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Wetland Courses for 2014

The KC Irving Centre & Fern Hill are pleased to announce their Wetland course offerings for 2014.

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WANT TO LEARN ABOUT NOVA SCOTIA’S WILD FLORA?

BIOL 3293 FLORA OF NOVA SCOTIA is being offered this summer through OPEN ACADIA (June 16th-July 4th, 2014

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Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens

Friends of the Acadian Forest Native Plant Sale - Saturday May 3rd, 9am - 12pm

Our volunteers have been busy in the greenhouse propagating native plants all winter long! The plants have been lovingly grown from seed collected in the Gardens. We have over 30 native species available for sale this year including groundcovers, perennials and shrubs. For a complete list of plants join our Facebook event page.

We're pleased to be welcoming back Baldwin Nurseries and Helping Nature Heal. They will be bringing with them native trees, shrubs and perennials as well as educational material on ecological gardening and sustainability. We're excited about a new addition to the plant sale this year Fernwood Plant Nursery, they will be offering a great selction of native ferns, perfect for that shady location in your garden! Another great addition to our sale is Valley Waste Resource Management, they will be sharing their knowledge of backyard composting.

Mark your calendar for this fun annual event. We look forward to seeing you in the Gardens soon!