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Experience spring at City's greenhouse

February 6, 2017 -

Spring is in full bloom at the City of Kingston's greenhouse and you can visit it on upcoming Sunday afternoons.

The greenhouse at 111 Norman Rogers Dr. (across from Centennial Public School) will be open for free visits from 2 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 12, 19 and 26 and March 5 and 12.

"The flowers and plants in the City's greenhouse are a sight for sore eyes.  We enjoy being able to offer Kingstonians these afternoons as an escape from grey, dull days of winter," says Troy Stubinski, operations manager, public works.

Spring bulbs and tropical plants are on display, including daffodils, orchids, tulips and hyacinths.

Greenhouse staff will be on hand to answer questions.

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality –ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future.  Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

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