January 9,2017-Preparing Your Garden for Spring-7:00pm-8:30pm, Richmond Library, 100-700 Minoru Gate, Richmond,BC. Registraton required at 604-231-6413. Winter Garden Series with the Richmond Garden Club.
February 23,2017-How to Create a Successful Kitchen Garden Year Round-6:45pm at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle,WA
March 4,2017– How to Grow Tomatoes from Seed-11:00am-12:00pm, Surrey Seed Library at Ocean Park Library, 12854 17 Avenue, Surrey,BC
March 9, 2017-Veggie Gardening 101-Planning Your First Garden- 7:00pm-8:30pm, Ladner Community Centre. Register here.
March 11,2017-Homegrown 101-Learn the basics on how to grow food, garden design, seed selection and creating a healthy soil. Class is from 10:00am-11:30am at the Historic Stewart Farm. Registration is with the City Of Surrey or call 604-501-5100 or check out online registration here.
March 14,2017-Seed Starting-7:00pm-8:30pm, Ladner Community Centre. Register here.
March 16,2017-Digging Deeper into Your Patch-7:00pm-8:30pm, North Delta Recreation Centre. Register here.
April 8, 2017- Herbs Made Easy -Historic Stewart Farm- Registration with the City of Surrey here.
April 19,2017-All about Herbs-7:00pm-8:30pm, North Delta Recreation Centre. Register here.
April 20, 2017-Herbs Made Easy-South Delta Newcomer’s Club-7:30pm at the Kiwanis Longhouse Centre for the Visual Arts
April 22, 2017-Herb Challenge Fun-Amika Arbutus Manor-1:45pm
May 1, 2017-Crazy For Tomatoes–Richmond Library-7:00pm
May 4,2017-Crazy for Tomatoes!- 7:00pm-8:30pm, North Delta Recreation Centre. Register here.
May 15, 2017- Creating a Successful Kitchen Garden Year Round- Mayne Island Garden Club-1:30pm
August 5, 2017-Planning the Winter Garden-11;am-12:00pm, Ocean Park Seed Library, 12854 17 Avenue, Surrey, BC
September 16,2017-Saving Seeds-10:am-11:30am, North Delta Recreation Centre. Register here.
October 12, 2017-Plants With Purpose-Upper Lonsdale Garden Club-7:30pm
Previous Speaking Engagements
February 6,2015-“How to Divide Perennials” at Mayne Island Seedy Saturday, Agricultural Hall, 430 Fernhill Road, Mayne Island, BC from 1:00pm-4:00pm.
March 10,2016–Homegrown 101–Learn the basics of growing your own food including garden design and crop rotation. 6:00pm-7:30pm at the Harris Barn, 4140 Arthur Drive,Ladner BC. Registration required.
March 12, 2016 -Homegrown 101–Learn the basics of growing your own food including garden design and crop rotation. 10:am-11:30am at the North Delta Recreation Center,11415 84 Ave, Delta,BC. Registration required.
April 9,2016–Herbs Made Easy–Herbs are one of the first plants you can start in your spring garden. Learn firsthand how to divide and pot up herbs as well as get a smell for all the different culinary herbs you can grow this year. Take home your own fresh herb to plant and enjoy all season long. 10:00am-11:30am- Ladner Community Garden, 6467 Holly Park drive, Ladner, BC. Registration required.
April 18, 2016– Planting a Fragrant Garden– Ladner Pioneer Library, Low Vision Support Group- 1:30pm-2:30pm ( members only)
April 23, 2016– Richmond Earth Day Youth Summit
May 12, 2016-Getting Started–Learn how easy it is to grow food for your family. From seed starting to garden layout, this class will help you create the best garden on the block. 6:00pm-7:30pm at the Ladner Community Garden, 6467 Holly Park Drive, Ladner, BC. Registration is required.
May 14,2016–Crazy for Tomatoes!–As the days warm up, it’s time to think about summer salads and fresh garden tomatoes. Learn about the tomato varieties, how to ‘pot up’, where to plant and when to harvest. Plant and take home your own tomato seedling. 10:am-11:30am at Ladner Community Garden, 6467 Holly Park drive, Ladner,BC. Registration required.
May 26,2016–Dr Tomato-Diagnosing Tomato Problems–Were you disappointed with your tomatoes last year? Come out and find out why and learn how you can have a better harvest this year. Topics will include disease and insect prevention. For advanced gardeners, beginners welcome too. 6:00pm-7:30pm at Sungod Recreation Center, 7815 112 Street, Delta,BC. Registration required.
September 10, 2016–Save Seeds, Save Money–After a successful growing season, it’s time to start collecting seeds for next year. Join us for this hands-on Seed Saving 101 workshop that includes tips on harvesting your crops to maximize your yield. 10:00am-11:30am at the Ladner Community Center, Ladner BC. Registration required.
October 6, 2016- Winter Sowing- Come learn how to prepare your seeds for next year with this easy way to start new plants. 6:00pm-7:30pm at the North Delta Recreation, Delta, BC. Registration required.