Adult & Teen Programs

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Public Programs

Stay tuned for upcoming public programs.

Spring Gardening Workshops

Watch the recordings below! Learn gardening techniques suitable for BC’s coastal environments. This program is a partnership between the Edible Garden Project and the District of North Vancouver. Please consider donating to the Edible Garden Project and/or the Ecology Centre to help us keep running these free programs.

Tomatoes and Cucumbers

Online through Zoom

Saturday, April 13 from 10:00 to 10:45 am

Learn how to grow two popular sun-loving crops: tomatoes and cucumbers. How can you set them up for success, and what care do they need as they grow? Ages 15+.

Small Space Gardening

Online through Zoom

Saturday, April 20 from 10:00 to 10:45 am

Whether you’re growing vegetables in a raised bed or a in pot on your deck, learn how to create good growing conditions and how to choose plants that will be successful in smaller garden beds. Ages 15+.

Maintaining your Garden in Hot, Dry Weather

Online through Zoom

Saturday, May 11 from 10:00 to 11:00 am

As the weather gets warmer and drier, how can you prepare? In addition to learning about long-term water conservation strategies such as mulching and xeriscaping, you will learn how to optimize water use through innovative irrigation techniques. Ages 15+.

Seed Saving

Online through Zoom

Recorded from a previous year.

Dive into the empowering practice of cultivating and saving seeds. Saving seeds helps create locally-adapted seed varieties. In this workshop, you’ll gain insight into selecting, harvesting, and storing seeds from a diverse array of plants such as vegetables and flowers. Ages 15+.

Winter Gardening

Online through Zoom

Saturday, June 15 from 10:00 to 11:00 am

Summer is the time to begin your winter garden! Learn about plants that like to be planted in the summer for later harvest, and find out how you can successfully overwinter crops for a winter, spring, or summer harvest. Ages 15+.