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Canada's National Garden Days 2018
Jun 16

Canada’s National Garden Days 2018

By Scott McDonald

Canada’s National Garden Day will be celebrated on Saturday, June 16, 2018 and events will continue across Canada and in British Columbia to Sunday, June 24th. There were tens of thousands of participants, dozens of gardens and close to 300 Canada’s National Garden Days activities registered across Canada in 2017 – from wacky to educational, […]

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Greater Victoria Flower Count 2018
Mar 07

Annual Greater Victoria Flower Count

By Scott McDonald

Are you ready for the annual  greater Victoria Flower Count? Each municipality across Greater Victoria is encouraged to take up the challenge to be the “Bloomingest Community” of the Greater Victoria area for the Victoria Flower Count. People reporting flower counts will have their number attributed to their community. Whether they live on the Saanich […]

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BC Tourism Industry Conference 2018
Mar 06

Garden Tourism Development at BC Tourism Conference

By Scott McDonald

Garden Tourism Update and British Columbia’s Garden Tourism Sector Development at the BC Tourism Industry Conference 2018 Gardens British Columbia is pleased to collaborate with and be the topic of a seminar titled, B-2 Sector Development: Where the Rubber Hits the Trail and Going Gardens Tourism, at the BC Tourism Conference in Kelowna, BC, March […]

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Garden Tourism Readiness Workshop - Vancouver
Nov 07

Garden Tourism Readiness Workshop – Vancouver

By Scott McDonald

Garden Tourism Readiness Workshop – Vancouver Monday, November 7th – 10:00am until 2:30pm, at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden.  Lunch included.  Cost:  FREE Gardens BC and the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden would like to invite you to a complimentary garden tourism readiness workshop lead by seasoned marketing specialist Richard Innes. The workshop will […]

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Garden Tourism Readiness Workshop
Nov 06

Garden Tourism Readiness Workshop – Victoria

By Scott McDonald

Garden Tourism Readiness Workshop – Victoria Monday, November 6th – 10:00am until 2:30pm, at The Butchart Gardens, Gift Store Conference Room.  Lunch included.  Cost:  FREE Launched early in 2017, the Growing Our Markets (GOM) project is an 18-month national program. Phase One was designed to establish Destination Garden Networks (DGN) in 10 communities across the country. […]

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Garden Days 2017
Jun 09

Garden Days 2017

By Scott McDonald

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 […]

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Canada 150 Gardens banner
Mar 14

10 Gardens BC Members Receive Canada 150 Garden Experience Designations

By Scott McDonald

150 garden ways to celebrate Canada 150, and 16 are found in Super, Natural British Columbia! In celebration of Canada’s sesquicentennial, the Canadian Garden Council in collaboration with the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association, unveiled 150 jury-selected gardens and garden experiences that have received the Canada 150 Garden Experience designation, 16 of which are located in British Columbia, at the […]

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2017 Garden Tourism Conference
Mar 13

2017 North American Garden Tourism Conference

By Scott McDonald

The biennial North American Garden Tourism Conference is where Gardens, Garden Experiences and the Tourism industry meet to discuss best practices and new and emerging strategies geared to growing both sectors from a Garden Tourism perspective. The Conference takes place in Toronto, on March 13, 14 & 15, 2017, in conjunction with Canada Blooms, the […]

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