Growing Culinary Herbs

This talk is meant primarily for beginners who want to start a kitchen garden. It will cover propagation methods, location, soil, and it will give an impression what you can do to successfully grow a variety of culinary herbs from basil to thyme.

This is a FREE course that will take place virtually on Zoom. *Please register in advance by clicking on the REGISTER button.

*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 many 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 orchard, 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 the Past President of Vancouver Island Master Gardener Chapter (VIMGA) and is currently the Lead Mentor for the Advanced Master Gardeners’ course given jointly by Vancouver Island University and VIMGA.

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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