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The Moleman!
Chilliwack Spinners & Weavers Guild
Vegetable Gardening Basics
Brian Minter's Winter Speaking Engagements

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All events are held at Minter Country Garden Store 10015 Young Road, Chilliwack BC.
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2016 EVENTS


BLOOMER BUS - SOLD OUT
to the Northwest Flower & Garden Show

Friday February 19, 7:30am-9:30pm

Sorry, the bus tour is now sold out, but please call 604.792.6612 to be added to our Wait List in case a space opens up. Thank you!

Road Trip! This is a popular day trip for garden enthusiasts, and if you've never visited the NWFGS before, this is a great way to do it! The bus will leave Country Garden at 7:30am and should arrive at the show at 11am. Expected departure time is 6pm so that we will be back in Chilliwack by approximately 9:30pm. Passengers must have a current passport, travel medical insurance and be prepared to disembark and reload the bus at the border. Onboard entertainment will be provided by Brian Minter, who will be hosting the tour! Tickets are $80 per person (available from our main cashier or call 604.792.3799) and include transportation costs and show admission. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are non-refundable. Seats sell quickly so book yours soon!

Please note, there is one pick-up/drop-off location in Abbotsford.
Click here for the detailed Info Sheet.

Mole Control

Saturday February 20 10am-12pm

Tired of moles making mountains of your yard? Then this the session for you! Join Bert Pulles, aka 'The Mole Man' as he discusses how to take on the moles and win, once and for all! Please call 604.792.6612 to register.

The Chilliwack Spinners & Weavers Guild

Saturday February 20 10am-4pm

We're excited to welcome back member of this great organization! Watch them create beautiful pieces with traditional tools and learn about the lovely work that they do. They will be located in the Tropical House.

Vegetable Gardening Basics

Saturday March 5 10:30am

New to vegetable gardening? This is the session for you! Brian will be discussing the best way to prepare gardens and containers for vegetable gardening, how to start seeds, and offer a few tips on how to get the most out of your edible landscape this year. Please call 604.792.6612 to register.

Brian's Winter Speaking Engagements

Brian is thrilled to speak at a number of great venues throughout the Lower Mainland this winter. Each location has it's own event details, so please click on their links for more info. Thank you!

Chilliwack Home, Leisure & Outdoor Living Expo 'Creating Wow Factor in Containers' ~ Jan. 29 (6:45pm), Jan. 30 (3:45pm) & Jan. 31 (1:45pm). Click here for venue info.

Fraser Valley Home & Garden Expo 'Creating Wow Factor in Containers' ~ Feb. 12 (7pm), Feb. 13 (3:30pm) & Feb. 14 (2:30pm). Click here for venue info.

Seattle Northwest Flower & Garden Show 'Add a Little Thrill' ~ Feb. 17, 10:30am and 'The Art of Extraordinary Combinations' ~ Feb. 19, 4:30pm. Click here for venue info.

BC Home & Garden Show 'The Changing Dynamics of Tomorrow's Gardens' ~ Feb. 18, 3pm. Click here for venue info.

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RECENTLY COMPLETED EVENTS


Pruning Seminars

Join us for the most popular sessions of the year! Pruning is both an art and a science, and these sessions will help you master both.

Pruning 101 ~ Saturday January 23, 10:30am With Doug & Dave Neufeld. The dynamic duo is back! Watch as they demonstrate the techniques needed to prune deciduous fruit, flowering and shade trees. Please call 604.792.6612 to register as space is limited and always fills quickly!

Pruning 102 ~ Saturday January 30, 10:30am With Brian Minter. Brian will address 'all the rest', including: flowering shrubs, broadleaf evergreens, perennials, small fruits, vines, specialty trees and shaping evergreens. Please call 604.792.6612 to register as space is limited and always fills quickly!

Pruning - The Abridged Version~ Saturday February 6, 10:30am For those with a small garden or a short attention span, this session will cover the basics from both 101 & 102. Please call 604.792.6612 to register as space is limited and, you guessed it, always fills quickly!

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