We’re pleased to announce a series of workshops for the fall of 2018! During the months of September & October, we will be presenting clinics at our store – 4660 Elk Lake Drive, next to the Saanich Commonwealth Pool. Sign up for the workshops by dropping by the Garden Centre, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or phoning 250.658.5415. Many of our events are also listed on our Facebook Events page.
Over-Winter Food and Vertical Gardening
Saturday, September 29th, 10:00am to 11:30am, $20
Winter will be here soon! Join us for a workshop with Dave Friend from Friendly Organics and learn all about growing over-winter food and various techniques for vertical gardening. All attendees will get to bring home their own ‘Mini Lasagna Garden in a Bag’.
Cost is $20 per person.
Smokin’ Saturday, Thanksgiving Edition
Saturday, October 6, 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Looking for some great BBQ hints and tips for the Thanksgiving holiday? Join our in-house certified EGGspert, Nolan, for a live demo of the Big Green Egg!
Drop by anytime between 12-2pm for a taste of Nolan’s Thanksgiving favourites! He’ll be demonstrating the Egg’s unique versatility, introduce you to The Ultimate Cooking Experience, and offer some delicious samples! No registration required.
Saturday, October 13, 10:00am to 11:00am, Free Event
Join our nursery specialist, Anne Grimes, as she guides you through the principles of pruning. Learn why and when to prune, and how to use the proper techniques. To practice some of the methods covered, a short hands-on session will follow. Register here.
Fall Care for your Pond
Saturday, October 13, 11:30am to 12:30pm, Free Event
Get your pond ready for the cool months ahead with a workshop on ‘Fall Care for your Pond’. Our resident Aquatics expert, Nolan Gray, will cover all you need to know to prepare your pond (and its inhabitants) to ensure all runs smoothly through the fall and winter. Register here.
All About Succulents
Saturday, October 27, 10:00am to 11:00am
Succulents and cacti – oh my! Learn all about the benefits and care for these fascinating plants. Propagation techniques will be discussed and demonstrated. This workshop has a build-a-planter portion, so you can take one home with you! Planter and soil provided, attendees can choose plants for an additional cost. Register here.