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Kevin O’Connor, Wine Garden and Doggy Fashion Show: Here’s what you can expect at the PA Home and Garden Show March 2-5 | Sponsored Content







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If you’re heading to this year’s PA Home + Garden Show, here are a few tips:

Come with a lot of questions, an empty stomach, and enough room in your vehicle to take home your plant and home decor purchases.

And come prepared to be inspired.

After a two-year hiatus, the PA Home + Garden Show returns to the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg March 2-5 under new management and with a new emphasis on offering fun, educational and inspirational experiences.

Gone are the days of strolling through row after row of vendor booths. Today’s customers want something more, says show manager Jenna Naffin of Marketplace Events, the new producer of the PA Home + Garden Show. Marketplace Events produces over 75 similar shows across the country.







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“We know what the trends are in renovations and focus our features on it,” Naffin says. “It’s really about learning what the customer wants.”

It’s also about helping show exhibitors find new ways to reach those customers – not just a table and chairs, but a product to touch, to feel and experience.

With that in mind, visitors to this year’s show will get to walk through professionally designed bedrooms, discover how a recycled shipping container could be the answer to much-need home office space, make their own flower arrangement, purchase plants, sample local wine and whiskey, get expert answers to questions about everything from real estate to invasive species, and meet Emmy Award-winning PBS host Kevin O’Connor of “This Old House” and “Ask This Old House.”

And much more.

The PA Home + Garden show will feature more than 165 exhibitors, covering everything from flooring, roofing and appliances to landscaping, pools and home decor. Here’s a closer look at some experiences to expect:

Pop-up Flower Market

Hydrangea Haus

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11 of the best curated vintage shops in Toronto

If you love the thrill of finding vintage and second-hand clothing, but maybe don’t love the grind of sifting through the Value Village racks, Toronto has you covered! Sprinkled throughout the city is a variety of curated second-hand and vintage shops that have done the work of hunting through piles upon piles of clothing. Hand-delivering you only the best. 

Whether you’re on the hunt for a rare vintage tee, a floral dress from the 50s, or a classic pre-loved designer purse. These Toronto-local vintage shops will keep your closet stocked with the coolest pieces that aren’t likely to be seen on anyone else!

Here are 11 of the best curated vintage shops in Toronto

96 Tears Vintage

One of the coolest vintage shops in Toronto is 96 Tears Vintage. Not only with its range of clothing but its ability to serve ultimate inspiration and styling possibilities! Check out it’s Instagram for all the style inspo, and visit the shop to upgrade your wardrobe with its incredible curated inventory!

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Boomie Vintage

Not only does Boomie vintage offer a selection of beautiful vintage finds with a feminine flair. It also has home decor and other goodies for you to shop, too! Its selection of denim, dresses, tops, and more – makes it easy to find something you’ll love. Check out Boomie Vintage to shop one-of-a-kind pieces you won’t be able to find anywhere else. 

Siberia Vintage

Walking into Siberia Vintage will make you feel like you’re time-traveling into the past, in the best way possible! Its curated selection of vintage pieces, in every clothing category you think of, takes you through decades. Check out this shop to add vintage goodness to your closet!

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If you’re on the hunt for high-quality second-hand and vintage streetwear, head over to

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