Tuesday, September 10, 2013
If you or someone you know is interested in being part of our 2014 Community Garden Education Series, please send me your/their name and contact information. We are looking for Community members of Windsor and Essex County to lead the following (but not limited to) workshops:
Basic Garden PlanningHow To Build A Raised Box Garden (Hands On)Growing Your Own TransplantsComposting and Vermiculture Projects (Hands On)Maintaining Your Fruit TreesBerry BushesContainer & Vertical Gardening (Hands On)Root Crops and Alliums (Onions/Garlic)Hot Crops In the City!Cool Crop EssentialsSeason Extension EssentialsMaking The Most of Your GreenhouseGift From Above: Rain Catchment SystemsSuccession Planting: Getting The Most From Your SeasonHow To Build A Pollination GardenHow To Create & Keep Great SoilBeneficial Insects vs. Home Garden Wreckers!Small Scale PermacultureSmall Scale Hydroponic Vegetable ProductionGardening with Native Species of Windsor EssexCompanion Planting
City Hens: How to Care For Your Small Flock (legal or not!)
Please call 519-258-3033 ext.1148
Ask for Steve Green
Windsor Essex County Community Garden Network Coordinator
Monday, August 26, 2013
Friday, August 2, 2013
Friday, July 26, 2013
Monday, July 22, 2013
Montreal / Quebec Student Exchange 2013
We are grateful for the Montreal Quebec Student Exchange that came this year! Thanks also to Karlene N. from Ford City Neighbourhood Renewal Team for all her help as well!
All photos by Adam Wright
Rob helping, Bill looking, Student working!
Karlene providing some instruction.
Rob telling students how we enriched the soil with active beneficial microorganisms and stir it into the compost and peat moss, let it settle, and how we will use these beds as cold frames in the late fall!
Rob sleeping while displaying his beets.
Scardycrow and the students having a visit.
Our plant ladder gets a 'makeover'.
We paint when we garden!
Giving the grass another cut! Twice this week with all the rain!
Karlene and Steve
Steve and Bill ushering Scardycrow out of the garden for bad behavior.
Quebec, Montreal Student Exchange day
Bill talking Student's ear off.
Rob saving his peas for next year.
Steve and Karlene
Water is Life!