Going for glam at Canada Blooms

“Look for the palm trees,” says Canada Blooms general manager Terry Caddo. We were talking about the upcoming garden show, running March 13 to 22 at the Direct Energy Centre in Exhibition Place. There’s been a lot of buzz about changes at Canada Blooms this year, so I tracked Terry down to get the scoop. […]

A preview of Canada Blooms

It’s March. We’re fed up with winter and ready to run a little wild. And – surprise – so is good old Canada Blooms. Toronto’s annual flower fest is shaking off the cobwebs this year with its theme, Wild. Don’t expect to see all those oh-so-sophisticated gardens laid out for dainty tea parties. The folks […]

Boom, boom…Canada Blooms!

March – my least-favourite month – is booming with activity this year: March Break, Easter, Passover, Beach Metro News’ 41st birthday… …and that gardeners’ circus of delights, Canada Blooms. Let’s get something out of the way first. Yes, Canada Blooms is sharing space and ticketing with the National Home Show again this year. Like it […]

Home and garden shows combine forces

You may as well bring a sleeping bag – there’s so much home and garden stuff going on in March, you won’t want to waste time going home. This year, two mega-shows – Canada Blooms and the National Home Show – are combining to create North America’s biggest home-plus-garden showcase. The shows run simultaneously for […]