MISSISSAUGA GARDEN FESTIVAL HAPPENINGS…

FREE at  Riverwood!  10 am to 4 PM, Sunday June 24th
RAIN OR SHINE!
There’s a world of fun for nature lovers, garden lovers and kids
at RIVERWOOD park, our festival headquarters for 2018!
Here’s a taste of what’s going on:
* Informal tour of the beautiful MacEwan Gardens
* Midday talks: see below for Speakers Schedule
*Master Gardeners to answer your questions
* A game area for kids
* A marketplace featuring artisan vendors
Food vendors, washrooms, picnic tables

 

Schedule of Speakers & demonstrations:

  • 11 am – Guided tour of the gardens at Riverwood (meet at the barn)
  • 11:30 – Patrick Kelly – “About Our Bees”, model of a bee hotel
  • 12:30 – Credit Valley Conservation, Melanie Kramer – “Your Green Yard”
  • 1:00 –  Jane New – The Enabling Gardens at Riverwood
  • 1:30 –  Edel Schmidt – Veggie gardening in pots
  • 2:00 – Official Greetings from City councillors and members of Parliament
  • 2:30 – Featured Speaker: Paul Zammit: ” Gardening in small spaces: getting the most from your containers”

Activities throughout the day

  • Master Gardeners’ advice table
  • Horticultural Gardens/Club representatives
  • Kids’ activities
  • City of Mississauga display/activity tent
  • Credit Valley Conservation information tent
  • Riverwood information tent
  • Fusion Landscaping – Region of Peel

MARKETPLACE: Artists & Artisans:

Handmade or crafted garden related items.  Cash only. 
  • Garden sculpture; wire, metal and glass
  • Honey products; greeting cards
  • Handcrafted soaps and bath bombs
  • Pottery
  • Jewelry
  • Stained glass
  • Tote bags 
  • Urban Nature Store