Doug Trimmer of Brother Nature sells perennial, annual and vegetable seeds at Saanich Seedy Saturday. (James MacKenzie/News staff)

PHOTOS: Seedy Saturday thrives in Saanich

Green thumbs flock to the Gardens at HCP

The sunshine and mild weather welcomes droves of green thumbs to Saanich Seedy Saturday.

This year’s event showcases an abundance of local certified organic seeds along with tasty produce, children’s activities, and a variety of vendors.

RELATED: Seedy Saturday season starts in Saanich

Guest Speaker Dr. Trevor Hancock, Hon FFPH speaks on the topic of “Feeding a One Planet Region” which looks at how the District of Saanich is involved with One Planet Living initiatives.

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There are a lot of vendors to meet all your gardening needs at the Saanich Seedy Saturday. (James MacKenzie/News staff)

Jes Spalek and Holly Spalek check out the gardens at HCP while their parents buy seeds. (James MacKenzie/News staff)

Karen Fediuk and Brian Thom check out the plants on sale at Saanich Seedy Saturday to see what they can add to their garden. (James MacKenzie/News staff)

Harald and Val Evans from Campbell River enjoy the peace and quiet of the Garden at HCP. (James MacKenzie/News staff)

Jenny Lotz showcasing over 200 species of pollinators from Van isle. (James MacKenzie/News staff)

Guest Speaker Dr. Trevor Hancock, Hon FFPH speaks at 1 p.m. on the topic of “Feeding a One Planet Region” which touches on how the District of Saanich leads the way with One Planet Living initiatives. (James MacKenzie/News staff)

A couple enjoy a stroll through the gardens at HCP during Saanich Seedy Saturday. (James MacKenzie/News staff)

The Good Earth’s Ron Berezan describes the benefits of his biochar. (James MacKenzie/News staff)

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