Stewart Farm hosts Seedy Saturday

Historic Stewart Farm in South Surrey will host its 13th annual Seedy Saturday on April 11.

Historic Stewart Farm’s 13th annual Seedy Saturday takes place April 11.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the farm’s gardeners will be opening their treasury of flower, vegetable and herb seeds saved from Stewart Farm’s heirloom gardens. Anyone interested is invited to shop for seeds and plants from the farm and local vendors, and trade seeds and information with other seed savers and master gardeners.

All of the flowers, herbs and vegetables grown in the farm’s gardens have been grown for at least 100 years. Seed varieties that will be available include hollyhocks, “Rouge Vif d’Etampes” pumpkins and “Lazy Housewife” beans.

The day will also feature “seedy” crafts and activities for children, guided tours of the 1890s farmhouse and treats baked in the woodstove.

Historic Stewart Farm is located at 13723 Crescent Rd. For more information on Seedy Saturday, call 604-592-6956 or visit www.surrey.ca/heritage

 

 

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