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Seedy Saturday (Mississauga)

  • Feb 23, 2013 · 9:30 AM

Join us for the largest "Seedy Saturday" close to Oakville, chock full of workshops, vendors (seeds, garden supplies), organic onsite Café, seed exchange and more.

9:30 "Green Your Yard" - ecological landscaping for urban residents, by Melanie Kramer, Credit Valley Conservation Authority
10:30 "Backyard Farming" - how to grow lots of food on a typical suburban lot, by GLO member Kristen McKendry, author & gardener extraordinaire
11:30 "Cold Frames" - use these easy structures to get a one-month head start on spring and extend growing season into winter, by Kyla Dixon-Muir, Riverdale Meadow Community Garden
12:30 "Fusion Landscaping" - how create an affordable garden that conserves water and requires less maintenance, by Gino Piscelli, Peel Region
1:30 "Don't Throw Out the Weeds" - many beneficial uses for weeds, by Susan Elliotson, medical herbalist
2:30 "Windowsill Farming" - grow food indoors year round; sprouting, by Carolyn Bailey, Ecosource
3:30 "A Winning Front Garden" - basic design principles and planting techniques to give your house instant 'curb appeal', by Maureen Ricker, Streetscape Mississauga

Hope to see you there!

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    • Kristen M.

      Cooking four times a year? But isn't half the fun the cooking?

      February 26, 2013

  • Kristen M.

    For those who wondered where to find the canning equipment, etc. I referred to in my workshop, I've found a Canadian source: - they carry juicers, canners, grain mills, dehydrators, water purifyers, sprouters, etc. - reasonable costs and cheap or free shipping depending on the size of the order. I haven't used them before but they look like a good source. - Kristen

    February 26, 2013

    • Blake P.

      thanks for that info! Excellent workshop you gave. The room was packed and captivated. Thank-you. Don't forget I owe you for the DVD!

      February 26, 2013

    • Kristen M.

      Thanks, I'm glad it seemed to go well. Got some good feedback to improve for next time too.

      February 26, 2013

  • Mylène V.

    Sorry I missed it... husband was not in a position to watch the kids.

    February 23, 2013

  • Nolan M.

    Hi Everyone - I've asked my gardening writer to attend - Shlomo Booklin. So I'm hoping he will be able to make it - this a great event and will do it's best to support your efforts!

    1 · February 22, 2013

    • Blake P.

      thanks Nolan - much appreciated!

      February 22, 2013

  • Julie Buelow H.

    Looking forward to this event!

    January 13, 2013

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