VEGGIE 101: THE BASICS
Learn why and how to grow vegetables in a pot or a garden this summer with Calgary’s best gardeners. Bring your Questions and get ready to grow this spring.
THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2018
IN THE LEARNING CENTRE
DOORS 6 PM
PRESENTATION 6:30 PM
DISCUSSION 7:30 PM
MEMBERS $5 // NON-MEMBERS $10 // BOOK BUNDLE $30 (includes Donna and Chelsie's new book and 1 ticket)
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About your presenters
Donna Balzer has two greenhouses and a big vegetable garden on her urban double lot. She is an award-winning media personality and garden consultant with a personal passion for food growing in northern regions.
Horticulturist, speaker, and author, Donna has a degree in Agriculture with a specialty in Horticulture. She has a YouTube channel and 3 seasons as host of the Internationally broadcast Bugs & Blooms on HGTV. Her book No Guff Vegetable Gardening is a best seller and her newest book The Three Year Gardener’s Gratitude Journal was published January 2018.
Chelsie Anderson is the owner and operator of Chelsie's Garden Soil-utions in Calgary. She is a regular contributor to CBC Radio and most recently co-author of the Three Year Gardener's Gratitude Journal.. Chelsie is always up for a challenge and inspiring, outdoor work. She spends her free time growing food for her 3 kids, 2 guinea pigs and millions of red wiggler worms: she knows that all good things start in the soil.
About the book:
What are you Grateful For?
This is the book that guides you in writing your own garden memoir. It inspires you to track success and record vital information as you grow. Think of it as garden memoir meets notebook and start writing now as you record all the details in one place.
Packed with colourful images and illustrations, growing tips, words of wisdom and weekly garden good news stories plus plenty of room to record your own garden highlights.