Category Archive: Education

Sep 16 2013

Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers Garden Tour – Sat, Sept 21

Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers (CVGSS) are hosting their 2013 Garden Tour Saturday, September 21, starting at 10:00 am.  Meeting  at Maple Park in Courtenay (18th and Grieve), the tour will visit one garden in Courtenay then three in Comox.  Car-pooling will be encouraged.  Each of these unique, inspiring gardens demonstrates the beauty of highly productive food gardening in the suburbs.  Two of these …

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Jul 19 2013

How to Build Healthy Soil – by Connie Kuramoto

Here’s the presentation given by Connie Kuramoto at the Seed Savers meeting, June 6, 2013.  One highlight was the down-to-earth explanation of how organic fertilizers invigorate the soil, while synthetic fertilizers deplete soil fertility.  It’s a good one. Enjoy! [important]Link to How to Build Healthy Soil[/important]

Jun 04 2013

Seedy Saturday Video by Dan Peruzzo

We are pleased to present a video by Dan Peruzzo of DSee Video Productions, documenting our very own Seedy Saturday 2013. Vendors and volunteers gave their views on seed saving and related topics. Click here to see it on Dan’s website, www.dsee.ca.  

Mar 10 2013

Trap Wire Worms! Patty Rose on YouTube

Patty will be our next speaker at the April 4th monthly meeting.  More details to follow.  Stay tuned!

Feb 10 2013

Ellen Rainwalker’s List of Resources for Growing and Saving Your Own Seeds

Ellen Rainwalker’s List of Resources for Growing and Saving Your Own Seeds * indicates that item is available through the Vancouver Island Regional Library system Books & Publications *Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners by Suzanne Ashworth *The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds by Robert Gough and Cheryl Moore-Gough *Seed Sowing …

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Feb 06 2013

CVGSS Monthly Meeting Feb 7th @ 7 p.m.

Moss proudly holding some greens

Comox Valley Growers & Seed Savers Help Gardeners Get A Jump On the Season Although spring is still a few months away, gardeners are already getting a jump on the season by starting seeds indoors. The Comox Valley growers and Seed Savers will be hosting a talk on “Seed Starting 101” on Thursday, February 7th …

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Jan 05 2013

Lettuce Grow! – Upcoming Workshops

New Workshops for Winter 2013! Learn about food, gardening and farming at North Island College, Campbell River location. There is limited space for each workshop and some SOLD OUT last term, so register soon to ensure your seat at www.nic.bc.ca/continuingeducation. Farming for Profit GENI-7930 Sat, Jan. 12, 10 am-4 pm $55 Join local experts Gary Rolston …

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