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Guest Speaker: “Edible Plants for Prairie Gardens”
Cardston, AB
March 9, 2017
Hosted by Cardston Garden Club
Join June for an illustrated program with plenty of tips from her book, Edible Plants for Prairie Gardens: The Best Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs, to help you grow fabulously fresh food. Get inspired by June’s photography and find out what works in our short growing season, so you can enjoy amazing homegrown produce, harvested just a few steps from your own kitchen.

Garden Show Guest Speaker: “Native Plants in the Garden”
Calgary, AB
April 30, 2017
Hosted by Calgary Horticultural Society
Join June for a preview of prairie wildflowers at Calgary’s popular Garden Show, as she shares her passion for growing our native species and shows you how to bring the beauty of Alberta’s native plants into your backyard. Learn simple ways to successfully germinate your seeds, along with plenty of tips to help you find, choose, grow and combine native species with your favourite garden plants. Cultivating our natural heritage is a great way to celebrate Canada’s 150 birthday.

Guest Speaker: “Cultivating Nature’s Palette”
Edmonton, AB
June 26, 2017
Hosted by Edmonton Horticultural Society
Join June for a fun evening and plenty of ideas for bringing the beauty of Alberta’s native plants into your own backyard. Learn her simple strategies for successfully germinating wildflowers and grasses, along with tips for creating a beautiful pollinator garden and synchronizing your annual plantings with nature’s calendar. June’s photography will inspire you to create a sensory oasis of fruit, flowers and fragrance in a gorgeous display of regional identity.

Growing Native Plants from Seed
Alberta Native Plant Council Project Outreach
Discover professional secrets to germinating seeds of native species. Download your free copy of Flanagan’s article here:

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Garden Days   June 9 – 18, 2017
Canada’s Celebration of Gardens
June Flanagan is Alberta’s Spokesperson for Garden Days, a Canadian Garden Council initiative that celebrates the joy of gardens and gardening.  In response to popular demand, the festivities run 10 days this year, including National Garden Day on Friday, June 16.

Contact for more information about how you can get involved or visit to find out what’s happening in your area.

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