Urban Organic Gardening Seminars

The Canadian Organic Growers, Ottawa Chapter is hosting a series of Urban Organic Gardenin Seminars. Where: The Hintonburg Community Centre, 1064 Wellington St W, Ottawa When: Saturday mornings – March 9th, April 13th, May 11th 9:30am-1:45pm. Plus a seed sale! One day passes are available, which includes 3 full seminars. Or discounts are available with registration for full package passes, seminars in all. Student and limited-income discounts are available too! Topics include: How To Plant Well 101 Growing In-Ground Container & Small Space Growing Seed Starting Indoors Soil Compost Garden Planning Workshop Low Maintenance & Labour Saving Gardening Pests & Pollinators Disease &…

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January food news and events

Just Food News and Events  1. Community Garden Development Fund applications open for 2019 – plan your community garden now!  Interested in applying for funds to a start a community garden? Click here to access the application, and criteria/eligibility requirements! Please note that the free workshop on How to Start a Community Garden goes over the application process for the CGDF and is mandatory to access funds for new gardens. 2. Jan 13, Jan 23, or Feb 6 | Free workshop on How to Start a Community Garden – required to access Community Garden Development Fund At the free workshop you will learn about the steps…

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Website renewal

Just like a garden needs tender loving care and weeding in order to flourish – so too does a website. The GAGA website which has served our gardening community since 1981 has finally received some of that love and attention and been redesigned to take advantage of advances in technology which will make it easier to share information with our community. Those changes include: news items featured prominently on the home page navigational menu updated with a consolidation of similar items and removal of unneeded ones search functionality added contact form to simplify communication The redesign also encourages our community…

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