SPRING SEMINARS

Classes are free with no registration required except for Workshops.

Time Topic Description Instructor

Saturday
February 16
10 am

Composting
Learn basics of
backyard compost
to create material
for healthy garden.
Bernie Dinter

Saturday
February 16
10 am - 3 pm

Master Gardener
Clinic
Bring your questions
for a detailed
explanation.
Cowichan Valley
Master Gardeners

Saturday
February 23
10 am - 11:30 pm
Fruit Tree
Propagation
Workshop
How to propagate
apple tree. Bring
own scion wood
or select our
varieties.
Pre-register and Pay
$15 for 5 root
stock and materials.

Saturday
March 2
10 a.m.

Basic Fruit
Tree Pruning
Demo of the
basic pruning of
fruit trees and
small fruits.
Bernie Dinter

Saturday
March 2
11:30 a.m.

Mason Bees
in the Garden
Learn about bees
and their needs
in your garden.
Steve
Busy Bee
Creations

Saturday
March 9
1 p.m.

Biological Pest
Control
Pests can safely be
managed using
bioloogical agents.
Learn more from
a local company.
David Spencer
Applied Bio-nomics

Saturday
March 16
10 am to 2 pm
Drop in - no
formal presentation.

Meet the Halls
Greenhouse Rep
Glass and aluminum
hobby size green-
houses. Have your
questions answered.
Brian Russell
Halls Greenhouses
B.C.

Saturday
March 23
10 a.m.

Natural Lawn
Care
Tips on having
healthy, eco-friendly
grass and
alternatives.
John Close
Lush Eco Lawns

Saturday
March 30
Set up by 9:20
Starts 9:30 am Sharp!

Perennial
Exchange
Exchange roots and
divisions with other
gardeners. Get free
plants in trade.
Staff of Dinter's

Saturday
March 30
10 am - 3 pm

Master Gardener
Clinic
Bring your questions
for a detailed
explanation.
Cowichan Valley
Master Gardeners

Saturday
April 20
10 am - 3 pm

Master Gardener
Clinic
Bring your questions
for a detailed
explanation.
Cowichan Valley
Master Gardeners

Saturday
April 27
10 am - 3 pm

Master Gardener
Clinic
Bring your questions
for a detailed
explanation.
Cowichan Valley
Master Gardeners

Saturday
May 4
10 am - 3 pm

Master Gardener
Clinic
Bring your questions
for a detailed
explanation.
Cowichan Valley
Master Gardeners

If you have suggestions for seminar topics for Spring 2019, please email Bernie at

Waterfall outside Dinter Nursery