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08 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Do You Have Pulses?

Do You Have Pulses?

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 […]

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30 Jan Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Are You Going to Seed?

Are You Going to Seed?

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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20 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Of Mushroom Lore and Bonsai

Of Mushroom Lore and Bonsai

Quite right, observant reader. These two things have very little in common. Except that each is the topic of a talk at this year’s Seedy Saturday. Because we like to provide a little something for everyone, whatever their gardening interests might be. So, if fun facts about fungi are your thing, come hear Scott Henderson, […]

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19 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Like To Know What Your Neighbours Are Up To?

Like To Know What Your Neighbours Are Up To?

Then you’ll love this special double-length Seedy Saturday session on the latest and greatest local ideas for growing more food in the city. Sponsored by CR-FAIR and chaired by Linda Geggie, panelists will tell the stories of innovative local projects, happening right now, and how they can be encouraged to spread across the region. Chris […]

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18 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

A Garden Both Charming and Helpful

A Garden Both Charming and Helpful

Not a bad combination, really. If you’d like your garden to cover both these bases, Seedy Saturday has a couple of talks for you. At 10:15, Lynda Dowling of Happy Valley Herb and Lavender Farm will speak on Beyond Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme. She’ll tell us how to grow a whole array of culinary […]

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