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In the Dark about Mushrooms?

In the Dark about Mushrooms?

Then come to this year’s Seedy Saturday and let Scott Henderson, Vancouver’s “Mushroom Man”, enlighten you. Scott’s going to explain how to grow mushrooms for food – and mushrooms are a high-value crop that you can grow indoors or on an apartment balcony – no garden required! He’s also going to talk about how some […]

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More than Seedy

More than Seedy

The heart of Seedy Saturday is (surprise, surprise) made of seeds. But there’s room for plants too – after all, what’s a plant but a seed that managed to grow up? You may be thinking that mid-February is an unusual time of year to adopt a few new garden residents, even in balmy Victoria. But […]

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An Edible Revolution?

An Edible Revolution?

These carrots may look like any old carrots, but they’re cleverly fooling you – they are actually revolutionary carrots. And they’re revolutionary because they’re part of a movement to rebuild regional food systems, so that more of our food comes from local sources. To find out about – and maybe even join – this movement […]

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Orange You Jealous?

Orange You Jealous?

Bob and Verna Duncan grow oranges and lemons. In North Saanich. In fact, they grow more than thirty kinds of citrus. If you’d like to add citrus fruit to your supply of home-grown food, Bob will be revealing his secrets at this year’s Seedy Saturday, February 18th at the Victoria Conference Centre. Bob’s talk “Growing […]

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In Need of Seed?

In Need of Seed?

A visit to Seedy Saturday, held at the Victoria Conference Centre on February 18th, can fix that little problem. You’ll find vegetable seeds, herb seeds, and flower seeds – everything you need to get that garden going. There’ll be lots to choose from. More than 15 local exhibitors will be selling seeds between 10 am […]

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