Perennial Edibles: Free Garden Workshop- Cancelled

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 10:00am

Join Bonita Ford for an interactive session: Perennial Edibles

In this workshop we will cover:

-why to include more edible perennial plants

-mixing perennial and annual food plants in the garden

-common perennials that are edible and how to prepare them

-sheet-mulching as a way to build fertility and reduce grass competition

This participatory workshop will include:

-a walk and talk at The Table's "edible forest garden"

-questions and answers

-hands-on sheet-mulching and harvesting a few of the edible perennials ( dress for outdoor work)



More Information: 


Please visit our eventbrite page to register:

or call Joanna 613 267 6428 x28

Lunch will be served 12:30- 1:30

Following lunch we will hold a plant swap!!

Saturday May 20 Following the workshop 1: 30- 3
Spring is a time of year when we get very excited about growing seedlings. By the time they are ready to go out we often have too many. We Have a SOLUTION!!

Bring your extra vegetable seedlings and divisions from your perennial border to share with the community. All types of plants are welcome
Any extra perennial plants will be used to help establish a pollinator garden at Last Duel Park.,-76.2438956,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x4cd27a6a101155ef:0xee3c2fb4899a5c7f!8m2!3d44.8998787!4d-76.2417069

Come, share and connect with other plant enthusiasts. 

Looking forward to seeing you



Bonita aims to inspire people, giving them tools for healthier living. She gives courses in permaculture (ecological design) and is one of the co-founders of Permaculture Eastern Ontario. Bonita and her partner Sébastien grow a lot of their own food. They have been (re)learning skills in: growing annual and perennial food plants, food storage, seed-saving, composting, herbal medicines and more. At the heart of it, her work is about cultivating harmony with ourselves, our communities and Mother Earth. To learn more about Bonita, visit:

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