2016 - April 1,  12 PM to 9 PM  |  April 2, 10 AM to 6 PM  |  April 3, 11 AM to 5 PM @ TRADEX, Abbotsford

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The Edible Garden

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99 Nursery & Florist - King George Highway, Surrey, BC

Featuring an array of edible options including ready to eat salad bowls, herbs, vegetable seedlings and more.  Experts will be on hand to help you with ideas for small container gardening or a large format vegetable and fruit garden. Urban gardening techniques, demos and lectures by experts. 

Right inside the Edible Garden Pavilion:

The Edible Garden School - presents:

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Brian Minter

New Nutritional Food Plants and Innovative Ways of Growing Them

Brian will be doing an  interesting and lively demonstration, creating innovative veggie containers.

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Delicious, Healthy & FUN:   Tips for bringing more LIFE from your GARDEN into your HOME

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Join Celebrity Chef & Award-Winning Author Dr. Theresa Nicassio in a lively conversation about easy ways to enjoy more life-giving food, straight from your garden. Theresa will share tips and tales from her Gourmand Award-Winning bestselling book YUM: plant-based recipes for a gluten-free diet (www.yumfoodforliving.com) that will not only increase the nourishment of the food in your home and entice your kids to eat more of their fruits and veggies, but will also save you money as well! She will also demo one of YUM's signature recipes to add a bit of extra tastiness to your morning fun!

Dr. Theresa Nicassio on CTV Morning News

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Click here to watch video

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Everything you always wanted to know about bees:

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Judy & Mike Campbell from Campbell's Gold Honey Farm & Meadery will present informative sessions on the honey bee world, where do they live, who actually lives there, and what do they do all day?   Have you ever wondered how honey bees communicate and find their food? 

Judy & Mike are certified beekeeping instructors and they will have all the paraphernalia at the show for you to see and learn how everything is used in beekeeping; such as bee hives, smoker, bee veil, pictures, etc.

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Other Presentations throughout the weekend:

  • A picture perfect garden - almost no weeds? Let Seeding Square’s Jennifer Pratt show you how.
  • Marie Bregg, The Jar Girl, narrates the history of Canning Jars and demonstrates how to select the correct jar for preserving the bounty of your Edible Garden.
  • Vertical Farming has many benefits - Zipgrow’s Cole Cedar shows you how. 

Click here to download Full Edible Garden School Schedule:as a pdf file

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99 Nursery & Florist