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Where: Victoria Seedy Saturday
When: February 15, 2020
What: Grow Ordinary Food in Extraordinary Ways

Grow Ordinary Food in Extraordinary Ways in Victoria! Hear Donna Balzer speak and entertain at Seedy Saturday on Feb 15, 2020. Anyone can grow a potato or a strawberry plant but can you grow them under trees, in a straw bale, or on a fence? Join story-telling gardener Donna Balzer as she reveals growing secrets to make use all the nooks and crannies in your condo, balcony or large scale garden this summer. This entertaining new presentation is full of tips to grow common foods in uncommon ways.

Where: Calgary Seedy Saturday
When: March 21, 2020
What: Grow Ordinary Food in Extraordinary Ways

Grow Ordinary Food in Extraordinary Ways in Calgary! Hear Donna Balzer speak and entertain at Seedy Saturday on Match 21, 2020. Anyone can grow a potato or a strawberry plant but can you grow them under trees, in a straw bale, or on a fence? Join story-telling gardener Donna Balzer as she reveals growing secrets to make use all the nooks and crannies in your condo, balcony or large scale garden this summer. This entertaining new presentation is full of tips to grow common foods in uncommon ways.

Where: Spring Home Show Regina
When: March 28, 2020
What: Grow Ordinary Crops in Extraordinary Ways

Grow Ordinary Food in Extraordinary Ways in Regina! Hear Donna Balzer speak and entertain at the Spring Home Show March 27 & 28, 2020. Anyone can grow a potato or a strawberry plant but can you grow them under trees, in a straw bale, or on a fence? Join story-telling gardener Donna Balzer as she reveals growing secrets to make use all the nooks and crannies in your condo, balcony or large scale garden this summer. This entertaining new presentation is full of tips to grow common foods in uncommon ways.

Where: Eaglecrest Garden Club
When: April 16, 2020
What: Grow Ordinary Food in Extraordinary Ways

Grow Ordinary Food in Extraordinary Ways in Qualicum Beach! Hear Donna Balzer speak and entertain the Eaglecrest Garden Club on April 16, 2020. Anyone can grow a potato or a strawberry plant but can you grow them under trees, in a straw bale, or on a fence? Join story-telling gardener Donna Balzer as she reveals growing secrets to make use all the nooks and crannies in your condo, balcony or large scale garden this summer. This entertaining new presentation is full of tips to grow common foods in uncommon ways.

Where: Pender Harbour Garden Club
When: April 27, 2020
What: Soil Tests & Growing Your Soil

Are you trying to grow the best, pest-free food possible? Better food grows on better soils. Come to this workshop/class and learn how to grow your soils so you can grow the best garden ever this year. Starting with a soil test from one or more gardeners in the area we will discuss local soils and talk about adapting what you have. The goal is to grow better food and with better soils anything is possible. A Pender Harbour Garden Club event.

Past Appearances

Where: CBC Radio Across Alberta
When: May 17, 2019
What: Garden Phone-In Radio Show on CBC Radio

Donna Balzer’s First APPEARANCE OF THE YEAR on CBC radio in Alberta.
Alberta at Noon CBC Radio Horticultural Experts answer your garden Questions. If you want to chat with me call today – May 17, 2019 -between 12:30 and 1:00 PM Mountain Time, call ‭1 (403) 521-6200 or Tweet @Albertaatnoon today. Share your garden ideas  and discuss the most environmentally effective solution to your garden problems.

Where: Comox Valley Horticultural Society
When: March 18, 2019
What: Growing Under Cover

HGTV host Donna Balzer brings garden inspiration and practical insider information to get you growing food faster under cover and in your greenhouse this season. Eating fresh food from your garden is great for you and on Vancouver Island it is a real possibility! Donna grows watermelons in summer, cauliflower in fall and lemons year-round by growing under cover. Join in the fun and learn to stretch you garden growing season. PS A greenhouse is optional but fantastic for stretching the season.

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