Seedy Saturday Garden Fest will be back for our 14th year, but this time it will be online! We’ve pulled together a great line-up of talks and you can shop online for seeds and supplies using our virtual marketplace.
- learning for novice to advanced home gardeners
- a virtual marketplace for those seeking seeds, supplies, decor, local food, and other products
- the opportunity to connect with local community groups or get advice from horticultural experts
- if you want to grow any plants or trees and especially if you like the idea of growing your own food, this is the place to learn how to do it and buy what you need!
9:00am Raised Bed Revolution: Ideas and Benefits – Tara Nolan, Writer, Editor, Cofounder of Savvy Gardening
Whether you have a tiny patio or a big yard, raised beds are a great gardening solution that allows you to garden anywhere. Other benefits include covering up poor soil and providing better accessibility to extend the growing season. Learn about the benefits and come away inspired by ideas to create your own raised bed – where to put it, what soil to use, and what to plant!
10:15am Summer Produce for the Winter Pantry – Nancy Abra, Master Gardener & Master Preserver
Yes, we can eat our own produce year-round! Nancy’s talk will encourage us to think about what we can grow in our gardens to preserve, freeze, or dry to enjoy later in the winter months. This presentation will include tips and tricks on growing various herbs, fruits, and vegetables as well as preserving them.
11:30am Uncommon Plants & Common Pests – Dr. Amy Turnbull, Professor & Master Gardener
Go from vegetable RUT to GLUT by discovering new food plants for your garden! Amy’s goal is to inspire you to think beyond the typical vegetables in your garden. Think parsnips instead of potatoes, bok choy instead of broccoli, and celtuce instead of cabbage. To keep your garden healthy, you will also learn about common garden pests and how to stop them.