|Seed keeping with Soul Fire Farm|
15 minute video shows why and how to save seeds.
|Saving Seeds from Herbs and Flowers|
Webinar on how to save seeds from popular herb and flower plants.
|Saving Our Seeds, Saving Ourselves|
One hour webinar on the science of saving seeds and how to do it.
|How to Store Seeds|
Storing seeds for winter
|Planning and Planting Your Seed Saving Garden|
Tip sheet from Seeds of Diversity on how to plan and plant a seed saving garden.
|Ideas for Growing Container Gardens Big and Small|
Evergreen’s Lead in Urban Agriculture, Isaac Crosby (aka Brother Nature) gives a tour of the gardens at Evergreen Brickworks and shows what you can in containers.
|Balcony Gardening for Beginners|
Resource from Miinikaan Innovation and Design on choosing plants for your container balcony garden.
|Growing a Small Vegetable Garden on a Balcony|
Video shows how to transform a small balcony into a container food garden. With Vietnamese and English subtitles.
|Growing vegetables using a self-watering planter|
How to grow green onion, cabbage and lettuce and using vegetable roots in recycled bottle planters.
|Building a self-watering planter |
Step-by-step guide created by FoodShare on how to build a simple self-watering container for growing plants.
|Starting herbs from cuttings|
How to propagate basil, mint, oregano and rosemary at home on a windowsill.
|Sprouts & Container Gardening with Soul Fire Farms|
Includes tips on small-scale food growing including sprouts and growing crops in containers.
Soil Health & Composting
|How to make a vermicomposting bin|
Step-by-step video on how to build a vermicomposting bin and benefits of using Red Wiggler worms for composting.
|Composting for beginners|
Homemade compost soil.
|Building a 3-bin composting system|
Presentation created by FoodShare on how to build a 3-bin composting system for your garden.
|How to create a no-till garden|
Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm explains the benefits of no-till gardening and steps for starting no-till garden beds.
|Seed Starting Tip Sheet from FoodShare|
Tips for starting vegetable and herb seeds indoors including materials needed and steps from starting seedlings to transplanting.
|How to select seeds|
Niki Jabbour on how to select seeds (Lee Valley)
|Seed Starting Guide|
Collection of resources created by Gayla Trail of You Grow Girl on how to start seedlings.
|Testing the germination rate of older seeds|
Guide to testing germination rate of seeds including supplies needed and step-by-step process
|Recycling and reusing seed starting pots|
Tips for reusing seed starting pots from Galya Trail of You Grow Girl.
|Simple DIY seed starting tray|
Demonstrates how to make a simple DIY seed starting tray using basic materials.
|Starting seedlings in a greenhouse|
Step-by-step process for starting seedlings with suggestions for supplies needed including growing medium, containers, labels and seeds.
|5 seed starting mistakes to avoid|
Jag Singh explains five common mistakes with seed starting and how to avoid.
|Growing a lot of food in small space|
Tips for garden spacing and types of beds etc.
|Small scale house garden|
Things to look for before starting a garden.
|Raised bed garden tutorial|
How to plan and build a raised bed for small-scale food growing. Includes all the supplies you need to build a raised bed and tips for placing the bed to maximize sun exposure.
|Choosing plants for shady spaces|
Tips for growing food crops in shady parts of the garden.
|10 things to know before starting a vegetable garden|
10 things to consider before starting a vegetable garden including light requirements, access to water, soil health and more.
Resource created by Toronto Master Gardeners on Companion Planting.
Resource sheet created by FoodShare on how to use succession planting to maximize your garden space and your harvest.
|In the Zone – Native Plant Gardening|
Website with tips for growing native plants in southern Ontario.
|Tips for Watering your Garden|
Best practices for watering your vegetable garden.
|Brother Nature series – weeds, vermicomposting, 3 sisters gardening, clay pot irrigation|
Isaac Crosby shares tips and tours of the Indigenous gardens at Evergreen Brick Works.
|Sundance Harvest urban farming videos|
Founder Cheyenne Sundance gives tips on growing a variety of vegetables, transplanting, fertilizing and watering. Strong focus on food justice and empowering BIPOC, youth and non-binary growers.