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The Edible Alert
from Phoenix Perennials
Free Tomato and Pepper Plants!
July 2, 2013
Celebrating our 10th Anniversary Season!
Hello People Who Like to Eat Their Gardens!
We have a few too many tomato and pepper starts left over and are now offering them for FREE! Just come on down to the nursery and pick them up. If planted now they should still produce a good crop this September. There are also a limited number of Mighty Mato and Mighty Veggie peppers available.
When you come down don't forget to check out the rest of the nursery. It's looking beautiful.
Don't forget to register for our Tantalizing Tomato Workshop and Tomato Tastings at our Heirloom Tomato Festival. Details are below. These are great events to attend with family and friends and are not-to-be-missed if you love your edibles.
Gary and the Phoenicians
Edible Workshops this Fall 2013
SPECIAL EVENT SERIES AT THE HEIRLOOM TOMATO FESTIVAL | Tomato Tastings | Instructor: Gary Lewis | Sat Sept 7th, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm | $12 + $18 included Party Mix = $30 | If you love food and, in particular, if you love tomatoes you won't want to miss this event! At our popular Tomato Tastings at the The Heirloom Tomato Festival you'll sit down at a table with a rainbow of tomato slices before you. Phoenix Perennials owner Gary Lewis will then lead you in a tasting of about 15+ different tomatoes one by one and all in a particular order just like a wine tasting. He'll introduce each tomato variety to you, talk about the type of cultivar, its history and origins, its flavour profile and its uses in the kitchen. You'll then taste the tomato and discuss it as a group. You'll have a list of of the tomatoes in front of you so you can take notes for future reference. At the end of the session you'll take home your very own Party Mix of three plus pounds of heirloom tomatoes that were grown organically in open fields by Red Barn Plants at their farm in Cawston, BC - no tomato will taste as good as these tomatoes!
Our Heirloom Tomato Tastings are hands down the most popular workshops we've ever done. Please book early to avoid disappointment! Each session will last about 45-50 minutes. Register Online!
|NEW! SPECIAL EVENT SERIES AT THE HEIRLOOM TOMATO FESTIVAL | Tantalizing Tomatoes: Preserving a Favourite Edible for Year-Round Eating | Instructor: Cathy Hiebert | Sat Sept 7th, 3:30-5:30pm | $14 | In this workshop you’ll learn about the different types of tomatoes and how to preserve them for future eating, including which methods are best for which types of tomatoes. Methods covered with include canning whole, crushed, diced and pureed tomatoes as well as how to dry them and freeze them. Cathy will also discuss the different equipment and tools and show the techniques you need to know to be successful in your kitchen. Last but not least she’ll share with you some of her favourite tomato recipes. Register Online!
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Perennials and Specialty Plants Ltd.
One of the largest and most exciting selections of perennials
in the Lower Mainland.
Specializing in distinct perennials, fragrant shrubs,
hardy subtropicals and the botanically intriguing.3380
No. 6 Road, Richmond (Between Bridgeport and Cambie)
visit our web page for information on the nursery, driving
directions and a map.
We are near the south end of the Knight Street Bridge
and very easy to get to from all of the surrounding
municipalities and beyond.
Opening Dates and Hours
March 1st to November 3rd, 2013
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