Public Gardens to Open its Greenhouse Doors to the Public

From HRM:
(Wednesday, May 5, 2010) – For all those amateur gardeners wanting to
know how the professionals achieve perfect results, come to the Halifax
Regional Municipality (HRM) Greenhouse Open House.

WHEN:   Saturday, May 15, 2010 – 9am -3pm

WHERE:  5711 Sackville Street, Halifax (across the street from the

HRM greenhouses cultivate most of the plants and flowers for the
region’s parks and open spaces.  On May 15, meet HRM gardeners and
check out educational displays.

There will also be two free, one-hour guided walking tours of the
Halifax Public Gardens that day.  These will run at 10 am and 2 pm for a
total of 15 people per tour.

Two new Toulouse geese have joined the garden’s resident fowl
population.  Children aged 5 to 12 years of age are asked to help
Gardens’ Staff and The Friends of the Halifax Public Gardens name the
geese.  Go on-line at to enter your names
(one boy, one girl) by May14, 2010.  Or visit the greenhouse by noon on
May 15 to enter in person.  The winning names will be announced at the
end of the Open House.

The Absent Attendee

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