Now that spring is finally in full bloom, many are starting to think about their summer gardening plans. Our sad city patios and backyards can all use a little bit of greenery to cheer things up.\nGardening may seem intimidating to people like me who lack any kind of green thumb (RIP Alfonso, my plant which lived for exactly 3 days), but there are some plants that are easier to take care of than others. Succulents, certain herbs and trees are all hardy plants that will survive even the most careless gardener.\nThis is why I am so excited about the Great Gardening Weekend, when the Botanical Garden will be giving out free seedlings while supplies last.\nThe Great Gardening Weekend is a yearly event that takes place in March. This year, the event will be taking place between May 24 and May 26 at the Frédéric Back Tree Pavilion, located in the Botanical Garden.\nView this post on Instagram Les orchidées du Jardin botanique remportent 24 prix en 2019! Venez découvrir ces espèces fascinantes ainsi que d’autres collections aussi impressionnantes exposées dans les serres d'exposition. http://ow.ly/gbgn30oJVC3 ****** Jardin botanique orchids win 24 awards in 2019! Come discover these fascinating species and other equally impressive collections in the greenhouses. http://ow.ly/uDK450ud3Bq #orchidée #orchid #awards #Jardinbotanqiue #jardinbotaniquedeMontreal #Montréal Crédit photo: Meagan Hanna A post shared by Espace pour la vie (@espacepourlavie) on May 15, 2019 at 6:50am PDT\nEvery year, the Québec Department of Forests, Wildlife and Parks and the Frédéric Back Tree Pavilion give out free seedlings to visitors. Quantities are limited, so make sure you get there early if you want one!\nREAD ALSO: Montreal's Botanical Gardens Will Be FREE Today\nSeedlings are great for sprucing up your backyard or that awkward little plot of land at the front of your apartment.\nView this post on Instagram Le Rendez-vous horticole au #JardinBotanique est commencé! L’accès au #RDVhorticole et au #Jardin botanique est gratuit aujourd’hui, 24 mai! Passez voir les élèves de l'École des métiers de l'horticulture de Montréal au kiosque 213. Ils vous ont préparé de bien belles choses (fleurs annuelles, plantes tropicales, etc.). Apportez vos sacs réutilisables *****************************************Great Gardening Weekend: From May 24 to May 26 The Great Gardening Weekend at the #Jardinbotanique has started! Access to the #GGWeekend and the #Jardinbotanique is free today, May 24! Come and see the École des métiers de l'horticulture de Montréal's students at booth 213. They have prepared beautiful things for you (annual flowers, tropical plants, etc.) Bring your reusable bags! A post shared by Espace pour la vie (@espacepourlavie) on May 24, 2019 at 11:19am PDT\nThere will be other plant giveaways happening this weekend. The city of Montreal is giving out free flowers, herbs, compost and mulch this Saturday at various locations throughout the city.\nThe event began at 9:00 a.m. today, and it will be on for the rest of the weekend. I think it's time to put on your gardening gloves and get your summer garden started!\nEverything you need to know:\nWhen: May 24, 25, 26.\nWhat: The Botanical Garden is handing out free tree seedlings while supplies last.\nCheck out the Botanical Garden's website for more information.