with Christina Nikolic
Moving past the basics, instructor Christina Nikolic from the Organic Gardener’s Pantry will provide participants with additional tools for determining soil health. Get a step by step understanding on how to manage your soil holistically. Learn about soil tests and when they can be beneficial. Balanced soil nutrition including fertilizer choices, biostimulants and microbial inoculants will be covered in this workshop. Learn about weeds, pest and diseases and how they can be indicators of soil health. Participants will leave with a good understanding of soil management for their own home garden.
Note that there is a prerequisite for this workshop. Participants must have taken the Soil Basics for Home Gardeners workshop on June 5th.
HCP Members $30
To register, call 250 479 6162
Instructor Bio: Christina Nikolic
Christina’s background is in landscape design and gardening. She is a senior instructor at Gaia College, where she teaches the Organic Master Gardener and Ecological Landscape Design courses. Christina is a SOUL Certified Organic Land Care Professional and has been serving on the board of directors of SOUL (Society for Organic Urban land Care) for nearly a decade. Currently she runs The Organic Gardener’s Pantry, retailing fine organic fertilizers, soil amendments, and beneficial microbes across Canada.