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East Van Garden Tour June 16th

3 Jun


If you love gardening, or want to learn more, or maybe just get some great ideas for yours, you will want to grab your ticket(s) for the upcoming East Van Garden Tour. This is a self-guided tour that happens Sunday, June 16th between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm.  It’s a great opportunity to see what creative projects people have undertaken in their gardens. Many of the owners are available to chat as well and answer questions. Whether you have a home, patio garden or a community garden, The East Van Garden Tour is a great source of inspiration and ideas.  To participate, purchase your tickets in advance.  Show up on June 16th at Figaro’s Garden Centre the morning of the event and obtain your map. After that you head off to tour the gardens map in hand until 4:00 pm. Stop for coffee before, during or after and go at your own pace. It’s a great way to spend a few hours.

To purchase tickets, you have 3 options: 1) Online through Eventbrite, 2) Call Figaro’s Garden Centre, 1896 Victoria Drive (at 3rd Avenue) or 3) Call Britannia Community Services Centre, 1661 Napier Street, in person or by phone 604-718-5800. Tickets are $15 each.  Note: People who attend the tour will also get a one-time discount 20% discount at at Figaro’s starting on the day of the tour until July 1st. This is a very walkable tour, but it is not wheelchair accessible and pets are not allowed. 

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