July 6, 2021
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Organizers of the Canada Blooms Flower and Garden Festival took a walk down memory lane and produced a special edition, 25th anniversary magazine released this spring in a digital format.

The 92-page magazine includes the theme and a highlight from each year of the festival, plus a few gardening tips and tricks from experts who have supported Canada Blooms throughout the years.

The magazine also pays tribute to the many committee members, volunteers, participants and celebrities who have helped the festival to grow and succeed through their passion for plants, flowers, gardens and outdoor living.

The inaugural show in 1997 commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Garden Club of Toronto and the 25th anniversary of Landscape Ontario — the two partners who spent the previous three years dreaming and planning Canada's largest indoor flower and garden show.

This year would have been the 25th festival, however it was put on hold due to public health restrictions.

On their website, organizers stated, "Our festival may be on hold this year, but that hasn’t stopped us from starting to plan for next year — which will now be our 25th. This way, we still get to have a celebration, and when we finally get to see each other again, we will be ready to party!"

"We would like to thank all the staff, volunteers and partners who worked hard to create our world-class garden festival for 25 years and we look forward to the next 25."

The publication can be viewed online at CanadaBlooms.com.