• Date: Saturday, February 27, 2021
  • Time:
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Branch: All
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ZOOM link to join the meeting: https://virl.zoom.us/j/8026322551

Starting From Seed

In this seminar, Dorothee Kieser will teach us the value and advantages of growing flowers and vegetables from seed. She will cover how to recognize and buy good seed, the different growth patterns for annuals, perennials and food plants, how to care for seedlings, some simple supplies and tools you’ll need, and tips and tricks for successful transplanting.

This is a FREE course that will take place virtually on Zoom. *Please register in advance by clicking on the REGISTER button or emailing NanaimoHarbourfront@virl.bc.ca.*

*Prior to the event, you’ll receive the Zoom link that you’ll need to join the class in your email. Please make sure to include an email address in your registration so that you can be sent the ZOOM link and other important information.* NOTE: Registration confirmation is not automated, but will be sent manually prior to the event. As long as you have submitted the registration form, you will be added to the list to receive this email.

About the Instructor: 

Dorothee Kieser has been a certified Master Gardener for 12 years. She brings to the library seminars her scientific approach (from her career as a biologist) as well as a wealth of experience from her own extensive home orchards, vegetable, flower, and rhododendron gardens. In addition to her volunteer work with the Master Gardeners Dorothee is an active member the Beban Learning Garden (a large, local community garden which features a greenhouse), and has given numerous seminars on many gardening topics to gardening clubs and associations. Dorothee is President for the Vancouver Island Chapter, is one of the chapter’s mentors to our new members, and is part of the steering committee who ensures high standards are kept for our basic training program at VIU.

About VIMGA:

The Vancouver Island Master Gardeners Association (VIMGA) is a chapter of the Master Gardeners Association, an international service society of specially trained volunteers who teach science-based sustainable gardening practices to home gardeners. VIMGA is one of the 5 chapters in the British Columbia Association and partnering with the Victoria chapter, specializes in the stewardship of Vancouver Island’s unique environment.

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