday, Jun 12, 2017

Join us for a Foraging Foray – Sunday June 11th

Our Foraging Foray session is now full! Stay tuned to The Grounds social media or join Murray's Garden Centre email list ( to stay up-to-date on upcoming workshops and events. Thanks for your interest. With the arrival of Spring, nature provides a bounty in wild edibles. Join Shawn Dawson, of Barking Kettle Farm, for a taste of the wild. We'll tour the farm to see how we get things started on Murray Meadows Farm and we'll harvest some wild edibles from the surrounding area. Next, we'll head back to The Grounds Cafe where our head chef, Nick van Mele, will provide some tips for cooking with wild edibles and provide a series of samples. Date: Sunday, June 11, 2017, 2pm - 4pm Cost: $25 per person (includes sampling of wild edible recipes) Online pre-registeration is requested or register by calling 895-2800. Please wear appropriate outdoor clothing and footwear for a 30 minute outside walking tour.
Date: Monday, Jun 5, 2017

Arbour Day Tree Seedling Giveaway

In support of planting trees in our communities, Murray’s will provide a free native seedling to our customers with every purchase at the Garden Centre from Thursday June 1 - Sunday June 4. Send us a picture of your seedling after planting it, and we’ll enter your name to win a $150 voucher towards any tree of your choosing. Photo contest deadline is Sunday June 18.
Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Spring Garden Talks -Saturday, May 20th-

Join us at Murray’s Garden Centre for expert talks, demonstrations, and advice on container and vegetable gardening. 12 pm –12:45pm Container Gardening Made Easy Lorna Hogan, Murray’s Garden Centre 1 pm – 1:45pm Backyard Farming: Tips and Techniques Evan Murray, Murray Meadows Farm  Online registration is  requested
Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

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