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Horticulture Horizons conference at TRU

Posted by on Mar 13, 2012 in At Issue | 0 comments

.     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...

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Homegrown Revolution

Posted by on May 12, 2009 in At Issue | 0 comments

A while ago I came across this trailer about a family living in the middle of suburbia who is literally self sufficient. Infact they grew 45 tons of vegetables on their typical suburban lot! It truly is amazing and inspiring. I have planted a garden this year that won’t come close to this but hey, you have to start somewhere right? They have made a movie about it and it is called the Homegrown Revolution you can check out the trailer. I assure you it will cause you to look differently at our use of land in city centers. Check out their story at Path to and be inspired to create your own freedom from the conventions of society that we have been led to believe is the only...

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