Sheila Mitchell & Catherine Featherby present FLORAL FAVORITES: CHRYSANTHEMUM & DAHLIA. Both genera provide abundant mid-Summer to late Fall color in beds or pots, with a variety of bloom shapes, sizes, and hues. Sheila, experienced grower and President of the Victoria Chrysanthemum Society, shares her enthusiasm and knowledge. Propagating Chrysanthemum is a year-round activity. Catherine's garden of 200 Dahlia offers abundant nourishment for native insects and birds.The grower shares her favorite blooms and current trends in the Dahlia world.
WORKSHOP: SEAWEED - AN OCEAN GIFT
For 15 years Amanda Swinimer of Dakini Tidal Wilds has hand-harvested edible seaweeds, wild herbs, and crafting products from the sea. Learn how to ecologically identify and harvest local species, and how seaweed improves garden soil and human nutrition. You may have heard her speaking on CBC Radio1 last week.