Wednesday, May 20, 2009


Growing Food for the First Time Part 2: Raising Fruit and Herbs in Calgary

Wednesday June 3, 2009
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Scarboro Community Hall
1727 - 14 Avenue SW
Parking is free, transit is nearby and there is wheelchair access.

Join master gardener and organic market gardener, Elaine Rude, to learn
how to grow organic herbs and fruit in Calgary.

Elaine has extensive experience with hardy varieties of fruit trees, berry
bushes, herbs, native plants, water-wise food gardening and high-yield
intensive planting methods.

This workshop is designed for community gardeners new to growing
fruit and herbs and covers garden preparation, soil amending, getting the
most from your garden and individual fruit and herb varieties that thrive
in Calgary.

A suggested donation of $5 is requested for this educational workshop.
Light refreshments will be provided.

RSVP by Monday June 1, 2009 to or
403-287-3469 ext 227.

In the event that you are not able to attend, please cancel your
reservation to accommodate gardeners on the waiting list.

This workshop is made possible by the Community Garden Resource Network (a
project supported by The Calgary Horticultural Society, The Calgary
Foundation and Evergreen).


  1. THanks Rachel for all you are doing in this area! I feel bad that I have been a little AWOL recently, but my heart is still in it and I am excited by all I read on this blog! I am going to check my schedule and try to make it to this, and I will advertise it as much as possible on my blog! Thanks again! Angie

  2. Thanks for your note Angie- and don't worry about it, life happens:) I"m glad to hear that you're still interested.