Free Garden Planting Workshop Dec 13th @ MTNH

Monday, December 13 from 6 to 9 pm at

Mt. Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 E. Broadway

Garden Planting and Preparation will get you started in thinking about how to start a food garden, and taking the first important step of getting the beds ready for planting. A sound garden plan that takes all the key factors into consideration has a better chance of producing and winning your enthusiasm.

Planning

goal setting, location, layout, coldframes/greenhouses,

ordering seeds

Preparation

sheet mulching, tilling/digging,

cover crops/green manures

starting seedlings, irrigation

planting perennials, beneficials

Practical Activity

Seedling starting exercise.

Grant Watson is a former organic farmer and has been teaching gardening to adults and children since 2003. He also operates Grant’s Gourmet Gardens, an edible landscaping business.

To register: Ross Moster  ross@villagevancouver.ca

Registration is limited to 25 participants.

FREE – donations accepted.


More info: www.villagevancouver.ca

Supported by Neighbourhood Small Grants Program. (Thanks!)

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