Events & Workshops
I'll be at three Seedy Saturdays in 2017
Feb 4, 2017- 10-3 pm. Hamilton Seedy Saturday, McQuesten Urban Farm, 785 Brittania Ave, Hamilton
Feb 11,2017-1-5 pm. Niagara South Seedy Saturday. Wellandport Community Centre, 5042 Canborough Rd, Wellandport. Come one, come all. Seeds, seed vendors, displays and speakers to educate you all day. This year I will be showing the Wellandport premiere of a very important movie, "Seed-The Untold Story", screening at 2:30pm. Seating is limited. Please stay afterwards for a vegan potluck! Support this event by a donation at the door if you can.
March 11, 2017. 10-3 pm, Brampton Seedy Saturday. Century Gardens Rec Centre, 340 Vodden Ave Brampton
March 13th, 2017 Port Colborne Historical Society (Portal Village Auditorium) Presentation about heirlooms.
WORKSHOPS-SOWING SEEDS FOR 2017
Sundays, March 19 or March 26 This has been a very popular workshop for the last five years. Even if you have come before, it is still worthwhile to come again. We'll plant seeds, plan gardens and I'll dispense what I hope will be useful gardening advice. It's time to get started! Cost $40, which includes 6 packs of seeds, soil, pots and coffee. Cake if it is someone's birthday, maybe even if it isn't. You will leave with sufficient seeds and seedlings on the go to plant a good sized garden. These workshops take place in my large, unheated hoophouse, so come prepared for any eventuality. It may be hot, it may be cold. But...you will get dirty!
Please pre-register and this year PAYMENT IS REQUIRED IN ADVANCE as "no-shows" prevent others from attending. Call 905-386-7388 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate your choice of dates, payment possible by cheque, cash, email transfer or other electronic means. First come, first served, so register early. Limit 20 registrants.
April 1st, 2017-Heirloom tomato workshop, Royal Botanical Gardens. Let's talk heirlooms, my favourite thing indeed. And I'll bring along all the seeds and supplies so you can plant some very special varieties too. 2-4 pm. $40. Register at www.rbg.ca
April 15, 2017-deadline for receipt of pre-ordered seedling requests. Check "Heirloom Tomato Seedlings" link for details which are coming soon.
April 29, 2017, RBG Plant Fair, Rock Gardens times and details tba
May , 2017-Mustard Seed Co-op Seedling sale, date and time TBA
May 20,21,22, 2017. – My TOMATO DAYS Sale opens on the Victoria Day weekend and lasts as long as you are still buying my seedlings, usually 5 weeks, till the end of June. Come out to the farm the first weekend between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m for the best selection of transplants. Hundreds of varieties of heirloom tomato seedlings, many, many peppers, sweet and hot, eggplants, ground cherries, tomatillos, cape gooseberries, herbs, cukes, zukes, squash, kales, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and much more. Selection of seed available. Please note: I remain open for seedling sales well into June, so come out anytime!
The complete list of tomato varieties available is on my blog-follow the link on this website. Master list available when you come to the farm, complete with description.
More events will be added. Keep checking in!