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Soil Basics for the Home Gardener

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

with Christina Nikolic

What kind of soil do you have in your garden? How can you improve your soil health? If figuring out how to care for your soil seems like a complex and daunting task, then this workshop is for you. Instructor Christina Nikolic of the Organic Gardener’s Pantry will teach you how to determine the soil types and how they function. You will learn about organic matter and living organism in the soil and how these impact plant health. You will also be introduced to safe and simple fertilizers and amendments to improve your soil health. The home gardener will leave with the basic knowledge and resources to make the best of the soil conditions in their own gardens.

HCP Members $30/Non-Members $35

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.

Details

Date:
March 9
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific
505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria,BCV9E 2J7Canada
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Phone:
250-479-6162
Website:
http://hcp.ca