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FREE Gardening Basics Course

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FREE Gardening Basics Course
by Patricia Rhodes - Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 10:11 AM

The Gardening Basics Course is offered in the gardens of Beacon’s licensed dementia care homes in Brentwood Bay.

This course taught by master gardeners benefits students participating and the residents too. It is designed to teach students skills to prepare them to do paid work in the community.

Classes will cover the topics of soil preparation, planting seeds and plants, plant care, weeding, pruning, and safe use and care of tools. Residents appreciate the flowers and edibles the gardens produce throughout the summer.

Saturday afternoons - May 6, 13, 27th from 1:00pm to 4:00 pm

Brentwood House - 1167 Stelly’s Cross Road, Brentwood Bay.

To register please contact Sara at 250-656-5537 or email