SUDBURY GARDENING FESTIVAL - Parkside Centre (YMCA) - May 26, 2018 - 9:30 am - 3:00 pm  

SPECIAL FEATURES


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Sudbury Horticultural Society 
Sudbury Master Gardener
Perennial Plant
Sale

Each spring members donate plants for sale to the public.
Funds raised are used to support the society's work in the community.


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Sudbury
Horticultural Society

Gardening Festival Juried Horticultural Show
The Horticultural Society's horticultural shows provide members with an opportunity to share their expertise with the general public. This show will feature floral design, photography, and arts and crafts.


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Vetac
- Sudbury's
Regreening Committee

Shrub Seedling Give-Away
VETAC is committed to enhancing and sustaining a healthy environment for residentsof Greater Sudbury through the restoration and protection of our air, land and water.
VETAC will be distributing hundreds of 
Virgin's bower (Clematis virginiana) and black chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa) to gardeners for planting in their home gardens.
Vale and Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations (Glencore) will also be distributing tree seedlings throughout the day.

PICK UP YOUR FREE SEEDLINGS AND HELP US TO BEAUTIFY GREATER SUDBURY


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Greater Sudbury
Public Library

On-site Lending Library
Greater Sudbury Public Library will set up a display of gardening resources that are available for loan.
Library cards will be available for new members and
all library users will have an opportunity to sign out resoures relating
to their favourite gardening
topics.


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Public Health Sudbury and Districts
Tetanus Clinic
The Sudbury & District Health Unit works locally with individuals, families, the community and partner agencies to promote and protect health and to prevent disease. Public health programs and services are geared toward people of all ages and are delivered in a variety of settings including workplaces, day care and educational settings, homes, health care settings and community spaces.

Adults
need a booster for tetanus and diphtheria every 10 years.

Tetanu
s bacteria can enter your body through a cut when you garden or work in soil and cause "lockjaw".  Lockjaw is an infection that causes painful muscle spasms and breathing failure, which leads to death in 20 to 50%  of cases.  Wear shoes and gloves
when gardening and get your tetanus
booster.

VI
SIT THEIR BOOTH AT THE FESTIVAL AND GET YOUR
FREE TETANUS SHOT

VIEW OUR TETANUS POSTER


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Greater Sudbury's Environmental Services Division
Free Compost
Responsible for the collection of solid waste (garbage); collection of leaf & yard trimmings and Green Cart organics; collection, processing, and marketing of blue box recyclables; collection and disposal of household hazardous waste; collection of leaf & yard trimmings; provision of backyard composters and all centralized composting activities of the City and the promotion and education of all 3R's (reduce, reuse, recycling) activities.

A LIMITED SUPPLY OF SAMPLE BAGS OF COMPOST
WILL  BE AVAILA
BLE.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OUR POSTER


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Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario

Seedling Swap and Sale

The Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario (EFAO) will be hosting this year's Seedling Swap and Sale. Local gardeners and green thumbs can bring their seedlings to swap for an equal number of donated seedlings or you can choose to purchase donated seedlings. 
All proceeds will support the work of the Assocation in Ontario.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OUR POSTER


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Laurentian University - School of the Environment

Soil Testing
Bring your soil sample to the Festival and have it's PH level tested by students from the University.  They will also offer advice for improving the quality of your garden soil.  Visit their booth in the Parkside Centre.

 


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Sudbury Horticultural Society

Used Book Sale
Thanks to generous donations from members and supporters of the Society there will be an impressive selection of gardening for sale at very reasonable prices.  In particular we thank Margit and Peter Dobor for their generous donation of an extensive collection of excellent gardening books for this year's sale.