WORKSHOPS 2018

 

1. MINI HYPERTUFA PLANTER GARDEN 

                    Sat Aug 25 (9:30-12:00)  - FULL
  'Hypertufa' is a material constructed to imitate a stone trough/planter.  We build ours deep and large enough to withstand winters.  These mini gardens are perfect for showing off alpine or small plants.  Each participant will receive:
  • Materials and instruction to construct a hypertufa trough
  • Molds, gloves
  • Planting medium
  • Decorative rocks
  • Choice of 3 alpine plants
  • Information for cultivation and winter care

 Cost - $50 (includes all materials/plants - limited to 7 participants)   


2. AUTUMN HARVEST:  SEED COLLECTING and SAVING (2 options)

           A. Thu Sep 20, 9:30-12:00 or
           B.  Sat Sep 22, 1:00-3:30

 This workshop will introduce seed collecting at the nursery.  We will try out techniques for cleaning and saving a range of wild flowers, shrubs, trees and grasses.  We will use low-tech equipment and practices that can be applied by all gardeners. Participants will leave with prepared seeds of at least a dozen species and details for how to preserve and germinate them.   

 

 Cost - $25 (limited to 8 participants each session)  REGISTER

 
 BOTANICAL or BIRD GUIDED HIKE
           

 Are you looking for a unique botanical experience or a guided bird hike?  Tell us what you're looking for and we can customize a local excursion to suit your interests.  Peter has birded and hiked extensively throughout the Quinte and Prince Edward County region in all seasons and can design a hike that will suit what you are looking for.   

 

 Cost - $85 half day (max 10 people)  CONTACT