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Favourite Spring Thing: Canada Blooms

With Spring just around the corner in many parts of Ontario, we’re celebrating some of our favourite signs of Spring in the province. This week it’s all about Canada Blooms! If you can’t wait another month to admire stunning tulips, daffodils and more, North America’s largest Home & Garden event is the perfect solution. Here’s four reasons you need to check out the show:

A perfect family adventure: Free admission for children under 12! It’s the perfect chance to get your kids excited about gardening, and a memorable experience for the whole family.

Quantity, Quality & more: There are over six acres of gardens to admire, plus Canada’s largest floral competition. This year enjoy 48 feet of floral carpet created with rooted, preserved, dried and fresh cut plant material and flowers in green, white and purple.

Canada Blooms 2011
Photo by melissasteep

Photo by feedyoursoul

Canada Blooms 2010
Photo by madhur_diwan

Great Shopping: Guests can get a head start on all their gardening needs with the expanded Blooms Marketplace (including tools, seeds, plants and buds!)

Canada Blooms - Windsor Life
Photo by lizpaton

Ask the experts: Enjoy having a Master Gardener of your very own!  For twenty minutes you’ll get the undivided attention your very own expert Master Gardener, who will talk exclusively to you about your garden.  Bring pictures, ideas and lots of questions. Sign up online for this great opportunity!

For more about Canada Blooms click here

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