Online Wednesdays @ 7pm-8pm
Community Program Coordinator Carol Muncer leads these informative and interactive discussions. This workshop series requires no fee, but a suggested donation of $5/session is very welcome (e-transfer: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Registration required – click on the workshop title to send your name and email address to receive Zoom link.
February 15, 2023 – Growing strategies in an era of Climate change
Climate change is here - we must do more than just stop burning fossil fuels. We need to repair what is broken. Join us to learn about climate change and the need for behavourial change. We will discuss why 'buy local, eat in season' helps our bodies and our communities, and some strategies we can use to reduce our impact on the environment. We will also discuss regenerative gardening techniques and the importance of keeping a living root in the soil.
March 1, 2023 - Planning saves effort
So, you have the 'itch' to garden and don't know where to start. You have all the seed catalogues but don't know what to choose. Join us to explore planning your garden, what you need to consider for regenerative gardening, and strategies on choosing your seeds.
You have your seeds and your plan. Now what? Together we will explore everything you need to know about your seeds and how to save seeds for next season. We will also discuss best strategies to grow your own seedlings for transplanting outside when the weather improves. We will also celebrate the launch of our 2023 FPL Seed Library.
April 5, 2023 – Nurturing your garden
Learn about soil and soil nutrition and gain some tricks to help with weed control and those pesky bugs.
April 26, 2023 – Medicinal edible plants
Spring is a great time to learn all about those wild but useful plants that often can be found in your lawn or back yard. Some are edible, some medicinal - its fun to learn about what nature has gifted us.