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April 2017

Hanging Basket Day at Minter Gardening

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Minter Gardening, 10015 Young Road
Chilliwack, BC V2P 4V4 Canada
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Hanging Basket Day at Minter Gardening

As with many home projects, sometimes best intentions don't always achieve the best results. When it comes to hanging baskets or containers, we can help! This year's Hanging Basket Day is April 29. Bring in your empty baskets and containers from last year, choose from a pre-set variety of filler options and we'll do the planting for you! Prices vary on size of containers and plant selection. Please note that baskets must be emptied prior to arrival, and no advance…

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May 2017

Down to Earth 2017 – Gardening Workshop at UBC Botanical Garden

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
UBC Botanical Garden, 6804 SW Marine Drive
Vancouver, V6T 1Z4
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Down To Earth 2017

Tips & Tricks for Spring Gardening Discover spring gardening essentials with Down to Earth, a free interactive gardening event from UBC Botanical Garden’s Friends of the Garden. Learn how to grow food, herbs, shrubs and trees in small containers. Watch demonstrations and find out how to attract birds and bees to your garden. Got gardening questions? Get the answers from our Hortline Master Gardeners, FOG Seedy Growers and Greenhouse Tenders. Demonstrations & workshops Food & herb gardening advice Trees & shrubs for…

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Mother’s Day Paint-In & Craft Fair at Royal Roads University

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Royal Roads University, 2005 Sooke Road
Colwood, BC V9B 5Y2 Canada
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Mother's Day Paint In and Craft Fair 2017

  22nd Annual Mother's Day Paint-In! Celebrate Mother’s Day at Royal Roads University’s 22nd annual free outdoor festival of artists and artisans, entertainers and vendors. Enjoy spring blossoms in Hatley Park’s spectacular gardens, learn about the history of Hatley Castle, listen to live music and engage the kids’ creativity with fun activities and crafts. Admission and parking are free. For more information email paintin@royalroads.ca or call 250-391-2666. Registration for vendors is open until May 9, 2017.

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$17

Tea Ceremony at Nitobe Memorial Garden

May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nitobe Memorial Garden, 1895 Lower Mall
Vancouver, V6T 1Z4
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Nitobe Memorial Garden Tea Ceremony

Witness a Tea Ceremony in a Japanese garden!   The Urasenke Foundation of Vancouver hosts tea ceremonies at Nitobe Memorial Garden throughout the summer. Visitors attending a tea ceremony can witness the formal preparation of tea and participate as guests. Tea ceremonies are held at 12:00 pm (noon), 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm on the last Saturday of the month: May 27, June 24, July 29, August 26, September 30 Cost is $10. Please note garden admission fee…

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June 2017

Garden Days 2017

June 9 - June 18
Garden Days 2017

Garden Days is a national effort organised by the Canadian Garden Council and celebrated in gardens and the gardening community across Canada, in June each year. The objective is to draw attention to our garden culture, history and innovations; and to underscore the importance of public and private gardens, the values of home gardening and the promotion of environmental stewardship. The Garden Days spokesperson for British Columbia is Brian Minter. New and exciting for Garden Days 2017,  is that starting in 2017, Garden Days…

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$17

Tea Ceremony at Nitobe Memorial Garden

June 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nitobe Memorial Garden, 1895 Lower Mall
Vancouver, V6T 1Z4
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Nitobe Memorial Garden Tea Ceremony

Witness a Tea Ceremony in a Japanese garden!   The Urasenke Foundation of Vancouver hosts tea ceremonies at Nitobe Memorial Garden throughout the summer. Visitors attending a tea ceremony can witness the formal preparation of tea and participate as guests. Tea ceremonies are held at 12:00 pm (noon), 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm on the last Saturday of the month: June 24, July 29, August 26, September 30 Cost is $10. Please note garden admission fee is separate.…

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July 2017
$17

Tea Ceremony at Nitobe Memorial Garden

July 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nitobe Memorial Garden, 1895 Lower Mall
Vancouver, V6T 1Z4
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Nitobe Memorial Garden Tea Ceremony

Witness a Tea Ceremony in a Japanese garden! The Urasenke Foundation of Vancouver hosts tea ceremonies at Nitobe Memorial Garden throughout the summer. Visitors attending a tea ceremony can witness the formal preparation of tea and participate as guests. Tea ceremonies are held at 12:00 pm (noon), 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm on the last Saturday of the month: July 29, August 26, September 30 Cost is $10. Please note garden admission fee is separate. Reservations are strongly…

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August 2017
$17

Tea Ceremony at Nitobe Memorial Garden

August 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nitobe Memorial Garden, 1895 Lower Mall
Vancouver, V6T 1Z4
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Nitobe Memorial Garden Tea Ceremony

Witness a Tea Ceremony in a Japanese garden! The Urasenke Foundation of Vancouver hosts tea ceremonies at Nitobe Memorial Garden throughout the summer. Visitors attending a tea ceremony can witness the formal preparation of tea and participate as guests. Tea ceremonies are held at 12:00 pm (noon), 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm on the last Saturday of the month: August 26, September 30 Cost is $10. Please note garden admission fee is separate. Reservations are strongly encouraged to…

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September 2017

2017 BC Communities in Bloom Awards & CanWest Hort Expo

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - November 28 @ 4:00 pm
Tradex, 1190 Cornell Street
Abbotsford, British Columbia V2T 6H5 Canada
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2017 BC Communities in Bloom Awards

The buzz is already building for 2017!  FREE parking guaranteed. BC Communities in Bloom Annual Awards event, each community receives an evaluation report that provides a benchmark of accomplishment and a bloom rating that is promoted as a symbol of excellence within the province, across Canada and to the rest of the world. All ‘in Bloom’ communities participating in the Provincial Edition or competing in the National Finals are winners for connecting and engaging their commUnity pride. CanWest 2017 marks…

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Tea Ceremony at Nitobe Memorial Garden

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nitobe Memorial Garden, 1895 Lower Mall
Vancouver, V6T 1Z4
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Nitobe Memorial Garden Tea Ceremony

Witness a Tea Ceremony in a Japanese garden! The Urasenke Foundation of Vancouver hosts tea ceremonies at Nitobe Memorial Garden throughout the summer. Visitors attending a tea ceremony can witness the formal preparation of tea and participate as guests. Tea ceremonies are held at 12:00 pm (noon), 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm on the last Saturday of the month: September 30 Cost is $10. Please note garden admission fee is separate. Reservations are strongly encouraged to avoid disappointment…

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