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“The Edible Garden” – AHA Annual General Meeting & Conference
June 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - June 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm$50
Come join other members of the Alberta Horticultural Association for the Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting.
Presented by the AHA and the Stony Plain Horticultural Society
“The Edible Garden”
Friday, June 21, 2019 (evening) and Saturday, June 22, 2019
Stony Plain & Parkland Pioneer Museum
Come and enjoy an evening of socializing, plus a day of great speakers, the AHA AGM, plus a tour of the Stony Plain & Parkland Pioneer Museum. Various registration options are available. See the Brochure for details.
Sowing , Growing and Storing Culinary Herbs
Presented by Karen Berglund of the A.H.A and long time member of the Stony Plain Horticultural Society. Herbs are an important part of our culinary experience. Learn how to grow your own in the garden and in containers. Tips for success and important ways to save plants for fresh winter use and the variety of ways they can be stored.
The Hows and Whys of My Top 5 Favourite Edibles!
Organic Master Gardener Jennifer Burns-Robinson takes us on a virtual tour of her garden to learn about her favourites. Pick up her secrets to a good harvest, why these particular varieties, and what to do with them after harvest. Get some tips on a bit of nutrition, good growing conditions, and seed starting. You’ll be inspired to try something new!
Jennifer Burns-Robinson has many garden interests. She is a Landscape Architectural Technologist, Master Composter, Certified Prairie Horticulturist, and Arborist. She has done extensive residential and commercial design, and currently is Coordinator of the Organic Master Gardener Program at the Stony Plain Multicultural Heritage Centre.
Take a virtual tour around the edible garden with Entomologist Mike Jenkins. Learn to recognize the beneficial insects that help keep pests in check. Find out how understanding their lifecycles can help gardeners choose good strategies for controlling the troublesome insects.
Mike Jenkins is the Pest Management Coordinator for the City of Edmonton. He is the go-to bug guy and an outstanding photographer. Be prepared for an up-close look at insects like you’ve never seen before.