The Queen Alexandra Garden Project’s last event of the year is a Native Planting Party!
Join us on Saturday, October 29 from 1-3pm as we plant Huckleberries, Saskatoon berries, Salmonberries, Salal, Oregon Grape. Learn about these native plants, and help create a food forest for the Queen Alexandra school community.
Bring your friends & family, and dress for the outdoors. We’ll provide a covered area, and snacks & hot drinks to keep everyone happy. See you there!
Photo credit: Langdon Cook
Join us on Thursday, May 26 at Queen Alexandra Elementary for a Garden Project Kickoff!
This year Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House received an Evergreen Learning Grounds grant and Neighbourhood Small Grant to help Queen Alexandra Elementary coordinate their school garden and plant some native plants. We’ll be hosting garden work parties with the school every Thursday at 3-5pm until October.
Learn about native food and plants from different cultures, grow food to take home, and make friends with people in your community!
We’ll also be hosting Community Harvest Celebrations in August and October, where you can enjoy native plant workshops by Metis Herbalist Lori Snyder, and help harvest, prepare and eat fresh food from the garden.
Everyone is welcome to participate in this garden project. Snacks will be provided. To register or learn more, contact Joey at firstname.lastname@example.org. See you in the garden!