Events: Education, Courses and Workshops

Pests in the garden

Pests in the garden

Are those pesky critters wreaking havoc on your beautiful garden? Join us at the Last Duel Campground for a fun and informative event all about dealing with garden pests. Learn how to identify common pests, natural ways to keep them at bay, and tips for maintaining a healthy garden ecosystem. The Table Garden Coordinator, Joanna…

Planning your Pollinator/Wildlife Garden

Planning your Pollinator/Wildlife Garden

Attend the second workshop of our “Ottawa Wildflower Seed Library (OWSL) Presents…” series.During this workshop, we will discuss different types of pollinators/wildlife and how they have evolved with native plants to be their pollination and distribution systems. We will also examine factors to be considered when choosing plants for your personal garden, ensuring plant selection for the conditions…

Supporting Wildlife and Pollinators with your Garden

Supporting Wildlife and Pollinators with your Garden

Attend the first workshop of our “Ottawa Wildflower Seed Library (OWSL) Presents…” series.During this workshop, entitled “Supporting Wildlife and Pollinators with your Garden”, we will examine wildlife needs and how to best meet these needs in your personal garden. The importance of native species will be covered, as well as the topic of identifying and…

FREE MICROGREENS, MACRO KNOWLEDGE SEMINAR

FREE MICROGREENS, MACRO KNOWLEDGE SEMINAR

Microgreens are quick, easy and versatile, perfect for beginners and those looking for fresh organic greens year-round. In this workshop, you’ll learn everything you need to know about growing and using tasty, nutrient-packed microgreens.  Join us at our Windmill Lane (Ottawa East) location and meet Rebecca Boyar from West Coast Seeds!She has a diverse horticultural background growing…

DEMYSTIFY YOUR HYDRANGEA

DEMYSTIFY YOUR HYDRANGEA

Date: July 20th, 2024Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Maximum Spots: 50   —   Hydrangeas are one of the most beautiful perennials in a garden; however, some varieties need specific care to keep them healthy and thriving.  Hydrangeas have multiple strains requiring different pruning techniques and even need different PH levels to bloom a specific colour, so it…

DEMYSTIFY YOUR HYDRANGEA

DEMYSTIFY YOUR HYDRANGEA

Date: July 20th, 2024Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Maximum Spots: 50   —   Hydrangeas are one of the most beautiful perennials in a garden; however, some varieties need specific care to keep them healthy and thriving.  Hydrangeas have multiple strains requiring different pruning techniques and even need different PH levels to bloom a specific colour, so it…

Des saveurs botaniques – Botanical Flavours

Des saveurs botaniques – Botanical Flavours

Explorer la biodiversité végétale dans notre assiette, c’est une délicieuse façon de participer à la transition socioécologique! Tout l’été, cultivez la gourmandise écoresponsable à travers des activités ludiques. Au menu : apprenez à réduire le gaspillage alimentaire et dégustez des végétaux aux saveurs étonnantes pendant que les jeunes enfants s’amusent à jouer à cuisiner à l’aire…

Companion Planting

Learn about the companionship of the vegetable world. Which plants and vegetables are close friends and support each other vs. who you want to give distance to? We will explore different placements and gardening styles for your preferred garden. Découvrez la camaraderie dans le monde végétal. Quelles sont les plantes et les légumes qui sont…

Permaculture; Spiral herb garden-Building / Bâtiment Jardin d’herbes aromat

Come and learn how to build a delightful fusion of form and function: a herb spiral garden. With maximized planting space, built-in microclimates, and efficient water use. Using the material on hand, we will go over the different structural elements this garden requires and it’s multitude of functions. A beautiful way a variety of plants…

Kids in the Garden Programs

Kids in the Garden Programs

Whether you live in Alberta or are visiting Edmonton this summer, enroll your child or children in one of our many Kids in the Garden programs. The programs are intended to fascinate and inspire children, cultivate curiosity, and promote critical thinking. Our dedication to discovering novel ways to connect children of all ages with nature…

Spring into Summer

Spring into Summer

In collaboration with Russell Ladies Night, we invite you to join us to help raise funds for a very worth cause – Naomi’s House.  As a proud sponsor we are excited to once again be working with this phenomenal group who strive to bring awareness to various causes which matter to women in our community. …