Jenny Gohl

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Name: Jenny Gohl
Date registered: 2013/06/22

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  1. December 7th Monthly meeting and Potluck. — 2017/11/20
  2. Monthly Meeting 2nd November 2017 — 2017/10/28
  3. Monthly meeting October 5th 2017 — 2017/09/10
  4. September 2017 meeting — 2017/08/17
  5. Volunteer appreciation BBQ — 2017/06/23

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Jun 15 2014

Party! Seedsavers and volunteers.

Invitation to all CVGSS members and Seedy Saturday and Plant Sale volunteers. We are hosting a volunteer appreciation party and barbeque on Sunday June 22nd at Steller Raven Farm in Royston, home of Royann Petrell and Sylvain Alie on 3177 Kentwood Rd. You are invited to attend either or both A) 3:00-5:00pm Seedy Saturday and …

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Jun 14 2014

More Birds and Beans

Foster Richardson, from The Birds and the Beans talked to the Seed Savers about growing Corn as a staple crop. Corn is very adaptable, especially the short tough native varieties, that also have more protein and so could be an important staple crop in spite of corn’s reputation as ‘evil’. Very tolerant to poor conditions …

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Jun 11 2014

The Birds and the Beans

  Natasha Tymo and Foster Richardson from the Birds and the Beans spoke at our 2014 AGM about growing staple crops. You may have seen them at their veggie stall at the Saturday Farmers Market.   Together with two other young people they are farming organic food crops with the idea of producing high protein …

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Jun 03 2014

Saving Kale seeds

I have two varieties of kale and want to save seeds from both of them. One has smooth, tender green leaves, the tenderest kale I have ever grown. The other is a deep purple frilly kale, rich in anthocyanins and vitamin K. To stop the from cross pollinating I cut the developing flowers off the …

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Jun 03 2014

8th Annual plant sale

The Seed Savers worked hard to produce many varieties of really healthy  tomato and other edible plants. Set-up started early with a stream of cars delivering plants to waiting volunteers who placed them according to varieties. By 8.45 we were ready to open – chashiers and talliers in place, holding area staffed, membership table looking …

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May 02 2014

Monthly meeting May 1st 2014

Speaker: Lynda SmithLynda’s presentation “Changing Lawns to Food Production ” touched on many topics such as : What are the benefits of changing my lawn to food? How do I get started? When is the best time to start changing lawn to food? What is the best location? “If we have land available, the majority …

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May 02 2014

The Penguins – Seed Bank Freezer Project

The Penguins – or the Freezer Committee of the Seed Bank. Team members – Terry Batt, Jenny Gohl and Royann Petrell.   In march we took one of the bins of seeds saved in 2012. Our aim was to start germination testing. We found that some of the packets had too few seeds for freezing …

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May 02 2014

8th Annual Plant Sale – May 24, 2014

When; Saturday May 24th Where; Simms Park Time; 9am – 12pm 100’s of non GMO seedlings, a huge selection of tomatoes, also cucumbers, peppers, basil, squashes, herbs, fruit and shrubs. Strong healthy plants locally grown in the Comox Valley. If you would like to get involved please contact organizer Elaine Codling ( for more information, …

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Jul 18 2013

Golden Flax for the first time.

pale blue flax flowers

Growing Golden Flax. This is my first year of growing flax and I’m enchanted with this beautiful vigorous plant. I picked up the seeds at Seedy Saturday and had excellent germination. The plants grew to between 30 and 36 inches – lovely straight plants in lovely straight rows. They keep each other upright but I …

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Jun 23 2013

Diversity is healthy

Diversity is healthy. Diversity is good for the soil, good for the plants and good for us. The June garden is a tapestry of colours and a great variety of above and below ground edibles. The leafy greens (and reds) include various lettuces from green to speckled to deep crimson red, kales, both purple and …

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