Royal Botanical Gardens

Site: Laking Garden

Service: Christmas Tree Drop-Off

Record #: IMP0338
Last Full Update: 21 Jun 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-527-1158
Toll Free Phone 1-800-694-4769
After Hours Phone 905-730-2983 - Security Desk
TTY Phone 1-800-855-0511
Fax 905-577-0375

Agency Information

Established 1947

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Annually collects old Christmas Trees to create barriers at the mouth of Grindstone creek. This is part of RBG's efforts to rebuild creek channels and restore the floodplain ponds that have been damaged by the invasive non-native Common carp that have been prevalent in Hamilton Harbour.

Trees will be accepted at Laking Garden (1200 Spring Garden Rd Burlington) or Princess Point (335 Longwood Rd Hamilton). Trees will NOT be accepted at RBG Center or any other garden areas.


Hours vary * contact for details

Areas Served Burlington ; Hamilton (City of)
Eligibility Open to all.

No registration required.

Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
1200 Spring Gardens Rd
Burlington, ON
Mailing Address PO Box 399 
Hamilton, ON 
Canada L8N 3H8

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Community Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Environmental Groups
Service Categories Marine Conservation ; Recycling

Agency Overview

Any omissions are unintentional and HIP disclaims any liability for unauthorized use or reproduction of any portion of this site. For a complete copyright and license statement please refer to our Terms of Use.