Tag Archives: GardenSmart

2016 GardenSmart Workshops

Our 2016 GardenSmart workshop series begins in March! We’ll bring you over 20 workshops that mix “lecture-style” and hands on learning, and cover a broad range of vegetable gardening and sustainability related topics. Click here for the latest list of workshops! The GardenSmart Workshop is co-hosted by the North Shore Neighbourhood House’s Edible Garden Project […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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GardenSmart Workshop – Maximize your Harvest: Backyard Veggie Production

When: Saturday, June 8th 10-11:30 am Cost: $8.25 Where: Board Room, North Shore Neighbourhood House (225 East 2nd Street, North Vancouver) Registration Required, please phone: 604-990-3755 If you’re already growing veggies, and are looking for tips and tricks in boosting production and building your skills, join Vancouver Urban Farmer Emi Do, owner and lead farmer at Yummy […]

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GardenSmart Workshop – Patio Veggies: Growing Great food in Containers

When: Saturday, May 14 – 7:00pm-8:30pm Where: John Braithwaite Community Centre, Anchor Room Cost: $8.25 Registration Required, please phone: 604-990-3755 If you live in an apartment, or have limited garden space, join Heather Johnstone to learn the secrets of growing food in small spaces! The GardenSmart Workshop Series is jointly presented by the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, the North […]

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GardenSmart Workshop – Aquaponics: Sustainable Fish From Your Own Backyard

When: Saturday, May 4 – 1:00pm-3:00pm Where: Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre Cost: $8.25 Registration Required, please phone: 604-990-3755 A practical workshop on how to produce your own organic vegetables and fresh fish in one sustainable, closed-loop system – all in your own backyard. Observe a functioning aquaponics system right here on the north shore! Note that this is an […]