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 […]
You have noticed, probably, that the price of vegetables – especially ones imported from the US – has been going up by leaps and bounds. (The gasps of amazement and small whimpering sounds from shoppers in the fruit and vegetable department may have provided a clue.) A head of cauliflower has hit $8 in some […]
Seedy Saturday’s even more fun if you volunteer at it! (I speak from experience on this one.) We’re still looking for a few more people to help out this year. You work a 3-4 hour shift, doing things like stamping visitors’ hands and handing out programs at the entrance serving as ‘room monitor’ during a […]
Well, the 22nd Victoria Seedy Saturday has come and gone, and once again it was a hopping and buzzing place, with some 2000 happy gardeners milling around under one roof. So first of all, we’d like to thank you – all the folks who turned out for our local ‘Rite of Spring’ to trade and […]
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