Event Planning Report

Practical Event Planning Guide

$3.00 – $7.50 Discount International Home and Garden Show Ticket Promo

Home and Garden Show

Home and Garden Show

Of interest to Event Planners and folks planning an event in their garden at home.

No Coupon or promo code is required. Show price is $15.00 at the door
$12.00 if tickets are ordered online
50% discount at the door for after 5:00 PM on Thursday and Friday evening


Toronto International Centre
6900 Airport Rd at Derry, Mississauga

Thursday,   March  31 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday,       April      1 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday,   April      2 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sunday,     April      3 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

March 31 – April 3, 2011

Get the Jump on Spring
at the
Gardening Show

shows for the price of one at the International

& Garden Show

31st – April 3rd, International Centre



February 28, 2011 . . .
Now is the time to plan your best garden
ever, say the International Home & Garden Show’s garden rescue
crew. As the crocuses begin to bud, horticultural luminaries Mark
Cullen, Frank Ferragine, Denis Flanagan, Marjorie Harris, Frank
Kershaw, Ed Lawrence, Marjorie Mason, Cristina daSilva and other
green thumbs are gathering at the event’s Successful Gardening Show
to plant some ideas that will make outdoor living spaces more
beautiful and sustainable. With so much talent, plus aisles of
garden exhibits, and the 19th annual Ontario Horticultural
Association Plant and Flower show, Successful Gardening combines
practical garden products and authoritative advice March 31st through
April 3rd at the International Centre.


Plant and Flower Competition

centrepiece is the Ontario Horticultural Association’s Plant and
Flower Competition. More than 2,400 square feet is dedicated to
showcasing OHA members’ gorgeous plant designs in numerous
categories. With the theme “Just About Time” this year’s
breathtaking amateur flower show is not to be missed. There
are 62 classes of houseplants, cut garden plant material and special
exhibits ranging from prickly cacti to velvety African violets,
unbelievable orchids
and 10 classes of floral designs.


year visitors will see amazing miniature floral designs less than 12
cm in any direction, free standing designs up to 2 m tall as well as
hanging designs” boasts acting OHA Flower Show Chair Heinke
Thiessen. “We invite visitors to take time to smell the flowers,
admire outstanding plants and be inspired by the daily demos on
simple floral design and creating your own planter.”


you Grow

Gardening’s crew of gardening experts offer free advice at the
Helping You Grow stage. There is so much to learn… Do you know
what “hardscaping” means? What are the trendiest flowers
and foliage for 2011? Why is gardening looking up? What is Guerrilla
gardening? How can I reduce water use in my garden? How are
community gardens affecting social change? What is the dollar value
of green? Find the answers to these and other thought provoking
questions when these experts take to the stage:


Cullen Great Gardens for a New Decade Saturday 12:30pm &

daSilva Fun, Crazy and Whimsical Gardens Saturday 4:45pm

Dobbie 4000 Years of Gardening in 40 minutes Thursday 4:45 pm

Edney Designing a Water Efficient Garden Friday 4:45 pm

Ferragine Get Growing! Friday & Saturday 2 pm

Flanagan How to Make Your own Garden a Success Sunday 12:30 pm &
3 pm

Graves Floral Fun Sunday 2 pm

Kershaw Creative Garden Design Thursday 2 pm; Friday, 3:30 pm

Lawrence Tricks and Tips to Gardening without Pesticides Thursday
12:30 & 3:30

Mason Bulbs for all Seasons! Friday 12:30


into spring at Successful Gardening running in conjunction with the
International Home & Garden Show, Thursday, March 31st through
Sunday, April 3rd at the International Centre, 6900 Airport Road,

two shows for the price of one! Hours are Thursday 11 am to 8 pm;
Friday and Saturday 10 am to 8 pm and Sunday 10 am to 6 pm. PARKING
IS FREE. For admission rates and the latest show details visit
www.internationalhomeshow.ca / 416-512-1305 /




by/Media Contacts:


Graham Tel.: 416-537-0954 kim@kimgraham.ca OR trisha@kimgraham.ca

Crane Tel.: 905-257-6033 cranepr@cogeco.ca






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