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Sherwood Park Seedy Saturday

2019-03-09 @ 11:00 - 16:00

Come visit with us at Seedy Saturday in Sherwood Park!

Join us for a day of learning about everything related to gardening, purchase seeds for the up coming season, sit in on free information talks, and participate in the seed, book, pot and plant swaps.

Swap table acceptable items.
seeds, plants, garden books, garden magazines, cook books, pots/containers, also welcome any other gardening related items that are clean and in good repair such as tomato cages, stakes, row labels, and garden tools. Let’s keep usable items out of the landfill!

***New For This Year***
The Recipe Wall!
Bring a copy of your favorite recipe to put on the recipe wall. Everyone can use their phones to take a picture of the recipes that interest them and print off at home. Just one more great way our community can share and take care of one another.

Wildrose Heritage Seed Co – Heirloom seeds
Herbal Roots – Heirloom seeds, lavender, Smudge sticks, seed storage boxes
Harmonic Herbs – Heirloom seeds
Sandy Acres – seeds and seedlings bees wax wraps, healing salves,
Edm Native Plant Group – native plant species

Deborrah Huges-Gahr Pottery – decorative handmade pottery planting pots
Natures Elements – Landscaping services
Genisis Permaculture – permaculture services
Chandra’s raw honey and bee pollen
Myco Innovations – mushroom growing kits
Country Road Greenhouses – Elle pots, Seed starter, bag pots
Good Note community farm – basketry
Garden tower and Juice plus

INFO Booths
Strathcona County Ag – Urban ag, community gardens, school gardens & more
Edmonton Horticulture society – info on horticulture and the society
Edmonton Permaculture guild – promoting EPG events and initatives
Strathcona in Bloom Society
Natures Elements – landscaping
Genisis Permaculture – permaculture, gardening, landscaping.


Speaker Space 1 (meeting room by bathrooms)
11:15 – 12:15 Donna Mackey
Donna will be talking about how to compost and different compost systems, building and maintaining healthy soil, proper way to use mulch and different kinds of mulch

12:30 – 1:30 Melisa Zapisocky
Information about Urban agriculture in Strathcona country, edible gardens, school gardens and the community gardens around the county.

1:45 – 2:45 Chanchan Wang
How to grow mushrooms at home. Information about the mushroom growing kit and how to use it.

3:00 – 4:00 Amanda Chedzoy –
One hour Q & A on caring for trees. From fruit tree to ornamental trees, pruning and planting and everything in between. Bring your questions and Amanda will spend a full hour answering as many as she can.

Speaker Space 2 (left side of sanctuary)
11:15 – 12:15 Dora Berry
Vegetable Garden Designs:There are many ways to grow food in our climate for your small yard or your acreage! From ground plots to raised beds and many alternatives in between, we will discuss how to build these edible gardens, while utilizing sustainable methods, as well as incorporating ways to extend your growing season!

12:30 – 1:30 Michael Moore
Michael Moore – Harvesting the rain.
This presentation by Michael will cover harvesting the rain in rain barrels and catchment systems as well as how-to design swale systems right into your yard/acreage/farm that will harvest the rain; regenerating dry, parched soils, placing water into the ‘Soil Bank’ that will serve your land for years to come. These methods also work for property that is inundated with too much water, setting up opportunities for the water to Slow-Soak-Sink instead of wash over you

1:45 – 2:45 Dora Berry
Companion Planting: Teaming up certain species of plants will aid your edible gardens in multiple ways: From attracting pollinators & predatory insects, to repelling pest insects, to improving soil nutrients and structure, to creating microclimates & vertical supporters! Learn which companion plants support each other to maximize the productivity and health of your garden ecosystem!

3:00 – 4:00 Michael Moore
Designing the work out of our gardens (Perennial Food Systems)
This presentation and discussion will delve into the design elements that we can use in our gardens, acreages and farms to double our output, build healthy soil and veg all the while creating a regenerative system that works with you.
-How to Design and plant a Perennial Food Systems (Food Forests) Full of grapes, apricots, pears, plums, cherries, haskap, flowers, herbs & medicinals
-Polycultures bring health and wellbeing into your garden by increasing edge, diversity, insectaries, & companion planting.

Bundle of seed packages $35 value – from Wildrose Heritage Seed Co.
Handmade pottery herb pot – Deborrah Huges-Gahr Pottery
2 bundles of lavender – Herbal Roots Greenhouses
3 mini smudges – Brandie Harrop
Mushroom growing kit – Myco Innovations
$50 gift card from TreeTime


11:00 - 16:00


Glory Lutheran Church
22577 Highway 16
Sherwood Park, AB Canada
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