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Monday, March 13, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Gardening 101 at Canada Blooms
Learn and grow as a gardener at Canada’s largest flower and garden festival

(Canada Blooms, Toronto, 2017) - Time in the garden can be peaceful, a tranquil setting surrounding by nature.

But for the uninitiated, it can also be intimidating. There is a lot to know about what to plant when to plant it, how to care for the soil, when are the fruits and vegetables ready to pick, when a flower will bloom, whether to mulch, when and how much water … the list of possible concerns goes on. But Canada Blooms has you covered, seminars, workshops, and presentations over the 10-day run of the festival to help everyone cultivate their green thumb.

«There is always something new to learn in the garden, and we are proud at Canada Blooms to offer a full roster of professionals and experts that will help keep you on the cutting edge of gardening,» says Terry Caddo, General Manager of Canada Blooms. «With three stages and leading speakers, there is no question you will leave Canada Blooms a better gardener than when you arrived.»

On the Unilock Celebrity’ Stage:
• Celebrity gardeners Mark Cullen and/or Denis Flanagan will provide daily updates on what’s happening at Canada Blooms.
• Mark will also chat about The New Canadian Garden.
• The Toronto Flower Show will present floral designs from around the world.
• Frank Ferragine will discuss indoor gardening.

On the HortusTV Garden Solutions Stage presented by Harrowsmith:
• Tara Nolan will talk about raised garden beds.
• Kathleen Lang discusses gardening with children.
• The importance of good soil is covered by Connie Hunter.
• Native Canadian plants are the subject of Pat de Valence’s seminar.

On the Garden Marketplace Stage:
• Easy Flower Arranging by Kate Seaver.
• Feed Birds, Defeat Squirrels with Jim Mackiewicz
• Grow Niagara Lavender by Melissa Achal
• Frank Ferragine talks about The Recycled Garden

You can find a full list of speakers on canadablooms.com/event-type/speakers/.

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