Back by popular demand! With an urban garden and 100+ tomato varieties, Emma Biggs knows how to fit lots of tomatoes into a small space. In this talk she will inspire you to grow tomatoes in ways that suit YOUR garden! She will also share tips and tricks to grow and train your tomato plants, from staking and cages, to trellises and straw bales. She will also talk about some of her favourite varieties. You will leave this talk brimming with ideas – from varieties to try to ways of growing, and techniques to train your tomatoes.
Date: Monday, March 8, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Fee: Public $25, TBG Member or Volunteer $20 (plus fees + HST)
Location: Online (Zoom)
Registration Deadline: one hour prior to the program start time
About Emma Biggs
Recognized by Garden Making magazine as one of the “green gang” of Canadians making a difference in horticulture, Emma Biggs is a 15-year-old Gen-Z gardener, author, speaker, and blogger. Her passion is growing tomatoes, trying new, unusual crops, and saving seeds. She raises over 100 tomato varieties in her Toronto garden—gardening in containers, in straw bales on a driveway, in a neighbour’s yard, in wicking beds under a walnut tree, and on the garage roof. Emma gives talks at libraries, seed exchanges, garden clubs, and garden shows. She is the co-host of The Food Garden Life Show. Her latest book, Gardening with Emma helps kids find the fun in gardening (and helps adults remember how much fun gardening is!) Find Emma at emmabiggs.ca.