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GardenSmart Workshops

Veggies 101: Your First Vegetable Garden

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Sunday, May 14. 1 pm to 2:30 pm

Meet at the Blueridge Sharing Garden

Instructor: Susan Wallace

Are you inspired to start growing your own food? Perhaps you are a brand new gardener. Join this workshop to learn how to plan and plant your first vegetable garden from seed to table. In this workshop you will learn:

Winter Gardening: Planning for a West Coast Winter

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Saturday, June 10. 1 pm to 2:30 pm

Meet at the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre

Instructor: Tricia McCarthy

It's time to get ready for winter! That's right, if you want a productive food growing garden through the winter then you need to plan ahead and get started early. Save a little space in your garden and join us to learn about growing hardy food crops in the depths of our West Coast winters. In this workshop you will learn:

Seed Saving

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Sunday, June 18. 1 pm to 2:30 pm

Meet at the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre

Instructor: Sharon Hanna

For something so small, the implications are so huge! Seeds are at the heart of gardening, yet we often don't think about the art and science of saving seeds. The workshop will have a strong practical focus, actively engaging everyone as you learn the fundamentals of seed saving in your garden. In this workshop you will learn:

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Volunteer Opportunities

School Program Volunteer

Ages 15 and up

Do you love learning outdoors? Join us to help students from preschool to grade twelve as they explore streams and forests and embark on field studies. Programs run on Monday to Friday mornings. Contact us to set up an interview.

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