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SUBJECT: Canada’s 150th celebrations at Memorial University Botanical Garden

DATE: Oct. 7

Memorial University Botanical Garden is hosting a public planting ceremony in preparation for Canada’s 150th birthday next year!

A public planting will take place at the garden at 306 Mount Scio Rd. on Wednesday, Oct. 12, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome! Admission is free during the planting celebration.

Memorial University Botanical Garden is the lucky recipient of one of 150 gardens to receive 1,000 tulips from the Canadian Garden Council in collaboration with Vesey’s Bulbs of PEI.

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For more information, please contact Sarah Halliday, special projects co-ordinator, Memorial University Botanical Garden, at (709) 864-7669 or


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