1370 Wain Road, N. Saanich, BC     250-656-0384 Quality Plants & Knowledgeable Staff

Classes

Linda Gilkeson

Two Talks by

LINDA GILKESON

Saturday, March 23

Morning: 11am – 1pm

RESILIENT GARDENS IN A CHANGING CLIMATE

Learn how extreme weather affects plants, including trees, and how to design resilient food and ornamental gardens, help plants survive ‘weird weather’ and other management tips that will help you become an adaptable gardener.

 

Afternoon: 2pm – 4pm

PROTECTING AND ATTRACTING BENEFICIAL INSECTS

From pollinators to predators, many insects are beneficial to us and our gardens. Learn how our activities impact beneficial insects and how to provide a safer environment for them, including tips on right (and wrong) flowers to plant to sustain pollinators and attract the natural enemies of garden pests.

Click here for more info & to register.

 

BASICS OF ROSE CARE

with Jane Tice

Professional gardener and instructor at the Pacific Horticulture College, Jane Tice will be giving a class on the basics of rose care. Topics will include planting bare root roses, pruning techniques and how to train climbers.

 

March 16 – 10am and 1pm

$15 per person – Register by phone, email or in person at Russell Nursery.

 

GREENHOUSE GARDENING 101

with Brian Russell & Faye Ford

Learn how to make the best use of your greenhouse through all four seasons. With informative pictures and detailed tips on growing, Brian and Faye will take you through a year in the greenhouse, right from seeding to harvest. Greenhouse growing differs in several important ways from outdoor growing; this class will enable you to grow with confidence in a glass house.

 

March 30 – 10am (sorry, class is full) and 1pm (sorry class is full)

$15 per person – Register by phone, email or in person at Russell Nursery.

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