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18 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

A Garden Both Charming and Helpful

A Garden Both Charming and Helpful

Not a bad combination, really. If you’d like your garden to cover both these bases, Seedy Saturday has a couple of talks for you. At 10:15, Lynda Dowling of Happy Valley Herb and Lavender Farm will speak on Beyond Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme. She’ll tell us how to grow a whole array of culinary […]

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14 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday | Comments

A Healing Garden

A Healing Garden

If you are interested in health and healing consider dedicating a section of your garden to medicinal herbs and plants. Making remedies using common healing plants from your own garden is an empowering experience. Here is one example: “Basil is a very good herb for treating itching. It is recommended to apply basil tea on […]

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14 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Grow Your Own Medicine

Grow Your Own Medicine

The healing power of some plants has been known for thousands of years. But if you are interested in growing medicinal plants in your own garden, where should you begin? Don Ollsin, Master Herbalist, will be sharing his experience in creating apothecary gardens at this year’s Seedy Saturday. Come hear Don, and find out which […]

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14 Jan Posted by in Seedy Saturday | Comments

Seedy Saturday Turns Twenty

Seedy Saturday Turns Twenty

Twenty. Victoria’s Seedy Saturday will be twenty years old this year. Old enough to drive. And to drink. (Though we wouldn’t. At least not at the same time.) It began as a community seed exchange, a way to help preserve open-pollinated and heritage plants. The seed exchange is still at the heart of Seedy Saturday: […]

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