Do you have a burgeoning interest in growing vegetables, fruit, and herbs? Do you feel burdened by the confines of a small urban garden or plot? It’s time to think beyond traditional stand-alone vegetable gardens! Steven Biggs will inspire you to create a visually stunning garden and yard – and eat it, too! Learn how to create ornamental appeal while incorporating edible plants into existing garden beds, or how to add ornamental plants that are edible too. Explore gardening in unused spaces…like a driveway or on a rooftop. And maybe it’s time to give that front yard an edible makeover. This series is sure to help you create a stunning edible garden that fills your yard with beauty.
Date(s): Tuesday, March 2 and Tuesday, March 9 and Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Fees: Public $76, TBG Member or Volunteer $60 (plus fees + HST)
Location: Online (Zoom)
Registration Deadline: one hour prior to the program start time
About Steven Biggs
Torontonian Steven Biggs helps people grow food. Recognized by Garden Making magazine as one of the “green gang” of Canadians making a difference in horticulture, his passion is incorporating edible crops into the landscape to create a beautiful, bountiful landscape with a long and varied harvest. Steven’s own yard includes a driveway straw-bale garden, rooftop kitchen garden, wicking beds, an edible-themed front yard, and fruit plantings. In his work as a horticulturist, college instructor, broadcaster, and author, he shares ideas about how to creatively use edible plants in the landscape. Steven produces and hosts The Food Garden Life Show. His books include ‘No Guff Vegetable Gardening,’ ‘Grow Figs Where You Think You Can’t,’ and ‘Grow Lemons Where You Think You Can’t.’ Find Steven at foodgardenlife.com.