Welcome to Autumn

pixieWow, autumn came in and decided to stay! Use the veggies from your garden to make wonderful, hearty soups and stews. The cooler weather makes the hard, steamy work of canning more bearable, too. 

We have so many things in store to make your garden and home FALL-tastic right now! We grow over 30 varieties of Mums in our own greenhouses.

IN STORE SPECIALS:
Mums: 1 Gallon 3 for $9.99, 8″ 3 for $19.99, 10″ 3 for $29.99
Hops: 2 Gallon $12.99 each
Kale: Edible or ornamental 3 for $9.99
Trailing/creeping ‘cool wave’ pansies, perfect for beds, planters and hanging baskets 10 for $9.99

DON’T FORGET:
– Fresh winter veggies from our greenhouses ready to eat and plant NOW!
– Pumpkins of all shapes, sizes and colours are here!
– Gorgeous fall décor for your home and Thanksgiving table is here.
– Fall Fashion: gorgeous sweaters, dresses, tunics, leggings, and accessories. Also Croc boots and slippers! 
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COFFEE TIME:
Going to Fairfield Island Park for your kid’s soccer game? Stop in to our Callicarpa Café on the way for fresh illy coffee and a breakfast sandwich or muffin! Check us out in store for weekend specials.
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THIS WEEKEND:
AL FRESCO ITALIAN FROM THE GARDEN 
Cooking Demo & Garden Discussion
Saturday, September 27, 2014: 3:00-4:00pm
During this special one hour session, Chef Leo of Vita Bella Italian Bistro will be sharing his incredible talents to help you turn your late summer/early fall garden harvests into delectable Italian fare. During Chef Leo’s demonstrations Brian Minter will be offering tips on how to extend your harvest season and maximize your winter vegetable and perennial herb crops. Talk about a winning combination! (there is no charge but pre-registration is required, call 604.792.6612)
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UPCOMING EVENTS
See all our events on our events page:
http://mintergardens.com/cg_events.html

LANDSCAPE SPEED DATING
Saturday, October 4, 2014
10:30am – 12:30pm by appointment only
Is the chemistry gone between you and your green space? Let Brian Minter spice up your garden’s glove life during ‘Landscape Speed Dating’! 
During these free, 15 minute, rapid-fire landscape sessions, Brian will review the photos* that you bring, discuss what you want your garden’s ‘personality’ to be Sessions must be booked in advance, so please call 604.792.6612 to register (only eight spaces are available!). *Please bring as many photos of your existing garden as you can and have questions ready!

APPLEFEST
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Save the date for Apple Fest and join us in celebrating this fantastic, healthy, and plentiful fruit! We’re planning a great day for everyone including: An apple care seminar with Brian, fresh fruit juicing by the ‘Mobile Juice Factory’, gourmet apples from Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, fresh baked apple specials in our Callicarpa Cafe and plenty of Okanagan apples available for purchase. It’s going to be a great day, rain or shine! 

See our website for ALL the details! http://mintergardens.com/cg_events.html#applefest
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NOW HIRING
Passionate about plants? Longing to be part of a great team? See our Employment Page for more info: http://mintergardens.com/employment.html
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CALLICARPA CAFÉ
Need to warm up? Our soup of the day is made right in our very own kitchen from scratch. Try our rich, Italian, illy brand coffee either iced or hot. We also have yummy hot chocolate and apple cider. Serving home made sandwiches, snacks, soup, salads, pies savoury and sweet, selections of tea from Aromatica, cold and hot drinks, ice cream and more! Gluten free options now available. Eat in or to go http://mintergardens.com/cg_cafe.html
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STORE HOURS:
Monday-Friday 8:30am – 6:00pm
Saturdays: 8:30am – 5:30pm
Sundays & Holidays: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Plan your visit at http://mintergardens.com/cg_plan.html
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**Today’s photo is of sweet and tart Pixie Grapes ‘Pinot Meunier’. This miniature grape can be grown indoors or out. This variety of grape is typically used to produce wine and sparkling wine. Hardy to Zone 3 if planted in ground. See us in store to learn more about the Pixie Grape.**

Minter Country Garden Ltd.
10015 Young Road Chilliwack BC 604.792.6612
http://www.mintergardens.com/
http://www.mintercountryflorist.com/

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About Minter Country Garden

Welcome to our Blog! Minter Country Garden is a destination garden centre located in Chilliwack, BC where you'll find everything you need to build the garden of your dreams. Receive expert advice, check out the newest plant introductions, take part in our seasonal seminars and more! Garden Store & Nursery, Fashion, Cafe, Specialty Boutiques, Family Events
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