Free Online Vegetable Gardening Series

Learn the basics of home-grown success for nine of everyone’s most popular vegetables, from planting methods to pests and diseases. Each session will include an interactive question and answer period. Once you have register, you’ll be sent the ZOOM link.

Top Tips for Top Vegetables, Part 1

Tuesday, May 26 at 12:30 p.m.

Part 1 is a great beginning, and covers “things to know” such as soil – even for container gardens – when to plant, how to get the best harvest, and when to harvest it. The four discussed includes the veggie that’s really a fruit – tomatoes!

Top Tips for Top Vegetables, Part 2

Tuesday, June 2 at 12:30 p.m.

Part 2 helps you expand your home-grown palette with five easy vegetables, such as peas and garlic. Learn the difference between cool-season and warm-season veggies and the many ways to squeeze more vegetables into small spaces.


About the Presenter

Helen Battersby has volunteered with the Toronto Master Gardeners for 15 years. Her shady garden in Toronto’s east end includes containers of vegetables and cut flowers. With her sister, Sarah, she writes the award-winning blog and publishes the Toronto & Golden Horseshoe Gardener’s Journal.


This vegetable series is hosted by the Toronto Botanical Garden in partnership with the Toronto Master Gardeners.

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