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Garden Culture Day: Seed Saving for Conservation

Learn how to save your own seeds in this practical and conservational session with expert gardener Lara Mrosovsky, co-founder of the Indigenous Garden group, Miinikaan Innovation and Design.

This workshop covers best practices for successful seed saving (even from the smallest garden space or container garden!) and explores background information on why seed saving is so important. The focus is on food and herbs and includes a bit about perennials and flowers. Accessible to beginner gardeners while also giving valuable practical tips and tricks to more seasoned growers.

This is a virtual program. Please register with Robyn Godfrey at 519-271-0220 x132 or rgodfrey@stratford.ca.

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Lara Mrosovsky

Lara is a professional gardener who has been teaching and growing food in small spaces since 2003. Her specialty is containers and rooftop gardens. She installed the first intensive green roof atop a Community Health Centre in Ontario in 2011, where she established productive food gardens and coordinated award-winning community programs for 9 years. Lara’s first self-published book, An Illustrated Guide to Growing Food on Your Balcony has sold over 12,000 copies. Her recent book Grow Without A Garden: 101 Plants for Containers is a comprehensive reference for urban growers.  Lara is also a visual artist who works in illustration and printmaking. Community engagement is central to both her gardening and her art practice. Lara co-founded Miinikaan Innovation & Design in 2019.

 

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