Shirley Wells (left) from Laughing Swan Farms will be back this year with her heritage vegetable and herb seeds.

Shirley Wells (left) from Laughing Swan Farms will be back this year with her heritage vegetable and herb seeds.

Seedy Saturday kickstarts the growing season

The second annual Cache Creek Seedy Saturday on Feb. 7 will have speakers, tables, activities, food... and seeds.

As seed catalogues start arriving in mailboxes, local gardeners look wistfully at their dormant garden beds and lawns, wishing for an early start to the season.

Cache Creek’s second annual Seedy Saturday on Feb. 7 will get those yard and garden plans sprouting.

This free event is sponsored by the Cache Creek Beautification Society and features a free seed exchange as well as seeds for sale, speakers, display tables, door prizes, kids activities and  and a concession.

Everyone is welcome, gardeners or not, to attend and visit or listen and take part in talking about their plans for Spring.

Kamloops’ Master Gardener Elaine Sedgman will be giving a talk at 11 am about Pollinators in the Garden – what they do and how we can encourage them. Other speakers will be added to the day’s events as the event draws near. Watch for posters or  check out the Cache Creek Market Facebook page.

Event organizers are looking for vendors with yard and garden-related items or home made products for sale. Call 250-457-9587 and leave a message.

Shake off those Winter doldrums and start planning! Come out to Seedy Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Cache Creek Community Hall from 10 am to 3 pm.

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