Garden Workshops - theHumm March 2020
Garden Workshops - theHumm March 2020
The Almonte Library is offering several Saturday morning workshops to help you green up your garden this spring. The first one takes place on March 14 from 10am to noon, when local grower Sarah Lickley will speak about low-impact environmentally friendly ways to garden in your own backyard or back forty.
Then on March 28, local Master Gardeners David Hinks and Gerda Franssen will provide tips and techniques for the home gardener on growing healthy vegetables organically from seed to seedling to transplant. That takes place from 10am to noon, and will be followed at 12:30 by the grand opening of this year’s MMPL Seed Library. Find some amazing vegetable, flower and herb seeds, grown and shared by community members, and packed by volunteers from Mississippi Mills and beyond!
Finally, on April 18 from 10am to noon local farmer Alberto Suarez-Esteban will speak about the benefits of no-dig gardening. He will help you save your back and save the planet by applying non-cultivation methods in your vegetable garden.
These workshops are all free, but please register at the library desk or by emailing email@example.com or calling 256-1037.
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