Archive of posts tagged "garden"

Superstore Garden Centres Giveaway

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PC Pixie Grape & PC Shrimp Braidvia Canadian Gardening. 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 […]

Minter Gardens Photowalk

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Disclosure: Review — Our tickets were compliments of Harrison Hot Springs Resort. Views and opinions are my own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

On the way back from Harrison Hot Springs Resort earlier this week my friend and I took a quick detour before hopping back on Highway 1. Coming from Agassiz, we turned right at the roundabout on Highway 9 (Agassiz-Rosedale Highway) and stopped into Minter Gardens for lunch at the Envision Garden Cafe. Prior to heading […]

Vancouver Icons: Bloedel Conservatory

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On Thursday, December 6th, the Bloedel Conservatory will have its 43rd anniversary which makes it a valid candidate for this week’s Vancouver Icons photo profile: Photo credit: kennymatic & on Flickr The conservatory was built thanks largely to a $1.25 million donation through the Bloedel Foundation from lumber magnate Prentice Bloedel and his wife […]

Festival of Lights at VanDusen Garden 2012

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Covering 55 acres, VanDusen Botanical Garden is a year-round destination for those looking for a peaceful stroll or natural photo opportunities, attending fundraising events, taking in the beauty of spring and summer foliage or the colours of fall, and especially basking in the glow of thousands of twinkling lights during the annual Festival of Lights. […]

VanDusen Botanical Garden for Fall

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VanDusen Botanical Garden is celebrating the first anniversary of its award-winning Visitor Centre that is self-sufficient, carbon neutral, and has LEED Platinum certification. The Visitor Centre has meeting space, the garden’s gift shop, and Truffles Cafe. It’s your first stop on your self-guided tour of the 55 acre garden that has over 50 points of […]