Composting 101-Basic composting skills workshop

Composting Workshop Oct. 14th, 2017 10:00am-noon 3050 West Road, Nanaimo, BC Wish you were composting more but not sure where to start? Come to our workshop and discover how easy it really is. Jamie Wallace will take you through the process, step by step. Learn how to...

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Introduction to Permaculture

FREE ONE HOUR WORKSHOP Jamie Wallace will introduce you to the design strategies of permaculture. In sixty minutes we will take a glimpse into this unique design system that is beneficial to the environment, human habitat and can be applied to both large and small...

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The Importance Of Food In The Garden

The cultivation of food can be traced back to South East Asia between 8-10,000 years ago. It is not entirely clear as to degree of cultivation that went into growing rice in this area. It is however clear that humans started to identify desirable wild plants which...

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Seven Tips to Improve Your Landscape

Landscape tip #1 - Cultivate your soil not the plants. Sounds crazy but if you look after you soil wether it be in the garden or beneath you lawn, your plants will be much happier, healthier and look better. Synthetic fertilizers harm soil organisms, try applying...

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Landscape design tips

We are all guilty of rushing out to our local nursery and making those impulse purchases. We then return home with our little treasures and then have the task of finding room for these new plants. Panic sets in, there is no room for additions,  suddenly other  plants...

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