Planting 101 – May 29th (12-1pm)
This workshop was designed to help educate novice gardeners or anyone seeking to learn how to seed start indoors. Join us and learn different germination techniques, ideal growing setup, transplanting tips and more. This informative session is a great way to kick start your gardening season!
Yoga in the Garden – June 12th (12 -1pm)
Come join the Garden and Mount Fitness Center’s Melissa Millar as she leads a relaxing yoga session by the garden. Surround yourself in nature, feel the sun on your face and soak up some vitamin D! Make sure to bring a yoga mat or beach towel, sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat and some water. Please RSVP before June 10th, by emailing the Garden at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual Hike to Susie’s Lake – June 16th (10am – 1pm)
The Mount Community Garden’s annual hike to Susie’s Lake will take place on June 16th from 10 am -1pm. Lead by a fellow community gardener, this hike in nature will take place rain or shine. Please bring a water bottle, snacks, hat, sunglasses, and wear a good pair of sneakers or hiking boots.
Hydroponics 101 – July 11th (12 – 1pm)
Join the Community Garden as we visit our new hydroponics system. Learn about how this device works, how it compares to traditional gardening, it’s benefits and more.
Eat your Veggies! – July 30th (12 – 12:45 pm)
Join the Community Garden in the Garden as we discuss the importance of fruits and vegetables in our diets and more importantly, how to increase our daily consumption. Get tips on simple substitutions, recipe modification and how to overcome common hurdles that limit our produce consumption in this fun and educational event. Please wear a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and bring some water as this event takes place outdoors. RSVP by sending an email to: email@example.com
Creating a bee-friendly garden – August 20th (12 – 1pm)
Join the Community Garden and resident bee-keeper, Jillian Ruhl, in the Garden for an educational event on how to make your garden a more inviting space for bees. The event will start off in the Community Garden and finish with a short beehive inspection. Make sure to bring some water and wear a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen to beat the heat. Feel free to bring your lunch. Please email the garden coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your attendance. Rain date is scheduled for August 27th from 12-1 PM – meet at the Community Garden.
Annual General Meeting – September 10th (2 – 4pm)
Celebrating the end of the garden season, the Community Garden will host it’s annual garden meeting September 10th from 2-4pm. Similar to past years, a silent auction will take place as well as vote for best plot in show, best weeded, most colourful & best use of space. Light refreshments will be provided. Please email the garden coordinator at: email@example.com to confirm your attendance.