LEARN TO GROW
Are you a novice gardener? Looking for some more direction on how to get started? Check out some of the resources below!
West Coast Seeds Regional Plant Chart
Do you want to know when to you can seed your beets?
This handy planting guide lays it all out for you, crop by crop!
The Compost Education Centre has so many wonderful resources to help you on your organic gardening and composting journey:
A hotline for your burning questions 250-386-WORM (9676)
Factsheets on everything from mulching to backyard composting
All of their workshops are currently being held online
Linda Gilkeson is a wealth of knowledge, check out lindagilkeson.ca:
Lots to check out on Facebook!
Grow the Food you Love: Offer gardening advice and discussion and host a weekly Q&A
Collaborative Gardening for Food Security (Victoria/Lekwungen+W̱SÁNEĆ): A great place to ask questions in a community of gardeners, new and experienced. Lots of support here!
Garden Exchange Victoria BC: A great place to ask gardening questions and trade gardening resources.
Linda Gilkeson has a great book called West Coast Gardening: Natural Insect, Weed, and Disease Control and the pest ID photos are available on her website here.
The Capital Region Beekeepers’ Association offers online and in-person resources for new and experienced beekeepers.
Something to listen to!
A podcast about building community resilience in the Comox Valley in uncertain times, through awareness, inspiration and empowerment of food systems actors globally and locally.
Do you have other great resources that we should highlight? E-mail email@example.com.