Organic Veggies for All Seasons

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Learn everything you like to know about veggie gardening, ranging from soil, seed selection/germination, planting, etc.

Register for a new gardening workshop, “Organic Veggies for All Seasons”, with Educator Bardia Khaledi! Sunday, March 23 2pm-5pm. Session #489658. $21 per session. Register today! www.richmond.ca/register, or call 604-276-4300.

Participants will receive a couple of seed packages of their choosing!

Organic Gardening Do’s and Don’ts

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Despite the unusual and persistent snowfall in late February, the participants were excited to learn how to garden more effectively, with fewer mistakes and hiccups. They learned about preparation of garden beds, seed selection and germination, plant selection, as well as problem solving and planning in their gardens. They left the workshop feeling a little more empowered and definitely more confident in their ability to create successful and bountiful gardens!

 

 

Daffodils, tulips, and much more!

Last November, preschoolers from the Steveston Community Centre helped us plant daffodil and tulip bulbs at Steveston Educational Garden (SEG). In just a few weeks, there will be a show of colour at the SEG; come out and welcome spring. While you … [Continue reading]

Gardening series/classes (Best Perennial Flower Bed)

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Flower Arranging

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Halloween Festivities

Steveston Educational Educational has been buzzing with people, young and old, who have come to enjoy the glory of the garden in the fall. We have been getting ready for Halloween and getting creative in many ways! We harvested many decorative … [Continue reading]

Steveston Educational Garden featured on CBC Radio 1 (On the Coast/ North by NorthWest)

Fall gardening tips: Get planting to eat all year in B.C. You can keep gardening through the fall for a voluptuous vegetable bounty. CBC News Posted: Oct 04, 2013 3:22 PM PT Last Updated: Oct 04, 2013 4:33 PM PT Bardia Khaledi in the … [Continue reading]

Watch them grow….

We are looking for volunteers to help water and dead head in the garden. If you would like to help please let us know. Email or drop off your email address and phone number to the Community Center. We will be putting a task list on the shed. Please … [Continue reading]

Latest Planting

Last night a flurry of activities in the SEG. If you didn't get a chance to come out help put in some plants, come by and take a look in the next few days. While you are there, if you see some weeds or dead heading that need to be done, please help … [Continue reading]

Monday 6:30pm @ SEG Planting Get Together

Hello Fellow Gardeners, A quick reminder that Monday evening at 6:30pm, we are gathering in the Garden to put into grounds some plants. Come by to meet your fellow volunteers, get a quick tour and over view of the Garden and plans. Light … [Continue reading]