Please visit the Library for other videos and resources!
|10:30-11:30||Garden Planning||Join Natalie Boustead of Foodshare Toronto to learn everything you need to know BEFORE you grow. We’ll cover how to assess your garden site, standard sizes for garden beds, plant spacing, reading seed packets, companion plants, and when and how to start your seeds, both indoors and outdoors. Participants will receive helpful resources to help them plot out their gardens for the season.||coming soon!|
|10:30-11:30||Growing Great Greens Year Round||In this workshop, year-round farmer Cheyenne Sundance of Sundance Harvest will teach you how to grow amazing greens no matter the time of the year! You will learn about the best greens for each season, how to fertilize your greens and how to care for your greens from seed to harvest.||zoom_0.mp4 – Google Drive|
|10:30-11:30||Seed Starting||In his recorded session, Dan Rubin will explain the basics of seed starting indoors to help extend the growing season, the major mistakes to avoid and how to plan and time your plantings so that bedding plants will be ready to transplant at the right time. Along the way, he will provide general background on seeds, and their importance to the food we eat, as well as the way varieties we depend on have been developed over time. Combining hands-on demonstration in his greenhouse and seed starting room with detailed background information, this will give participants a good grounding in how, why and when to start their own seedlings.||https://youtu.be/2mgKiMdnxnE|
|11:30-12:30||Food and Flowers: Growing Edible Native Plants||In this illustrated slide presentation, Lorraine Johnson will be talking about growing native plants that not only provide food for pollinators and other creatures but also are edible and delicious for humans, too. Lorraine will focus on edible native plants that can be grown in pots on balconies, in the ground in community gardens and other public spaces, and in yards.|
|11:30-12:30||Sourdough Bread Making||Adrian DiLena of Greenest City will help you learn tips and tricks for this healthy way of baking your own bread at home.|
|11:30-12:30||Fresh ways with balcony gardens||Learn from Lara Mrosovsky how to create your own edible oasis with these tips for growing food and herbs in balconies, rooftops and small spaces. This session covers getting started and troubleshooting for home-grown (and organic!) container gardens. It helps you adapt your gardening experience to growing in containers or other unlikely places, with a focus on using affordable and recycled supplies. Suitable for beginners or more established growers. With this gardening insight, you’ll WANT to stay at home!|
|12:30-1:30||Indoor Worm Composting Workshop||Cooking more meals at home means more food waste! Indoor worm composters can convert your unwanted food scraps into nutrient-rich fertilizer soil that can be used to liven up the soil in your house plant and garden beds. Indoor worm composting is a great option for those that do not have organic waste collection. Join Live Green Toronto for an introductory class on indoor worm composting and how you can start one of your own! Note that this webinar will be held on WebEx. No download is required.||https://youtu.be/picA9KgvoWU|
|12:30-1:30||Garden Wars — Plants, people, and problems||Deborah Dale provides an examination of conflict resolution processes applied to community and private garden disputes.||New webinar scheduled for Saturday, March 27 12:30 pm|
|11:00-1:45||Indigenous Seed Circle||Join Joce Two Crows Tremblay and Isaac Crosby in welcoming Indigenous earthworkers from many nations to share seed stories, songs and knowledge. Non-Indigenous allies are welcome to observe.|
Did you miss Bob Wildfong’s Seed Saving presentation?
Learn how to save your own flower, vegetable, and herb seeds. Bob Wildfong, Horticultural Specialist at the Region of Waterloo Museums and Executive Director of Seeds of Diversity Canada will lead you through all the steps of harvesting, drying, and storing seeds for successful home seed saving.