Jenny Gohl

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April 6th and May 4th 2017 Monthly meetings

Our next meeting will be on 6th April at 7.00 pm. Our topic is “how to grow the best tomatoes” with a few words from the experts and time for everyone to share their growing tips or questions.                               As usual, …

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Selecting and getting those seeds started.

From presentation by Arzeena Hamir. Seed Catalogs – what to look for – The seed catalog companies do not grow their own seeds. They have their growers in many different places. This means that if you buy from a local company this does not mean that your seeds will be local. For this you need …

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2017 Vendor bios.

Get to know our vendors and visit them at Seedy Saturday. 1. Coastal Invasive Species Rachelle McElroy http://www.coastalisc.com/ rachelle@coastalisc.com Be PlantWise! Coastal ISC will be featuring alternatives to common invasive plants for your garden and how to be PlantWise! Commit to not buying invasive species and be a PlantWise ambassador. Learn about full subsidies* available …

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Past event – Volunteer appreciation BBQ 2016

VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION BBQ The BBQ was held on Sunday August 7th from 4pm till dark  at  Innisfree Farm and Botanical Garden, 3636 Trent Rd in Royston The BBQ was open to all indiviuals who volunteered in any way with the activities of the Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers (the invitation includes their spouse/partner and children). …

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Seedy Saturday 2017

” GROW ORGANIC “ 4th March from10.00 till 3.00 at the Florence Filberg Centre Curtenay Entry is $5.00 for adults. Children, members and volunteers get in free. Once again we will be hosting our seed exchange with many varieties of locally grown seeds. Only $1.00 per packet. We will aslo have many Vancouver Island seed …

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November meeting

Date – 3rd November Time 7.00 pm Place – Creekside Commons Topic of speaker panel – HOW TO START A GARDEN.

October 2016 monthly meeting

Mushrooms in your home and in your garden On Thursday October 6th 2016 at 7pm the Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers are hosting Vivian Vaillant, a home mushroom grower, who will discuss the benefits of growing mushrooms in your home garden as well as how to fruit gourmet mushroom as a winter crop. Starting …

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September meeting 2016 – Preserving the Harvest

On Thursday September 8th 2016 at 7pm the CVGSS are hosting Lynda Smith of “Lawn to Food” Lynda will present “Preserving the Harvest” which will showcase different methods to can, dry, freeze and other preservation ideas for the bounty of your garden. Checkout our web site WWW.CVGSS.ORG for more information about us. The meeting is …

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KimChi Kale Coleslaw.

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Saving lettuce seeds

Ralph Watts has the following method for saving lettuce seeds. “For some this may be an easier way to save lettuce seed.” he says.     Get two plates – same type with smooth rims, or a bucket with a lid. Place plates under lettuce. Work lettuce above the plates with your fingers as the …

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