Learn how to plant a veggie garden!

.     This free one-hour workshop with Kamloops Master Gardener Jo-Lynn Forbes will be held down at the downtown Public Produce Garden, 121 Victoria St. Come learn some important tips and techniques on planting a vegetable garden. The workshop will include hands-on demonstrations. This is a great resource for beginner, seasoned, and ‘just curious’ gardeners. To register, please send an email with your name and phone number to publicproduceproject@gmail.com . See you in the garden!!! Continue reading Learn how to plant a veggie garden!

Horticulture Horizons conference at TRU

.     A one-day conference is being planned by TRU’s horticulture program, featuring 8 seminars by certified horticulturists, garden designers and plant specialists.  Topics include fruit-tree training, rockscaping artistry, culinary herbs, succulent plant cultivation and square-foot gardening.  The keynote address by Glen Bowman will chronicle the effect of globalization on the gardening industry.  Attendees can look forward to a lunch created by TRU’s culinary arts department. Early bird registration (until March 30):  $60 Regular registration: $70 For more information, please contact Kevin Scollon at 250-828-5181  or kscollon@tru.ca. Continue reading Horticulture Horizons conference at TRU

Seedy Saturday Gardening Event

.     Friends of the New Victory Garden and Kamloops Master Gardeners invite you to a sharing of garden seeds and information.   Want some free seeds or some gardening advice?  This is the place for you!  Also, if you have lots of saved seeds, bring them with you.   Don’t forget to label them with the variety and date saved.  Recycle your old envelopes for this job! Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Sahali Mall #22- 945 W. Columbia St. 9:30 am – 1 :30 pm Gardening seminars will be presented by Master Gardeners & local experts.  Two sessions will be held for … Continue reading Seedy Saturday Gardening Event

2011 Seedy Saturday

Saturday, February 26, 2011 At Sahali Centre Mall 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Exchange seed, attend seminars and learn how to grow your own and how to preserve your harvest. If you save seeds,, please bring labeled garden seeds and exchnage them for seeds of others from your community.  FREE Admission ! For information, pleasae call Ann Sutherland 250 573- 3028 or                                                              Leslie Welch  250 828 -2321 If you wish to buy GMO- free, open pollinated seeds, check out http://www.saltspringseeds.com/    Open pollinated means you only havae to buy them once once you learn how to save seeds at Seedy … Continue reading 2011 Seedy Saturday

Seedy Saturday

Location: Heritage House, 100 Lorne Street Time: 10-3:00 Saturday, March 6, 2010 If you’d like a booth: Contact person: Fawn Knox Email: fknox@telus.net Phone: 250.579.5768 Contact person: Leslie Welch Email: fknox@telus.net Phone: 250.828.2321 Sponsor: Friends of the New Victory Gardens Seminars: Soil Fertility — Leslie Welch 1:00 Worm Composting — Penny Powers 1:00 Prevent Pests Naturally — Leslie Welch 1:45 Planting the Veggie Garden — Jo-Lynn Forbes 1:45 Must-grow Vegetables — Ann Sutherland 2:30 Herbs — Janet Kernachan 2:30 Garden Seminars presented by the Master Gardeners & Local Experts Refreshments will be available, kid activities are planned and door prizes … Continue reading Seedy Saturday