The Avant-Garden Shop

(705) 743-0068

165 Sherbrooke St. Peterborough, ON K9J 2N2

The Avant-Garden Shop is located on Sherbrooke Street in Peterborough’s downtown core just steps away from the beautiful Otonabee River and Millennium Trail.

The shop is filled with an alluring collection of functional and decorative accessories for the home and garden. Focusing on Canadian made, the shop features unique ornaments, wall art and statuary, premium garden tools and supplies, mailboxes and address plaques. We have many beautiful gifts for the gardener in your family.

In addition to gardening items we carry the best selection of bird feeders and accessories in Peterborough. Top-quality bird feeders from birding experts such as Droll Yankees, Squirrel Buster and Aspects, Canada’s best bird seed from Millcreek, pole systems, baffles, CDs, identification books and many other accessories have become customer favourites. The Squirrel Buster Plus is our best-selling bird feeder. It truly is squirrel proof. Guaranteed!

We continue to seek out new lines from local artisans, so that any gift you choose, as always, will be very special. Over 50 artisans from across the country are represented at The Avant-Garden Shop all with a theme towards gardening or bird watching. Ask for your “Tour across the Country!”

Owned by Brenda Ibey, an avid gardener and Horticultural Society member, the shop has grown into a favourite of gardeners and backyard bird watchers from near and far.

Our customers are continually delighted and surprised by the truly special and one-of-a-kind products that we find, many of which are produced by local or Canadian artisans.