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REF NO.: 101

SUBJECT: Garden Days this weekend at Botanical Garden

DATE: June 16

It’s time to get outside! Garden Day, Canada’s national celebration of gardens and gardening, is Friday, June 17.

It’s the perfect event to take Dad out for an early Father’s Day treat. At Memorial University’s Botanical Garden, enjoy free admission and a variety of garden activities and tours. There will be an official opening of the Tuscan-style greenhouse, flower garden tours and much more.

All events take place at the garden at 306 Mount Scio Rd., St. John’s.


Friday, June 17 schedule of programs:

10:30 a.m.: Flower Garden Tour

12:30 p.m.: Official Opening of the Tuscan-Style Greenhouse, followed by a Flower Garden Tour

2:30 p.m.: Flower Garden Tour


For more information, please visit here or check out our Facebook event page here.

Not in town for the festivities? There are loads of activities to suit all tastes from coast-to-coast! Find them here. There’s even a contest on the website; enter for a chance to win some fabulous prizes.


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For more information, please contact Todd Boland, research horticulturist, Memorial University Botanical Garden, at 709-864-6773


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