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Preparing Your Garden to deal with Drought bought to you by Groundswell in partnership with Wildsight Invermere

Drought workshop
Worried about your garden this year? Wanting to reduce your water consumption but harvest more food?
Part tour, part workshop, & part discussion… learn more about drought tolerant plants, enriching the soil without chemicals, reducing insect damage, capture water in new ways.
Facilitated by: Dale Wilker, Old Blue Truck Farm
Supported by: Kristin Whitlow, Wildsight Invermere
And what about those darn grasshoppers ?

Date: April 28, 1:00 to 2:30 PM
Location: Old Blue Truck Farm – Swansea Rd
Cost: Non-members $25 Groundswell & Invermere Wildsight Members $20

Gardening Basics Workshop Series 3 – Transplanting and Ongoing Care

Gardening Basics Workshop Series
Ensure Success
Get your hands dirty working in the greenhouse while you learn!
Opportunity for gardeners to be gentler on the earth while harvesting more nutritious food…
gardeningPart 3. Transplanting and Ongoing Care

  • Review your finalized garden plan for appropriate plant placement Design a Transplant system that works for you – you will actually be transplanting plants in the greenhouse.
  • Labeling seedlings
  • Determine when you will put your own transplants in your garden.
  • Understand the ongoing care and feeding of your new crop.
  • Insects the good, the bad and the ugly – identify, discuss impact and solutions.
  • Learn to identify other garden problems just by looking – mold, slugs, drought, chemical imbalance.

Date: April 25, 2023
Time: 6:00 – 8:30
Location: Groundswell Community Greenhouse
Cost: Members (Regular and Premium) – $25.00 Non Members $30.00
What to bring: Your Garden Journal, your garden gloves, trowel, water bottle, photos of bedding plants you started at home.

***NOTE: if you book all 4 programs in this series the total cost for members is $80.00, a savings of $20. Ticket available in part 1