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27 Jan Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Healthy Food Garden

Healthy Food Garden

“Most food plants are annuals that are harvested or go to seed and die, all within one year. When plants are harvested, the mineral nutrients they have absorbed are removed from the soil so it is necessary to amend food garden soil with mineral nutrients at each planting cycle. Mineral nutrients come in a variety […]

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15 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Something to Crow About

Something to Crow About

Marilyn Soames, The Chicken Lady, is back at Seedy Saturday this year! She will be talking about – I’ll give you one guess – yes, chickens. Urban hens, to be precise. Whether you dream of becoming a chicken-wrangler, or already have a flock of lovely ladies, come hear Marilyn. She’ll cover what you need to […]

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15 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Small but Mighty

Small but Mighty

Trying to wedge a few (or a few more) edibles into what seems like an impossibly small garden? We can help with that. Seedy Saturday is importing Andrea Bellamy (all the way across the Salish Sea from Vancouver) to talk about how to grow more food in small spaces. Andrea is the author of Sugar […]

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14 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Grow Your Own Medicine

Grow Your Own Medicine

The healing power of some plants has been known for thousands of years. But if you are interested in growing medicinal plants in your own garden, where should you begin? Don Ollsin, Master Herbalist, will be sharing his experience in creating apothecary gardens at this year’s Seedy Saturday. Come hear Don, and find out which […]

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14 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Our Berry Own

Our Berry Own

Salmonberry and cloudberry. Highbush cranberry and Saskatoon berry. These are just a few of the edible berries native to coastal BC. Fiona Hamersley Chambers, author of Wild Berries of BC and owner of Metchosin Farm, will be talking at Seedy Saturday about which of our native berries you can (and would want to) eat, how […]

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