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Garden Show Gala in full bloom this weekend

The McClure Cup will be awarded for the Best Peony

The Prince Edward County Horticultural Society will host its annual Gardeners’ Gala – From Colony to Country – Saturday, June 9 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Crystal Palace, Picton Fairgrounds.
The judged floral competition show opens at 10:30 am for viewing. Admission is free of charge and amateurs are welcome to show off their County Garden Winners. Entries will be received on Friday, June 8 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Click here for classes to enter.  A self-guided Jubilee Garden Walking Tour will be held from 10a.m. to 4p.m. Maps may be purchased for $5 from the Horticultural booth.
A Victorian Tea Room will be set up from 11:30 am – 3 p.m. Terry Sprague will be the keynote speaker from 2-3 p.m. in the Blue Bird Building.  A barbecue will follow from 4-6 p.m.
The Gala will feature local vendors, exhibitors, professional floral displays and gardening information.


Grand Opening 11.30 a.m.
Victorian Tea Room.  11.30 a.m. to 3p.m. $5.00
Talk by Terry Sprague. “P.E.C. Our Natural Gem.”  2.00 PM. $ 5.00
Barbecue. 4-6p.m. Burgers, hot dogs, veggies, salad and dessert. $10
$20 ticket includes all three events. Door prizes draw included with ticket purchase.

Jubilee Garden Walking Tour.  10a.m. to 4p.m. Self-guided walking tour.  Maps may be purchased for $5 from the Horticultural booth.
Green Elephant Table, used garden books, tools containers, ornaments etc.  If you have anything to donate, please just put it on the table.

The following vendors have committed to taking part in the Gardeners’ Gala:
Prince Edward County Landscape Design
Canadian Twig Furniture
Nature Lover’s Bookshop
Creations Ferngarden – jewellery
Workshop Wizards – wood carving, birdhouses
Barry Mathie – day lilies, hostas
Cherryvale Farms – plants, flours, food tasting
Rattan Barn – wicker and rattan furniture
Cindy Johnson, goldsmith– jewellery
Walker’s Greenhouses – annuals, containers
Honey Pie Hives – honey, soap, candles
Prince Edward County Lavender – plants, bath products, gifts
Ronald Bernier – Birdhouses, bat houses, feeders, sun catchers
Canadian Twig Furniture – furniture, home & garden décor,  planters, arbors

For further information, contact:

Ingrid Bronson, 613-476-6915, email:

Joyce Young, 613-476-4865, email:

Walter McGee, 613-476-5116, email:
For more on the PEC Horticultural Society, and the full program and entry list, visit:

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  1. Doris Lane says:

    Sounds like a great day with flowers,tea,speaker and BBQ

  2. ingrid bronson says:

    Hi could you please add the web site This has all the correct information on it the other one is incomplete.
    Thanks Ingrid

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