Workshop: Gardening in Small Spaces

 

Description

Don’t underestimate what your little balcony or apartment can grow! Learn how to grow food in space limited urban settings, such as balconies, containers, and small patios, in ways that maximize space and yields for your own edible landscape.

This beginner level workshop will cover a detailed discussion of:

  1. Maintaining healthy soil in common potting mixes and composts
  2. Water management in various common pot materials
  3. Companion planting
  4. Succession planting

There will be hands-on demonstrations of a few troubleshooting techniques. Participants will be given handouts with resources and draft plans for their plants/crops.

About the Instructor

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Silvia Di Blasio, CCDP is an experienced certified life and career coach with a special passion for food sovereignty. Apart from her usual work, Silvia teaches many food skills workshops around Vancouver from meal planning to vegetable gardening to food preservation methods. Silvia is also a permaculture practitioner, teacher, and consultant.

Date and Time

Saturday, June 17 | 1:00 – 4:00 pm (3 hours)

Location

UBC Farm

3461 Ross Drive, Vancouver BC

Cost

$45 ($38 student pricing) + GST

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