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All events are held at Minter Country Garden Store 10015 Young Road, Chilliwack BC.
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Klaassen Farms' Blueberries

Opening July 7, 2014
10am - 6pm Monday through Saturday

'Tis the season of fresh eating in Chilliwack and we're thrilled to welcome Klaassen Farms' Blueberries to the parking area this summer! For those who are looking for larger volumes, or are just really good at planning ahead, you can call the Farm directly and pre-order your berries for pick up at this location. For more information, contact them at 604.858.0169 or visit their website at www.chilliwackblueberries.com

Apple Fest

Saturday, October 18, 2014
9am - 4pm

Save the date for Apple Fest! We're planning a great day for everyone including great selections of Okanagan apples, fresh fruit juicing with Mobile Juice factory, a small fruit seminar with Brian, apple specials in our Callicarpa Café and much more! Stay tuned for all the details.


National Plastics Recycling Week

June 20 to July 1, 2014
During Store Hours

Gather up your plastic pots and trays, bring them to the designated area in our parking lot, sort them by size and we'll make send them off for recycling! Please note, plastics must be marked/stamped with the triangle symbol to be eligible for recycling. No advance drop offs please, as the area will only be set up for receiving as of the 20th.

Need to tidy up sooner (or after the 1st)? Plastics marked with the recycling triangle symbols can be recycled through curb-side recycling in Chilliwack.

Beer Gardening!

Sunday, June 29, 2014
with Calvin Quaite and Brian Minter

We have over 12 different varieties of hops in stock right now and Brian will show you just how easy it is to grow and care for these attractive, productive vines (technically, 'bines'). Calvin is an award winning expert in the field of beer and wine making and has extensive knowledge in harvesting, drying and processing hops, as well as the ultimate selection of bittering, aroma, flavouring and dual purpose hops for usage in beer brewing.

About Calvin: In addition to owning and operating True North Brew Supply, CanadianHomebrew.com, and Conner's Wine Cellar, Calvin writes a monthly 'Craft in the Fraser Valley' column for the BC Craft Beer News publication, sponsors the Chilliwack Cultural Center's Craft Beer Fest and, in the past two years, Calvin has won dozens of medals for his beer recipes! He is constantly on the lookout for the newest and best yeast and hop developments, working with both regional breweries and UFV to break new ground. He is truly a beer savant!

There is no cost to attend but space is limited and this very popular seminar fills quickly! Please call 604.792.6612 to sign up or visit us in-store.

Thank you livescience.com for the photo.

12th Annual Chilliwack Rotary Club's Garden
& Lifestyles Tour
Buy your tickets at Country Garden Store!

Saturday, June 21, 2014

There's something for everyone! Model trains, fountains, antiques, music and much more. Only 500 tickets to be sold and are $20 each. Get yours before they sell out! Available at our Country Garden Store.

National Garden Days

Friday-Sunday, June 13-15, 2014

Join us in celebrating Canada's National Garden Days. This is great opportunity to get out and enjoy the gardens around you… yours, your city's, garden attractions… you get the idea!

We're celebrating by hosting 'Summer on the Patio' themed seminars that weekend and we invite you to join us! The focus will be on container gardening to show that even the smallest home can still have a garden, and a bountiful one at that. See below for all the details or link to our PDF Document.

"Garden Days is Canada's coast to coast to coast, three-day celebration of our National Garden Day which is held annually on the Friday before Father's Day. This three-day program of activities and events is for gardening enthusiasts, families, schools and tourists alike. Garden Days is an opportunity for Canadians to enjoy their own garden, visit or take part in their favourite garden experience, get inspired at their local garden centre or travel to a nearby destination to enjoy their favourite garden." For full information on the national event, visit www.gardendays.ca

Veggie, Small Fruit & Herb Container Gardening

Saturday, June 14, 2014 10:30am with Brian Minter

There are so many options for container gardens right now and you'd be surprised just how much you can gather from one good sized pot! Brian will be discussing the best options for container gardens and show how to plant them for maximum visual appeal. This is a tasty way to combine form and function!

There is no cost to attend but space is limited and this very popular seminar fills quickly! Please call 604.792.6612 to sign up or visit us in-store.

Teas and Tisanes from your Garden

Saturday, June 14, 2014 2:00pm

Karen from Aromatica (the onsite tea shop) will introduce you to the flavourful world of home-grown tea! There are many wonderful options for herbal teas that can be grown in your own backyard. Learn which plants are the best to grow and how to process them to make the perfect sipper. Take your summer afternoon tea party to a whole new level!

There is no cost to attend but space is limited and this very popular seminar fills quickly! Please call 604.792.6612 to sign up or visit us in-store.

Successful Succulent Gardening

Sunday, June 15, 2014 2:00pm

Heat lovers are hot right now and with this summer's forecast being a warm and dry one, why not dress up your deck with planters that will look great and require less water? Pauline will present several varieties of succulents so that you can see how extensive and beautiful these families are, and show you how to plant and care for them year-round.

There is no cost to attend but space is limited and this very popular seminar fills quickly! Please call 604.792.6612 to sign up or visit us in-store.

Hanging Basket Days

Saturday, May 31, 2014
10:00am - 4:00pm

No time to plant your baskets? Let us do the work for you! Bring in your empty hanging baskets or containers from last season, choose from a pre-selected list of filler options and our experts will do the planting for you! Prices vary on container size and plant selection. Note: All containers must be emptied prior to arrival.
No advance drop offs please. Thank you!

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