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Say “Happy Birthday Canada”
with a ‘150th Celebration Garden’

In honor of Canada’s sesquicentennial in 2017, the Canadian Garden Council and Vesey’s Bulbs of PEI are giving away ‘150th Celebration Gardens’.

There are two parts to this program:

Part One:
Community groups, such as public gardens, municipalities, schools, service organizations, horticultural societies, garden clubs and the like,
are invited to apply for one of these spectacular 150th Celebration Gardens, to be planted in the fall of 2016 and bloom in the spring of 2017 in time to say “Happy Birthday Canada.”

Each garden consists of 1000 red and white tulip bulbs – the international symbol of friendship and an enduring symbol of our national ethos of kindness and hospitality.

Applications are being accepted on the Canada’s Garden Route website –

Deadline for applications is August 8, 2016.

As there are only 150 Celebrations Gardens available for the whole country, apply now, to avoid being disappointed.

Part Two:
Home Gardeners – Special Limited Offer
We know that many of the country’s home gardeners will also want to celebrate Canada’s 150th with a similar but smaller scale tulip garden.

Vesey’s is selling an exclusive, limited number – only 150 in your region – of special Celebration Gardens for the home gardener, each containing 75 Red and 75 White tulip bulbs. Each garden comes with a full colour certificate indicating participation in this special 150th Celebration.

Orders can be placed through the Canada’s Garden Route website – Click on the ‘150th Celebration Garden’ banner on the home page for more information. Act now to avoid disappointment.

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The ‘150th Celebration Garden’ program is brought to you by: Canadian Garden Council, in collaboration with its partners: Vesey’s Bulbs, Canada Post, Niagara Parks Commission, VIA Rail Canada, Canadian Nursery Landscape Association, Enterprise Canada, Baxter Travel Media, Garden Making magazine, Quebec Gardens’ Association, Gardens BC, Ontario Garden Council and Landscape Ontario.