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Opening Day is May 18th, 2023

Opening Day is May 18th, 2023

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Our native plant nursery will be opening Saturday May 18, 2023 for the season.

We will be open from 10 am to 4 pm for in-person shopping as well as plant order pick-ups.

Nursery hours:

Tuesday        10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday  10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday      10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday           10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Pre-orders will be available March 1st, 2023

Please check our plant list.  Pre-orders are available now.

We also have new 6 and 12 pack plant kits to go. Choose your own 6 or 12 native plants and we will ship them direct to your door.

Pop-up Sale and Free Delivery Days

Pop-up Sale and Free Delivery Days

We are bringing back free delivery days to Barrie, Parry Sound, Midland and North Bay.

BARRIE Pop-up Sale and Free Delivery

Date: June 11th, 2023 CANCELLED
Time: 10 am to 1 pm
Location: Tiffin Centre for Conservation, Outdoor Classroom

We will be selling a wide variety of our Ontario native perennials and a small selection of seeds. We will also deliver for free all pre-orders made before June 10th.

To make a pre-order please see below.

MIDLAND Free Delivery

Date: June 12th, 2023 CANCELLED
Time: 7 pm to 8 pm
Location: Farmers Market Lot, Bay St and First St.

To make a pre-order please see below.

PARRY SOUND Free Delivery

Date: June 13th, 2023 CANCELLED
Time: 7 pm to 8 pm
Location: TBD

To make a pre-order please see below.

How to place an order for a pick-up date?

To make an order please visit our online store at

Once your order is complete and you are ready to check out, select the option ‘pick up’ and note in the Note to Seller comment box (which will appear at the end of your checkout) which town (Barrie, Parry Sound, Midland) you will be picking up from. If you are not able to pick up during the slotted times, please email us to arrange for local delivery to your address for a fee of $15.

As always, if you have questions please call us at 705-828-6313 or email us at

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Don’t spend your summer indoors. Work with a small but growing business in Muskoka outdoors! Enjoy the beauty of Muskoka while learning new skills and gaining unique experiences.

We are looking for positive team members that enjoy working outdoors and perhaps getting a little dirty.  We are a small family-owned business and pride ourselves on creating a fun and inclusive work environment.


Native Plant Nursery Assistant

Wage: $18-$25

● Experience or knowledge about native plant identification and their growing conditions is preferred.
● Experience in working in the landscaping or horticulture industry is preferred.
● Ability to lift up to 50lbs (occasionally and not repetitively)
● Enthusiasm for practicing ecological landscaping methods and a willingness to learn
● Ability to work independently
● High School Diploma

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Perform duties around production, including sowing, thinning, transplanting, pruning, re-organizing nursery stock, weeding, irrigation, and inventory monitoring.
  • Serving customers in the nursery – includes using POS system and providing customers with assistance in plant selection and care.   
  • Maintain a current inventory of plant/seed stock for the online store and nursery.
  • Assist in putting together plant orders, loading plant orders for customers
  • Maintaining organization and cleanliness of the nursery and equipment
  • Participate in the maintenance of garden beds and plant propagation beds


  • Represent Hidden Habitat in a positive, professional manner, engaging with and educating visitors about native plants.
  • Perform other duties as needed if able and available, such as off-site garden planting and maintenance. 
  • Have a positive and flexible attitude and enjoy working and being outdoors in all weather. 
  • Be capable of lifting 50lbs (occasionally and not repetitively)

Preference will be given to those with a driver’s license and their own means of transportation.

Landscaper/Gardener Assistant

Wage: $18-$25

● Experience with landscaping and/or gardening
● Ability to lift up to 50lbs
● Have a positive attitude
● Enthusiasm for practicing ecological landscaping methods and a willingness to learn
● High School Diploma

● Receive daily instructions from supervisors
● Plant native perennials, shrubs and trees
● Weed and prepare garden beds (includes removing sod, moving soil & mulch, placing rocks etc.)
● Assist in the construction of hardscapes and landscape construction projects (including pathways, decks, fences etc.)
● Maintain a safe and organized job site
● Work in accordance with all health and safety laws and regulations

Preference will be given to those with a driver’s license and their own means of transportation.

Due to potential funding supplied by the Canada Summer Grants program.
Applicants should be:

(a) is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
(b) is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the
Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and
(c) is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.
*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.

Please send your resume to

Hidden Habitat is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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