Jenny Gohl

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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.

Kale and lettuce presentation.

pdf kale and lettuce  Click here for full presentation. At the February 2015 Seed Saver meeting Terry and Jenny talked about lettuce and kale, with a focus on Vulcan lettuce and Improved Siberian Kale.

seed bee on 25th

seed bee pdf The next Seed Bee for the Seed Exchange at Seedy Saturday will be on Sunday, January 25, from 1 to 3pm at Kathryn Landry’s house. Directions at the end of this message. If you have any seeds to donate, this is the time to bring them to a Seed Bee and package …

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