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Thursday, May 30th, 2013 — 2:48pm PDT
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Spring showers are tapering off and some sweet summer sunshine is about to help our gardens grow in Metro Vancouver. To assist green thumbs across Canada, Real Canadian Superstore Garden Centres are offering plants and colourful blooms sourced from Canadian growers, including DeVry Greenhouses in Chilliwack and Bylands Nurseries in Kelowna.

Other products include flowering baskets, edible plants, ornamental grasses, designer planters and more, which are all available in local nofrills, Extra Foods, and Real Canadian Superstore locations in the Lower Mainland.

Real Canadian Superstore Garden Centres locations also host Canada’s first and only national recycling program for gardeners. Receive a $5 coupon per 25 pots returned (valid until July 4, 2013, coupons can be found at cash registers of participating Garden Centres).


To get your garden growing, Real Canadian Superstore has offered up a prize pack valued at $100 for a Miss604 reader. This includes a $50 gift card, a Guy Wolff white clay pot (pictured above), and an assortment of beautiful new plants.

Here’s how you can enter to win this gardening prize pack:

  • Leave a comment here naming your favourite thing to grow in your garden (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win a #PCGarden prize pack from @preschoice and @Miss604

I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Friday, June 7, 2013.

Update The winner is @ChristieBuono!


  1. Tessa says:

    i love gerber daisies!

  2. tracy says:

    i love growing kale! so easy and so good for you!

  3. Eisberg says:

    That pot is so ‘now’ – the vintage look is fabulous.

  4. Emilia says:

    I love to grow huge sunflowers, pumpkins, corn, tomatoes, blueberries and local flowers in my garden

  5. My favourite thing to grow in the garden is yellow tomatoes

  6. corina says:

    Looking at my yard, you would think that I have a fondness for dandelions and weeds but I would rather have daisies!

  7. Jeff says:

    I love growing basil.

  8. Cliff says:

    Carrots and garlic

  9. Donna L says:

    I just started gardening last year and started small. Fave thing is lettuce! Except the slugs seem to love them too ๐Ÿ™

  10. Brenda says:

    I love growing herbs, especially different varieties of basil

  11. Darcy says:


  12. Janet says:

    My garlic chives are a must grow every year! I have them in planters on my balcony & tucked in my community garden beside the celery I’m trying for the first tme!

  13. maria says:


  14. Jas says:


  15. Hannah says:

    I love growing herbs! This year I’m trying 3 new (to me) varieties for tomatoes.

  16. lor says:


  17. luc says:

    I like tomatoes

  18. Stacey says:

    Tomatoes and fresh basil!

  19. KittyPride says:

    I love to grow vegetables, especially tomatoes and carrots

  20. Harjit says:

    That is a really nice pot. I like growing strawberries even though they can be finicky and easy to grow Marigolds.

  21. Anna says:


  22. Tina says:


  23. Kam says:

    Favourite thing to grow are strawberries!

  24. Lin says:

    I enjoy growing a variety of herbs. If I am lucky enough to win, the prizes will all go to my mum, who’s an amazing gardener and lives really close to a Superstore!

  25. Justine says:


  26. Cindy Smith says:


  27. Arjun Rudra says:


  28. Michelle W. says:


  29. Winnie says:

    If I had a garden, my favorite thing to grow would be blueberries!

  30. Debbie W says:

    I’ve got some curly leaf Kale coming – so exciting!!

  31. Linda says:

    Already anticipating things growing in my garden.

  32. Emma says:

    cherry tomatoes on the patio

  33. Marianne says:

    Lillies are my favs!!

  34. Jacky says:

    I love to grow watercress in my garden!

  35. Bryan says:

    I like to grow onions!

  36. Brenda says:


  37. A.J. says:

    While I love to grow fresh vegetables in my garden, especially tomatoes, by far my favourite plant is the jasmine tree because it becomes quite fragrant in late spring/early summer and you can’t help but take a deep breath of it everytime you pass by.

  38. Ria A. says:

    I love growing tulips! Red, yellow, pink, so pretty when they bloom <3

  39. alidavey says:

    snapdragons and sweet peas

  40. Debra says:


  41. Sarah says:

    Love growing Lavendar, basil, and veggies!

  42. Judi says:

    Cherry tomatoes, yellow,orange and red.

  43. debbie f says:

    I love hostas

  44. greg says:

    I always have luck with impatiens

  45. Breeze says:

    I love my hostas and herbs.

  46. Natalie says:

    Herbs! Basil is the best

  47. Andrea B. says:

    I love growing cucumbers.

  48. Lindsay says:

    Herbs – thyme, rosemary & basil

  49. Katie says:

    Basil, rosemary and tomatos…mostly because they’re the only things I don’t kill ๐Ÿ™‚

  50. jan says:

    tomatoes because they taste so much better than store bought

  51. Radhika K says:

    herbs (@radicalradhika)

  52. Holly Wert says:

    blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries!

  53. Angela says:

    Basil! So good and useful!

  54. Jennifer says:

    I love growing rosemary and lavender.

  55. Ginger Leah Gervais says:

    Herbs.. I like a lot of green ferns.. try to stay away from the smelly flowers as my daughter is allergic to bees and wasps..

  56. lindawwww says:

    I love growing tulips, my favourite flower.

  57. Shelley says:

    I would love to plant some Peonies Flowers.

  58. Melissa says:

    Sweet peas!

  59. Brenda Penton says:


  60. NicT says:

    Sweet peas! They survive everything, require little maintenance and make my backyard smell nice.

  61. Michelle B says:

    I love to grow roses

  62. Elizabeth B says:

    I love to grow impatiens…they don’t mind shade and they just continue to bloom without needing any maintenance!

  63. Jasen H says:

    Grape Tomatoes are my favourite thing to grow in the garden

  64. Carol McCann says:

    I love gardening it gives peace

  65. Dan says:

    my wife loves blueberries

  66. Sherry F says:

    I love growing blue flowers…..hydrangeas, lobelia, but I can’t seem to grow blue morning glory.

  67. frugaluser says:

    I love to grow hostas and tomatoes

  68. Carol says:

    Clustered bell flowers

  69. Ramona says:


  70. Amy says:


  71. Sandra says:

    I love to grow impatience in my front window flower boxes and veggies in the back yard garden

  72. Bonnie R says:


  73. Janice Meehan says:


  74. Rebecca says:


  75. Deb says:

    The kids and I love growing peas- so easy.

  76. Ray says:

    Basil, but so tempermental.

  77. Richard says:

    Peas for stir frys

  78. gord says:

    Roses ๐Ÿ™‚

  79. Jessica Smyth says:

    Anything edible, especially herbs

  80. Heather says:

    I have a pot of herbs on my front steps- herbs for cooking is my favorite

  81. Kathy E. says:

    My fave thing to grow are heirloom tomatoes!

  82. cindy says:


  83. Josh S says:

    Onions, they always get used and they are fun to watch grow.

  84. Varley says:

    Cherry tomatoes.

  85. Karla Sceviour says:

    I love to grow potatoes!!

  86. Megan says:

    Cherry tomatoes and carrots!

  87. Belinda McNabb says:

    A garden is not complete without tomatoes

  88. Lori L. says:

    Strawberries are a fave here, thanks for the chance to win!

  89. Kai Yan Chau says:

    Anything edible – herbs, veges!

  90. Shannon says:

    Blueberries, Strawberries and celery!

  91. tim says:

    tomatoes and carrots

  92. Jenn S says:

    love to grow cherry tomatoes

  93. Joy M. says:

    red geraniums

  94. Shauna says:

    herbs are my favorite!

  95. Jenny says:

    Cherry tomatoes!

  96. Emily says:

    I love planting all different colours of azaleas in my garden!

  97. Andrew P says:

    Definitely herbs

  98. liz says:

    Tomatoes,cucumbers and green peppers are easy to grow and make a wonderful nightly greek salad with dinner.

  99. KayKay says:


  100. Virginia says:

    My lavender is flourishing this year!

  101. Tooth Fairy says:

    I love growing a variety of Hostas since much of my garden is shaded so they thrive.

  102. stacey says:

    Love Love LOVE to grow tomatoes! nothing tastes so good!

  103. diana r says:


  104. Sharon Dong says:

    My Cala Lillies. Sooo pretty every year.

  105. catherine says:

    Lavender — I love the scent.

  106. Cairine says:

    Iris’s are my thing, I have many different colours from dwarf to tall. I have lots of other flowering plants and shrubs but the one thing I have the largest variety of is my iris.

  107. Ann W says:

    I like to grow herbs

  108. lisa says:

    heirloom tomatoes !

  109. lucy kabatoff says:


  110. Chris O. says:

    My favorite thing to grow in my garden is Geraniums – so many varieties!

  111. Bernadette E. says:

    My herbs are my fave….green onions, cilantro and even the tomato’s make the cut!!!

  112. Mary Rose says:

    I love growing roses!

  113. Ceci says:


  114. S Wheeler says:

    We love Tulips & Daff’s! They always give us hope that Spring is on the way:)

  115. Tamara says:

    I love growing herbs – so nice to be able to just use them when cooking!

  116. Mary W says:


  117. Laura says:

    Love to grow cherry tomatoes – right from the planter to my mouth!

  118. Sanaz says:

    Basil and other herbs

  119. Ross says:

    its time to get dirty in the sun. Gardening is so much fun

  120. Andy C. says:

    Herbs for the kitchen

  121. Cheryl (@loucheryl) says:

    I love to grow Portulaca flowers in my garden because they are so hardy and COLOURFUL!

  122. Erin says:

    Tomatoes and lettuce! Fresh salads all summer!

  123. Erica says:

    Peas in a pod! Love love love growing them, a little tricky but soooo worth it ๐Ÿ™‚

  124. James says:

    Tomatoes and lettuce. Easy and cheap to maintain

  125. Rhonda W G. says:

    I have rhubarb planted and it’s a personal favourite!

  126. linda says:

    My favourite thing to grow in the garden – herbs.

  127. Stevie says:

    I love to grow strawberries

  128. Michael k says:

    my favorite thing to grow is tomatoes in the garden

  129. David D says:

    Tomatoes — or any vegetable I then don’t need to buy from the grocery store!

  130. Michelle says:

    We only have some herbs growing so this would be perfect!!

  131. jennifer says:

    i love tulips!

  132. Amy says:

    Herbs, because my apartment doesn’t have a balcony.

  133. Sunshine G says:

    Strawberries and raspberries – it’s so nice to have them fresh in the morning!

  134. Mike Gismondi says:


  135. Angela griffin says:

    I like growing sweet peas.

  136. Anything that will not die on me!

  137. eileen h says:

    I agree with Tracy’s comment (2nd in your comment list) about liking Kale. I like to make Kale Chips (Truffle Oil is the key ingredient), and I would buy the plants and make so many kale chips they would be coming out of my yin yang.

  138. Marianne says:

    Luv growing my berries!!!!

  139. Rebecca says:


  140. Valerie L. says:

    I love growing strawberries and raspberries! <3

  141. Teresa says:

    Tomatoes are the easiest to grow. They thrive in my garden.

  142. Serena Debolt says:

    I love to grow all types of lettuce – as long as the slugs don’t get them first!

  143. Julia says:

    Would love to win this for my husband…He takes such pride in his garden!

  144. Julia says:

    PS He loves his roses!

  145. LAinVan says:

    My favourite thing to grow is fresh herbs. They are so easy to grow and add such spark to everything fresh in summer cooking. Love that my Rosemary is now a “bush” and lasts all year round. Can’t beat walking outside a clipping fresh herbs!

  146. tania says:


  147. rino says:

    Herbs for the kitchen!

  148. Sandra says:

    Mini roses

  149. Shannon says:


  150. Iris @muckymoo says:

    Basil, parsley and rosemary are my favorite things to grow for my kitchen. I also love to grow new wave petunias and geraniums to make my deck beautiful all summer.

  151. Penny R. says:

    I like to grow Sweet Peas!

  152. Randall Russell says:

    I love to grow strawberries and peoneys

  153. Shirley says:

    I like to grow herbs.

  154. Phyllis says:

    Cherry tomatoes!

  155. Diana says:

    Love growing sweet peas!

  156. Heidi C. says:

    snow peas

  157. Leanne M says:


  158. sita says:

    peas & tomatoes

  159. Leah says:

    Tomatoes and cilantro

  160. Shannon says:

    I love to grow veggies mixed in with my flower and herb plants. They look pretty – and are functional too!

  161. Louanne B says:

    I love growing zucchini to make zucchini and pineapple bread, zucchini chocolate cake and baked or grilled zucchini sticks.

  162. Alex says:


  163. Cathy C says:

    For me it is veggies (tomatoes, lettuce) and herbs (basil & rosemary, parsley) that are my favourite and must grown items in my garden!

  164. vince says:

    lots of different plants!

  165. Deidre says:

    Herbs – mint, basil, sage, rosemary and thyme….

  166. Florence C says:

    I love to grow beets.

  167. MissT says:

    I like to grow Strawberries

  168. Lynn Montes says:

    I love growing rhubard! Big and bushy and can be shared with so many people!!

  169. Julia says:

    Strawberries ๐Ÿ™‚

  170. Vania says:

    I dont have a garden yet… just an orchid letting my room prettier. But back when I used to have a yard, I loved having mint in the garden! Put some pineapple and mint on the blender and try it, it’s so refreshing! Better than those things they sell in boxes and call juice!

  171. Deborah Smart says:

    I love bleeding heart plants; so pretty!
    Thanks for the chance to win; if I do, I could rescue my garden from my dog!

  172. cindy says:


  173. Karen Falk says:

    My favorite plant this year on my West End balcony is a small lavender tree…it was my big purchase for the season, but I got it for an incredible deal at one of the Kits grocery/plant stores. It was steal at $9.95! They are selling around town for $29.95. Am trying to grow a combo of flowers and edibles.

  174. Heidi C. says:

    My favourite is raspberries but we have a huge garden this year with all kinds of fruits, veggies and flowers.

  175. Angel’s Trumpets!

  176. Caresse says:

    Ferns and hostas. They grow well at my shady house.

  177. stacey dempsey says:

    I love tomatoes and strawberries yumm
    I tweeted too

  178. Dana says:

    Any sort of herb! Nothing like using fresh vs store bought or dried when cooking.

  179. Tintin says:


  180. Gary says:


  181. Eva Mitton-Urban says:

    Adventurous when it comes to gardening. Last year we had a little patch where we grew corn – big enough for one person to enter – just like in “Field Of Dreams”. This year we decided to primarily have watermelons – good to eat and fun to carve ..

    eva mitton-urban

  182. diana r says:


  183. Sharnjeet Kaur says:

    I love to grow pear tree in my home as it got beautiful, snowy white flowers and sweet fruits.

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