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Sally Girdler, horticultural technician assistant, checks blossoms at Vancouver Island University’s G.R. Paine Horticultural Centre on East Wellington Road.  - CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin
Sally Girdler, horticultural technician assistant, checks blossoms at Vancouver Island University’s G.R. Paine Horticultural Centre on East Wellington Road.
— image credit: CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Sally Girdler, horticultural technician assistant, checks blossoms at Vancouver Island University’s G.R. Paine Horticultural Centre on East Wellington Road.

The centre is open for business and has hundreds of shade-loving, pesticide-free hanging baskets for sale.

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