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May 17 2013

Thursday, June 6th: CVGSS Annual General Meeting

Connie

Come learn how to create the healthiest soil ever with Connie Kuramoto, long time Horticultural Instructor. Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers is featuring Kuramoto as the guest speaker at their AGM, on Thurs, June 6, at Creekside Commons in Courtenay.

winnower

The evening will also include a look at the new seed winnower, and a short stroll through the Creekside gardens, starting at 6:30. The meeting starts at 7 pm, with a short business session and elections, followed by the guest speaker at 7:45.
Connie will outline the simple steps in building a high quality soil ecosystem that will provide your garden with resilience and balance without spending a lot of money to do it. She explained, “This more balanced ecosystem will provide your plants with superior resistance to insects and disease. Your plants will also provide better nutrition and stronger seeds.”

During the presentation she will introduce some of the microbes that make soil alive, and learn how hard they can work, if provided them with the few simple things that they need. Bring your questions, bring some soil.

Creekside Commons is located at 2202 Lambert Street. Take Willemar to 20th Street and turn right, 3 blocks to Lambert on the left. There is limited parking at Creekside, so try to park on the street. Bring slippers, cause its no-shoes, and a cup for refreshments.

All are welcome to share in the successes and future hopes of CVGSS. FMI call Susan Holvenstot, Chair, 250-334-2375.

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