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Mar 16:  Vegetable Gardening Session 1:  Start your own seedlings!

Mar 16: Vegetable Gardening Session 1: Start your own seedlings!

Itching to get gardening while the snow's still on the ground? Get a jump on the growing season by starting your veggie and herb seeds indoors! In this 90-minute online workshop, you'll learn:

-What kinds of seeds to plant indoors

-How soon to start them

-Choosing a grow light

-How to make your own nutritious potting soil that growing seedlings will love

-How to make plant containers from recycled materials around your house

Wednesday March 16th, 7:00-8:30pm

This is the first workshop from the NFP Vegetable Gardening Online Series: From Seed to Table with gardening expert and author Elizabeth Peirce

$17.00/workshop (or $60.00 for the series of 4 sessions)

Session recording may be shared with registrants who miss the live class


Workshop 2: How to create a healthy and resilient vegetable garden from the ground up: Making a lasagna garden -  Wednesday April 20th, 7-8:30pm

Workshop 3: Make the most of your garden space with succession planting - Wednesday May 18th, 7-8:30pm

Workshop 4: Troubleshooting the mid-season vegetable garden: weeds, pests, and more! - Wednesday June 15th, 7-8:30pm

Elizabeth Peirce is the author of Grow Hope and You Can Too! Canning, Pickling and Preserving the Maritime Harvest (Nimbus, 2013) and Grow Organic: A Simple Guide to Nova Scotia Vegetable Gardening (Nimbus, 2010), winner of the 2011 APMA Best Atlantic Published Book Award. She has appeared as a guest on CBC Radio’s Main Street and Maritime Noon, News 95.7’s The Weekend Gardener, and on CTV’s Breakfast Television, talking about her passion for growing and preserving our own food. Her new online gardening course, Sprout, is available at her website,






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