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2015 Events
Pruning Seminars    
Abbotsford Home & Garden Expo    
Bloomer Bus to NorthWest Flower and Garden Show    
The Moleman Cometh    
Chilliwack Spinners and Weavers Guild    
Bee Friendly Gardening    
Owl and Raptor Visit    

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All events are held at Minter Country Garden Store 10015 Young Road, Chilliwack BC.
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2015 EVENTS


Pruning Seminars

Pruning is a great way to get your garden in shape for the year ahead and now is the ideal time to do it! Join us to learn both the art and science of this beneficial gardening activity.
Please call 604.792.6612 to register for each session
. Space is limited and fills very quickly as these are the most popular sessions of the year!

PRUNING 101 - January 31, 10:30am

Doug & Dave Neufeld, the dynamic pruning duo, are back! Watch as they demonstrate the techniques needed to prune deciduous fruit, flowering and shade trees.

PRUNING 102 - February 7, 10:30am

Brian Minter will address 'all the rest', including: flowering shrubs, perennials, vines, cane fruits, specialty trees, evergreens and more.

PRUNING, The Abridged Version - February 14, 10:30am

For those with a small garden or a short attention span, this session will cover the basics of both 101 & 102!

Please call 604.792.6612 to register!

Chilliwack Home, Leisure & Outdoor Living Expo

January 23, 24 & 25, 2015 at Heritage Park

Save the dates - Brian will be speaking at the 2015 Chilliwack Home, Leisure & Outdoor Livng Expo all 3 days January 23, 24 & 25, 2015.

Abbotsford Home & Garden Expo

February 6, 7 & 8, 2015 at Abbotsford Tradex

Save the dates - Brian will be speaking at the 2015 Home & Garden Expo in Abbotsford all 3 days - February 6, 7 & 8!

Bloomer Bus to NorthWest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle

Thursday, February 12, 2015, 7:30am-9:30pm $80 per person

Once again, we are organizing a bus trip south of the line to visit the Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle, Washington! The bus will leave Country Garden at 7:30am and should 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! Brian will also be speaking at the show at 1:45pm in the Hood Room.

Tickets are $80 per person and include transportation and admission to the show. Tickets must be purchased in advance, in-store or by calling 604.792.3799.

Click here for the complete information sheet.

For more information about the show, see the NWFGS Website.

The Moleman Cometh

February 21, 10am-12pm

Bert Pulles, a.k.a the Moleman, returns to help you take care of your mole problems, once and for all! Moles have been particularly active over the last couple of seasons, and Bert has years of experience in dealing with the challenges they present. Please call 604.792.6612 to register for this free session!

The Chilliwack Spinners and Weavers Guild

February 21, 10am-4pm

We are thrilled to welcome members of the Chilliwack Spinners & Weavers Guild to the garden center! Come and see them create beautiful pieces, learn about their craft and shop from some of their handmade products.

Bee Friendly Gardening

February 28, 10:30am

Bees need a little help these days so come and learn what to plant in your garden and on your deck to attract and feed the bees, all year round! Layout, seasonality, nectar vs. pollen plants etc. will be discussed. Please call 604.792.6612 to register for this free session!

Raptors Ridge Birds of Prey

March 14 and 15, 11am-3pm

They're back! The folks from Raptors Ridge will be returning with owls and raptors for a special visit at the start of spring break. Bring your camera and your questions!

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RECENTLY COMPLETED EVENTS


Enchanted Afternoon Winter Fairy & Gnome Party

January 3, 2015 2pm

Register now for a Winter Fairy & Gnome Party! Young ladies and gents who have a little magic in their hearts will learn how a Fairy & Gnome Garden is made, create their own Pixie Dust Primula and finish up with an Enchanted Tea Party. Ideal for kids aged 4-10.

The party will last approximately 1 hour and cost is $10 plus GST. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 604.792.6612 to sign up or visit us in-store.

Please note that payment is required to secure your place. NOTE:If parents want to come to the tea, cost will be $5.00 plus GST, which can be paid upon arrival.

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