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Starting from Seed

Fruit & Berry Basics

Introduction to Veggie Gardening

Dinosaur Gardens

Hanging Basket Day

Show & Tell Sessions

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All events are held at Minter Country Garden Store 10015 Young Road, Chilliwack BC.
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Starting from Seed, Successfully!

March 4, 10:30am

We're so excited to have Alex from West Coast Seeds join us to show you how to get growing from seed, what the best candidates are, and tips and tricks for success. Please call 604.792.6612 to register!

Fruit & Berry Basics

March 18, 10:30am

In jam, jelly, pie, crumble or fresh off the branch, sweet fruit is a joy in any form! Brian will be discussing the best small fruits and fruit trees to grow in our area, the growing requirements for each and tips for great productivity. Please call 604.792.6612 to register!

Dinosaur Gardens

March 24, 10:30-11:30am, $12 per student

Kids aged 4-10 are invited to create their very own dinosaur garden (complete with toy dinosaur)! Pauline will demonstrate how to create an indoor/outdoor miniature garden, explaining the importance of light, soil and water at the same time, and then each child will make their own garden to take home. They'll also get to meet a few plants that lived at the time of the dinosaurs, like the Wollemi Pine (pictured). Maximum 15 students. Please note, pre-registration and payment is required to hold spaces... thank you! Please call 604.792.6612 to sign up!

Introduction to Vegetable Gardening

March 25, 10:30am

Brian will be spending an hour discussing tried, true and new varieties of vegetables to try, tips for growing edibles in containers and address some of the common challenges home gardeners may face during the growing season. Please call 604.792.6612 to register!

Hanging Basket Day!

April 29, 10am-4pm

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 drop-offs please. Thank you! Pictured is a shade moss basket at maturity.

Show & Tell Sessions

In April... Dates & Times to be Posted Shortly

Time to try something new! We're often asked great questions by our customers, so we're turning some of those 'FAQs' into short and sweet (30 minute) walking tour/info sessions. Most sessions will meet at the Info Center to start, and then one of our team members will guide folks to the topic area to introduce related plants, products, ideas and answer your questions. Topic areas and dates/times will be posted shortly. All sessions are free of charge.

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