Garden tour showcases sustainable gardening

Five local private gardens and and four public sites featured

Habitat Acquisition Trust is putting on a local garden tour with a twist.

HAT’s Native Plant Garden Tour on May 3 is a free tour featuring five local private gardens and and four public sites with a behind the scenes look and expert advice

“I’m thrilled to be a part of the continuation of this very successful community event that brings people together around a shared passion for native plants,” said Jill Robinson, stewardship coordinator of HAT.

The Native Plant Garden Tour is free, but donations are welcome. Participants can go online tohat.bc.ca for a copy of the Native Plant Garden Tour guidebook or contact Habitat Acquisition Trust at 250-995 2428 or hatmail@hat.bc.ca for more information.

 

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