June 19th, 2024

Good things growing at Home & Garden Show

By Lethbridge Herald on March 30, 2022.

Herald photo by Al Beeber Sarah Hays of Sweets by the Creek sets up her honey booth Tuesday before the Home and Garden Trade show opened today. The Longview businesswoman is making her first appearance at the Lethbridge show. Her company makes gluten-free naural honey spreads as well as candles and other honey products. The home and garden show opens today and runs through Saturday.

Al Beeber – Lethbridge Herald

It’s back! The Home & Garden Show at Exhibition Park kicks off today and runs through Saturday.

The show runs from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. through Friday. On Saturday, doors open at 10 a.m. and close at 5.

There is limited onsite parking available for $5. Admission is $7.50 to $10.50 per person.

While the facility has removed the provincial restrictions exemption program in accordance with health guidelines, visitors are recommending masking, physical distancing and use of hand sanitizing stations while inside.

People who are sick or experiencing COVID symptoms are urged to stay home.

The event is a joint presentation of the Exhibition and BILD Lethbridge Region featuring 275 exhibitors. There is 120,000 square feet of indoor space and 25,000 outdoors.

At the show, southern Albertans will find information and a business to help them with their home needs from landscapers and greenhouses to flooring specialists and cabinet makers.

In addition to checking out the booths, visitors can hear presentations from speakers including Lyndon Penner and Wes Carroll.

Penner, the show’s keynote speaker, will speak today and Thursday at 6 p.m. Today’s talk will be about some of the most overlooked and beautiful plants native to southern Alberta. Thursday’s will be about pollinators and how they create an ecosystem that is both healthy and fruitful. Also on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. on the main stage, the Property Twins, Whitney and Kirby Maronda will discuss real estate trends, a talk which will be of interest to those interested in buying or selling a home.

On Friday at 5:30 p.m., Carroll will discuss his knowledge about home renovations.

On Saturday at 1 p.m., Kathleen Sheppard will give a talk about Environment Lethbridge’s programs while providing tips and information on such topics as energy conservation, waste reduction and local food.

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