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FREE VV Garden Planting and Preparation workshop with Grant Watson

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FREE VV Garden Planting and Preparation workshop with Grant Watson

Time: December 13, 2010 from 6pm to 9pm
Location: Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Street: 800 E. Broadway
City/Town: Vancouver
Event Neighbourhood and Type: mount pleasant, workshop, gardening, soil preparation, community self reliance
Organized By: Ross Moster, VV Neighbourhood Food Networks and VV Learning Opportunities group
Latest Activity: Dec 12, 2010

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Event Description

We're pleased to offer this free workshop with Grant.

Garden Planting and Preparation will get you started in thinking about how to start a food garden, and taking the first important step of getting the beds ready for planting. A sound garden plan that takes all the key factors into consideration has a better chance of producing and winning your enthusiasm.



goal setting, location, layout, coldframes/greenhouses,

ordering seeds


sheet mulching, tilling/digging,

cover crops/green manures

starting seedlings, irrigation

planting perennials, beneficials

Practical Activity

                Seedling starting exercise.



To register: Ross Moster


Registration is limited to 25 participants. Workshop is almost full - preregistration is required.


FREE - donations accepted.


Supported by Neighbourhood Small Grants Program. (Thanks!)

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