at the Dunster Schoolhouse Saturday March 4, 2017
Full schedule of events:
9:00 am to 9:40 am – Setting up displays
10:00 am to 10:10 am – Welcome and Introductions – Penny Rivard
10:10 am to 10:30 am – McBride Seed Library – Rosara Buck
10:30 am to 10:50 am – Growing and Harvesting Onions Barb Zimmer
10:50 am to 11:00 am – Break for coffee and to browse displays and trade or buy seeds.
11:00 am to 11:20 am – Saving Annual Seeds – Pete Amyoony
11:20 am to 11:40am – Growing Corn in the Valley – Glenn Foster
11:40am to 12 noon- Break for coffee, browse displays and trade or buy seeds.
12:00 noon to 1:00 pm – Lunch Break
(Lunch available – soup and bun plus goodies – by donation)
1:00 pm to 1:20 pm – Saving Biennial Seeds Garry and Wendy Lowe
1:20 pm to 1:40 pm – Your Favourite Garden Gadget ( Bring your own to share)
1:40 pm to 2:00 pm – Break for coffee, to browse displays and trade or buy seeds.
2:00 pm to 2:40 pm – Greenhouses, Cold-frames and Hot-beds for the Robson Valley
(How to build and use the above – Panel Discussion and Question Period)
2:40 to 3:00 pm – Closing round with Nancy Taylor
All day: Seed displays, Home Hardware display, seed trading and buying, free garden magazine and book table, bee hive display, garden book display from the McBride and District Library, Open Gate Garden Display, and sign-up sheet plus agreement information available for those interested in obtaining a community garden plot for 2017.
For Information Call Pete Amyoony at 250-968-4334
A great day to meet and chat with other seed-savers and gardeners from the Robson Valley and beyond.
Free Child Care Available Free Admission – All Welcome!