Green Yards Program

Take a step towards greening your yard this spring and supporting pollinators by purchasing a wildflower kit, rain barrel or backyard composter. Residents and non-residents can purchase a native wildflower kit, rain barrel and/or backyard composters at an affordable cost. Please note, delivery is only available to King residents.


Pick Up: Trisan Centre & King Township Municipal Centre. Please call 905-833-5321 prior to picking up to ensure your items are available. 

Delivery: Delivery is only available to residents within King Township for an additional fee of $5. If delivery is selected, staff will contact you via email to schedule a delivery date. 

Wildflower Kits

Wildflower kits include 10 native wildflowers, 1 pack of native wildflower seeds and gardening resources to help you get started. Limited quantities available. Species include Wild Bergamot, Cylindric Blazing Star, Lance Leaved Coreopsis, Common Milkweed , Black Eyed Susan, Native Grass and Pale Purple Coneflower.

*Species may vary.

Wildflower kit fee 2024:

Non Resident: $41 + HST

Resident: $38 + HST


Rain Barrel & Backyard Composter


Rain Barrel: $80 each (Including tax)

Backyard Composter: $56.50 (Including Tax)* Price offered through Green Yards Program

To purchase a rain barrel or composter please visit 

Backyard Composter

picture of composter available for purchase through King Township


Capacity: 11 cubic feet/311 litres

Size:  20.25 inch (51.43cm) diameter lid opening 33” high x 31” wide   (83.8cm x 78,7cm)

Features: BPA Free, made from 100% recycled materials, twist locking lid, vertical and horizontal columnar ventilation, rodent resistant



A compost bin is a container, specifically designed and engineered for the collection and processing of organic materials into nutrient rich compost or humus. The finished compost or humus harvested from a compost bin through the composting process of decomposition is an excellent soil amendment providing much needed enrichment for your soil. A compost bin has features that enhance the decomposition process and help make your commitment to composting more efficient. Backyard composting is an effective and economical organics diversion solution. Each Backyard Composter comes with 4 screw pegs and a backyard composting manual. The FreeGarden™ EARTH Compost Bin has many features that make it the composting tool of choice: 

  • Large capacity — 11 cubic feet/311 litres
  • Convenient 12”x16” offset, front harvest door
  • Twist locking lid
  • Vertical and horizontal columnar ventilation
  • Conical shape means nothing gets stuck in corners and also provides for ease of lifting off to access the entire pile
  • Rodent resistant
  • Easy, large access 20.25 inch (51.43 cm) diameter lid opening
  • 33” high x 31” wide (83.8cm high x 78.7cm wide)
  • Made of 100% recycled materials

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Rain Barrel

picture of rain barrel available for purchase through King Township


Capacity: 208 litres (55 gallons) 16 lbs

Size: 24" wide x 34" tall

Features: Easy multi-barrel installations, insect resistant stainless steel screen, made from recycled content, BPA free, higher spigot accommodates most watering cans



The FreeGarden™ RAIN 55 gallon rain barrel is designed with the homeowner/gardener in mind; affordable, attractive, easy to move, easy to install, and easy to use. Each rain barrel comes with installation instructions, spigot, screws, overflow hose and clamp. The FreeGarden™ Rain has many features that make it the water conservation tool of choice:

  • 55 gallon/208 litre rain barrel
  • insect resistant stainless steel screen
  • higher spigot accommodates most watering cans
  • easy multi-barrel installations
  • as many as 3 barrels fit in the back of a regular sedan
  • 3 additional spigot mounting locations
  • childproof lid and stable footprint
  • square shape ideal for flush-to-wall and corner installations
  • 34”h x 24”w x 24”d
  • saves most homeowners 1,300 gallons of water each summer
  • helps restore soil to ideal pH levels
  • conserves water, protects the environment, and lowers water bills


During the summer check the screen to clean and ensure nothing is clogging the screen. Check around the rain barrel for erosion. The platform/support must remain level and stable at all times. Prior to temperatures dropping below freezing drain barrel and store in shed or garage. If left outside with freezing water inside, the rain barrel may crack.

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