Effective Microbes for the Garden

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 15:19 -- tonig11
Education
Time: 
10:00am - 12:00pm
Address: 

Horticulture Centre of the Pacific 505 Quayle Road

With Christina Nikolic

Using probiotics in the garden? If you already like the concept of compost tea, you will love learning about Effective Microorganisms (EM). These cultures have similar health benefits in the garden as yogurt has in the gut. Explore how to make and use a fascinating microbial inoculant. Participants should bring a clean empty 1-liter plastic bottle with lid to take away a sample of their own.

HCP Members $25

Non Members $30

To register, call 250 479 6162

 

Instructor Bio: Christina Nikolic

Christina’s background is in landscape design and gardening. She is a senior instructor at Gaia College, where she teaches the Organic Master Gardener and Ecological Landscape Design courses. Christina is a SOUL Certified Organic Land Care Professional and has been serving on the board of directors of SOUL (Society for Organic Urban land Care) for nearly a decade. Currently she runs The Organic Gardener’s Pantry, retailing fine organic fertilizers, soil amendments, and beneficial microbes across Canada.

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