Indoor Seedling Starting Workshop

Seedling Starting Workshop

What a great way to get the season started by having beautiful green seedling on your window sill.

On March 14th, we will be offering a workshop on starting indoor seed starting. This hands-on pratical workshop will give you the tools to start the season. Starting your own plants from seed is fun, fascinating and a great way to save money on plants for your garden. As well as getting a jump on the short Montreal growing season, start­ing seeds gives you access to growing a wide variety of unusual, new or heirloom plants that are not readily available at most garden centres or big box stores.

In this two-hour workshop, in addition to learning tips, techniques and tools helpful in seed starting, you will learn how to:

  • choose appropriate seeds for your garden
  • understand the difference between heirloom, hybrid and GMO seeds
  • start vegetables, herbs, edible flowers and fruit
  • prepare soil mix, understand plant needs and soil fertility
  • water, provide proper temperature and lighting
  • transplant and troubleshoot

At the end of the workshop, participants will receive their own tray of seeds they will have started during the workshop, a handout on seed-starting tips, as well as a package of seeds to start at a later date. There will be seeds, soil, lighting and other seed starting supplies available for purchase.

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