Happenings: Embracing the Wild Gardening Workshops
Flowering purple camas

WHEN: April 7, April 11, May 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. WHERE: Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary Call 250-479-0211 to register. Most Victoria residents probably drive past Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary regularly without noticing. The marshland and forested highlands are tucked away near the intersection of Mackenzie Avenue and the […]

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Spring 2018 Garden Checklist

Plan – Make a map of the garden, considering not only the available space you have for growing, but also the angles of light and shade throughout the growing season. Use companion plantings, and crop rotations to make the most of your space. Seed – Check out your local seedy Saturday and farm gate sales […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability: Victoria High School’s Learning Farm

Beginning April 9th 2018, students at Victoria High School will have the opportunity to learn hands on what it’s like to grow food in an urban setting as the school opens its Learning Farm. “The on-going inspiration has been to connect students to land, teach them applicable skills to grow their own food, and help […]

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