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Small Space Gardening: Growing Great Food in Containers

When:  Wednesday, 2 April 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM   Where: North Shore Neighbourhood House Inman Room 225 East 2nd Street, North Vancouver , BC V7L 1C4 Andrea Bellamy, author of Sugar Snaps & Strawberries: Simple Solutions for Creating Your Own Small-Space Edible Garden, will be leading this instructive and inspirational workshop on growing food […]

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Backyard Seed Saving – Free Workshop!

When: Saturday, March 1st, 2014 | 11:30am – 1:00pm Where: North Shore Neighbourhood House Board Room 225 East 2nd Street, North Vancouver Join this workshop to learn the fundamentals of seed saving! Learn about the basic skills and knowledge involved in seed saving. Topics include the biology of seed production, seed harvesting and cleaning, appropriate seed crops […]


Fruit Tree Pruning 101

When: Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 | 10-11:30am Where: Queen Mary Community Garden If you’re looking at your backyard fruit trees wondering how to help them thrive, join fruit tree expert David Tracey for this hands-on workshop. David will go through the basics of fruit tree pruning, so you will go home knowing when and what […]

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GardenSmart Workshop – Backyard Composting: Simple Steps for Beginners

When: Saturday, Sept 14 – 10:00am-11:30am Where: Charros Community Garden Cost: $8.25 Registration Required, please phone: 604-990-3755 Join Elizabeth Leboe for a hands-on opportunity to learn how to compost successfully in your own backyard. Whether you’re starting from scratch or with a slimy, smelly bin, we’ll get you on the right track!This is a hands-on outdoor workshop […]


GardenSmart Workshop – Winter Gardening: Growing Food through a West Coast Winter

When: Tuesday, July 23 – 7:00pm-8:30pm Where: John Braithwaite Community Centre, Anchor Room  Cost: $8.25 Registration Required, please phone: 604-990-3755 It’s the perfect time to plan next year’s winter garden! So save a little space in your garden, and join the expert farmer Garden Wright to learn about growing hardy food in small urban spaces during the depths of […]