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Kickstart the spring season with the Seedy Saturday and Garden Show


​BRAMPTON, ON – Get ready for spring at this weekend’s Seedy Saturday and Garden Show!

This annual event will take place Saturday, March 9, from 10 am to 3 pm, in the Century Gardens Recreation Centre Auditorium, located at 340 Vodden Street East.

With over 20 exhibitors, receive gardening information, share, swap and buy seeds, create gardening communities, take part in exhibits and presentations, and visit the Seedy Café. There will also be a Kidz Zone.
Admission is free and the first 100 visitors will receive a free plant.

There will be five seminars held throughout the day.

• 10:10 to 10:50 am – Seed Basics 101 with Julia Dimakos
• 11 to 11:45 am – Homesteading, not just Hippies with cell phones with Sentimental Farm
• 12 to 12:45 pm – Vegetable gardening from the ground up with James Graham
• 1 to 1:45 pm – Gardening for birds, butterflies & beyond with the Toronto Region Conservation Authority
• 2 to 2:45 pm - Coyotes and wildlife in Brampton with Brampton Animal Services

Presented by the City of Brampton and the Brampton Horticultural Society, the Seedy Saturday and Garden Show is supported by Seeds of Diversity, a Canadian volunteer organization that conserves the biodiversity and traditional knowledge of food crops and garden plants.

For more information, visit www.brampton.ca/parks.

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“At the City of Brampton, we are committed to keeping our communities green and engaging with residents to provide horticultural resources. I encourage you bring your family and attend this event to get some gardening tips, hear speakers and visit the many exhibitors.”
- Mayor Patrick Brown

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