Jenny Gohl

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Newsletter April 2015 front page.

Here is the front page of our April Newsletter. Sign up to become a member and you will receive the entire newsletter. newsletter2015-4-1frontpage

Denman Island Home and Garden Tour.

This much-loved fundraising event maybe of interest to some of us – a chance to see some of those hidden island gardens. Tickets are now on sale for the Denman Island Home & Garden Tour, June 13 – 14, with an early-bird rate of $18 available only until May 15. Purchase tickets on-line at www.denman-conservancy.org/home-and-garden-tour/ or to arrange alternate payment call 250-335-2148 or …

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Cowichan Garden Fair this Saturday

Cowichan Garden Fair is this Saturday, May 2nd from 10 a.m. to noon at the Cowichan Exhibition Hall. Click the following link to read all about it. cowichan fair

May 7th Monthly meeting

On May 7th, 2015 at 7pm the Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers will host their monthly meeting. Garden visits will be discussed.  Hosts will be asked to sign up. An update on the All Comox Valley Winners and seed massing program will be given.  Tomato plants, Vulcan lettuce plants and bean seeds will be distributed …

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Forager Foundation Fundraiser

The Forager Foundation is planning a sale of seeds of Native Plants. It is a web-based fundraiser, so people would purchase the seeds from their website and then they would send the seeds by mail. http://www.foragerfoundation.org/fundraisers Here is the link to find out more about what they do and the plants they have seeds for, …

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Free film on farming

The Comox Valley Lazo Womens Institute Is presenting a film featuring senior farmers of the Comox Valley. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion. Where ; Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College When ; Thursday 30th April Time ; Doors open 6.30. Film starts 7.00 Price ; Free, but recommended donation $5 in …

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Complete Organic Fertilizer

Complete organic fertilizer    By popular demand here is the recipe for the Complete Organic Fertilizer and also the enhanced version.

April 2nd seed savers meeting – Beans and gardening advice.

All about gardening – come and ask our experts. Seed Savers’ Fabulous Beans and Gardening Advice On April 2, 2015 at 7pm the Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers will host their monthly meeting. In line with their ongoing quest to find varieties that can be considered to be “All Comox Valley Winners” or outstanding …

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Gem squash – a South African delicacy

As a South African expat I grew up with gem squash as being the one and only squash we ever saw at our table. We ate them cut in half with their hard outer skin serving as a bowl. Filled with lots of butter and sometimes tender green peas they were delicious. I grew some here …

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New mail order seed catalogue

http://www.themarketgarden.ca/ The Market Garden is near Victoria and sells organic seeds. Always pleasant to browse  new seed catalogue.