Best of the Fraser Valley Tour

Thyme on 43rd – A beautiful private residential landscape that was visited on the 2018 tour.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 (Pre-Show Event)
Approx: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

Depart Tradex: 9:30 am (please arrive 15 minutes earlier)
Return to Tradex: 5:30 pm

Early Bird Registration: BCLNA Members $150; Non-Members: $175
After Sept 6: BCLNA Members $175; Non-Members: $200

Price includes lunch and refreshments.
Max 20 participants.

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2019 Tour Sites

Pine Meadows Tree Farm
What do Christmas tree growers do for the other 11 months of the year? At this family-owned and operated tree farm, you’ll learn what it takes to grow trees that can light up a room.

 

Qualitree Propagators Inc.
This year’s show theme is “Vintage” but things are up-to-date and state of the art at Qualitree Propagators; the tour will stop in Rosedale to visit this modern nursery.

 

Lunch: Cultivate Café
Restaurant owners Cam and Peggy Walker have their roots in Chilliwack and their café in Minter Country Gardens. This is the lunch stop on this year’s tour; you’ll be able to order from a menu designed especially for the Best of the Fraser Valley Tour.

 

Minter Country Gardens
This isn’t your grandpa’s country store! Learn how this fixture in the community moved with the times to meet the needs of gardeners in 2019. Naturally, there’ll be time to browse and shop.

 

Woodbridge Ponds
During your visit to Woodbridge Ponds, you’ll tour the gardens and have an opportunity to feed the koi while learning some tricks for keeping these fish happy and safe. You’ll also be able to enjoy a glass of wine from the on-site Ripples Winery while strolling through the display of water lilies and pond plants at this diverse Abbotsford nursery.

 

Birchwood Dairy
Do you remember Sunday afternoon drives when you were a kid, with the promise of an ice cream cone if you were good? We’ll see if Birchwood’s ice cream lives up to your memories; you’d better behave if you want a double-scoop waffle cone from this family-run dairy!

 

ChocolaTas
We promised you a sweet time on this tour! Your final stop before returning to Tradex is a chocolate heaven; you’re going to love the way we wind up the day.