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Getting ready for the big 150!
Tulip Planting Ceremony
photos courtesy of Wind Rush Images

 
Next Year - 2017 - marks the 150th Anniversary of our nation!

As part of the national celebration, 150 locations in Canada have been chosen participate in the National Centennial Tulip Planting Project.

So, together with the Edible Vegetable Garden Group and the Silver Springs Community Association, we will be planting 1000 tulips (500 red & 500 white) in the Half Moon Garden area.

On Saturday October 15, 2016: we were so pleased that approximately 70 people attended our Tulip Planting Ceremony. It was a perfect autumn afternoon and an auspicious start to this project!

                   

 
 

Bulbs ready for planting

Community members ready to plant

 
 
 
    

Church of Latter Day Saints Choir sings "O Canada"

 SSCA President Jeremy Gukert

 

Councillor Ward Sutherland

 

MP Pat Kelly

 

 

Botanical Gardens Society President - Duncan Badger

 

 
 

Choir closes ceremonies with a hearty rendition of "This Land is Your Land"