Date(s) - Sat, Mar 16
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Amsterdam Garden Centre
We invite you to join us for our 21st Annual NATURE DAY EVENT! Fun for the whole family!
Complete with seminars as well as interactive & informative displays by the following organizations & vendors promoting Nature Preservation, Natural Pollination, Organic Gardening, and more:
* Vancouver Master Gardeners
* Burns Bog Conservation Society
* CEED Centre Society
* Dr. Bee Honeyland
* Friends of Deboville Slough
* Hendrick, the Butterfly Man
* Invasive Species Council of Metro Vancouver
* Maple Ridge Garden Club
* Minnekhada Park Association
* Northwest Wildlife Preservation Society
* Otter 4H Llama and Poultry Club
* Pitt Meadows Garden Club
* PlantSomethingBC Bee Friendly
* Ramsay Blueberry Farm
* UBC Wild & Immersive Malcolm Knapp Research Forest
* Wallflowers and Beyond (local artist)
Enjoy FREE Seminars, with FREE PRIZE DRAWS:
10:30-11:00am FREE ‘RAPTOR FORCE OF NATURE’ Birds of Prey
FREE presentation by Raptors Ridge Birds of Prey about the owls, hawks, & falcons living among us. Come see these magnificent birds up close!
11:00-11:45am PHOTO OPP with a Bird of Prey & handler for a minimum $2 donation towards the Elizabeth Wildlife Center which will enter you into a draw for a chance to win 4 passes to the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park!
11:00-2:00pm INDOOR BBQ – Hot Dog Sale
11:30-11:50am FREE BEE FRIENDLY PLANTS TALK
Learn about which plants are best to attract and feed bees and
other pollinators! We can all help to provide a healthy habitat for
pollinators in our own patios and gardens.
1:00 pm FREE ‘BEE FRIENDLY PLANTS’ SEMINAR
12:00-12:30pm KIDS PLANT A VEGGIE GARDEN workshop for kids
1:30-1:50pm FREE BUTTERFLY GARDEN TALK
2:00-2:30pm ‘STRAWBERRY BASKET’ Workshop ~ Class for Kids
Kids plant their own Strawberry Hanging Basket and take it home! $10 ($10.50 incl. tax) per child workshop fee includes the cost of materials. Ages 7 and under need adult participation. Please register in advance.
2:30-2:50pm FREE West Coast Seeds NEW SEEDS FOR 2019 TALK
3:00-4:00pm FREE ‘MASON BEE SEMINAR’
This seminar will explain everything you need to know about Mason Bees, and successfully keeping them as beneficial insects for pollination in your garden.
20% OFF ~ Native Plant Sale on March 16, 2019!
In order to register for the seminars and/or kids workshop, please contact us in advance with your name, and phone number:
Phone: 604-465-6614, or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Farm Fresh Reference Guide is produced by the Fraser Valley Farm Direct Marketing Association in cooperation with the BC Ministry of Agriculture.
For information on participating in the 2018 – 2019 Farm Fresh Reference Guide or bcfarmfresh.com, contact us at:
24565 Dewdney Trunk Road
Maple Ridge, BC V4R 1W9