Speaking Schedule

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 10,2016Homegrown 101Learn 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 101Learn 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 9,2016Herbs Made EasyHerbs 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, 2016Planting 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 StartedLearn 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 14,2016Crazy 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 26,2016Dr Tomato-Diagnosing Tomato ProblemsWere 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, 2016Save Seeds, Save MoneyAfter 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, 2016Winter 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 Sungod Recreation Center, 7815 112 Street, Delta, BC. Registration required.

Registration is now open for Delta’s Free Sustainable Garden Classes 

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 11,2017-Homegrown 101-Historic Stewart Farm- Registration in fall of 2016. TBA

April 9, 2017-Starting Your Herb Garden-Historic Stewart Farm- Registration in spring of 2017. TBA