Gillies Seed Swap and Social

ID-100204276On Saturday, March 29th, at the Gillies Community Hall, South Gillies, corner of Hwy 595 and 608 from  1– 4pm there will be a seed and gardening swap. Bring seeds to share that you have saved from your garden and swap them for some varieties that have been saved locally and adapted to our growing conditions. Heritage seeds from several Northern companies will also be available for purchase.

There will also be displays from Seeds of Diversity Canada, Pollination Canada, Hymer’s Fair, Thunder Bay Bee Association, Ecosuperior, Old Fort William, and more….
Workshops:
• 1:15 – 2:00 Caring for Fruit Trees – Wendy O’Connor
• 2:15 – 3:00 Using Beneficial Insects to Help Save Your Harvest (and Your Seeds) – JoAnne Henderson
• 3:15 – 4:00 – Garden Talk – a group led discussion on trials and tribulations of gardening over the past year.

Garden Tool Swap Table – bring your gently used, unwanted, surplus garden tools, deco, books etc to the swap table!

Admission is a donation of $2.00
For more information or to book a table call Tina at 623-4778 or email to tinamarie.gibson@gmail.com

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