Vegetable Gardening Workshop Series

Join us for our four-week vegetable gardening workshop series! 🥒🍅

Please email mturje@cnh.bc.ca to sign up.

These free online workshops will be taught by our Food Security Coordinator Mik Turje, and will be on the online video platform Zoom.


VEGGIE GARDENING 101
Friday, May 15 | 2-4 pm
Always wanted to learn how to grow your food but don’t know where to start? Have you tried but been met with frustration? This beginners-level gardening workshop will go over all the basics you need to know to start growing your own vegetables: Soil health basics, planting (from seed and transplanting), watering, fertility, harvesting, plant health, troubleshooting, and information about the most common vegetable plant families and what they need to thrive!

GARDEN PLANNING
Thursday, May 21 | 2-4 pm
Productive gardening isn’t just about healthy soil and plants, it’s about planning for success! Learn about crop rotation, succession planting, and companion planting. Create a garden map and a planting and harvest schedule to help you get everything planted on time, lengthen your harvest, create steady production, and increase garden health and diversity. With proper planning, you will be amazed at how productive even a small garden can be!

CONTAINER GARDENING
Tuesday, May 26 | 5-7 pm
No garden? Learn how to work with the patio or balcony space you’ve got to grow veggies and herbs right outside your door. This beginner-friendly workshop will cover the basics of container gardening including:

  • Materials (containers, soil, and supplements)
  • Planning your container garden (what to grow, when, in which containers)
  • Caring for your container garden (moisture, soil, & fertility management)

GARDEN PROBLEM-SOLVING
Wednesday, June 3 | 2-4 pm
Shady garden? Poor soil? Pests, disease, or weed problems? Only have a tiny space?

If you think you don’t have the right space to grow your own food, think again! Learn how to troubleshoot and solve garden problems and make the best of your challenging growing situation to produce your own delicious veggies all season long!

Date

Jun 03 2020

Time

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location

Online
Category

Organizer

Renfrew-Collingwood Food Security Institute
Phone
604-435-0323 ext. 237
Email
foodsecurity@cnh.bc.ca
Website
https://rcfood.wordpress.com/