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This session covers getting started and troubleshooting for home-grown (and organic!) container gardens. It helps you adapt your gardening experience to growing in containers or other unlikely places, with a focus on using affordable and recycled supplies. Suitable for beginners or more established growers. With this gardening insight, you'll WANT to stay at home!
Watch: At the request of the speaker, this presentation is available only during the scheduled time.
Learn: Seeds of Diversity Canada
Join: BPL's Seedy Saturday
Visit: BPL's Seed Library to borrow and donate seeds for your garden or indoor plants
Lara Lucretia Mrosovsky
Lara is a professional gardener who has been teaching and learning about growing food in small spaces since 2003. Her speciality is containers and rooftop gardens. Lara’s first self-published book, An Illustrated Guide to Growing Food on Your Balcony sold over 12,000 copies. Her recent book Grow Without A Garden: 101 Plants for Containers is a comprehensive reference for urban growers. For 9 years she coordinated the first intensive green roof atop a Community Health Centre in Ontario, where she established productive food gardens and award-winning community programs. Lara is also a visual artist who works in illustration and printmaking. Community engagement is central to both her gardening and her art practice. Lara co-founded Miinikaan Innovation & Design (www.miinikaan.com) in 2019.
This program is in partnership with Seeds of Diversity Canada.
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