Our Seedy Saturday, that is. It was the biggest attendance ever, so a giant thank you to everyone who made their way to the Conference Centre, including the very cute guide dog in training. It was a great day – lots of exhibitors, with some interesting new ones joining our old friends, stellar speakers, a […]
The human kids, that is. Goats must stay home, though we will have live bees and chickens on site. Which should help keep kids of the two-legged sort entertained. In fact, many of the exhibits are quite popular with young visitors: the Victoria Natural History Society’s beasts, birds, and bugs are always a big hit. […]
Not ‘a pulse’, which we’ll assume you have if you are able to read this. But ‘pulses’ in the plural – legumes such as lentils, chickpeas, beans, and peas, grown to be dried for storage. The UN has declared 2016 to be the International Year of Pulses, recognizing the importance of these high-protein foods, grown […]
Seedy Saturday began as a seed exchange, and trading local seeds is still at its heart, so don’t miss the seed exchange tables on your visit. Bring in any surplus seeds you’ve saved, cleaned and labelled with the name and year saved . You can either trade them for other seeds or just drop them […]
This is not an over-nosy query about the state of your personal well-being. It is a serious gardening enquiry. Because if you are a new gardener, or someone who has always bought your plants already green and leafy, you might be interested in Seedy Saturday’s 10:15 workshop Starting with the Seed. Linda Petite, Head Gardener […]
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