ALL SEMINARS ARE FREE with your ticket. DIG IN and turn your garden dreams into reality!

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Donna Balzer

Co-author, No Nonsense Vegetable Gardening

Donna Balzer helps gardeners grow and beginners blossom. No seed left behind, no soil unturned. She has an Agriculture degree from the University of Alberta (BSc) with a specialty in Horticulture and is an award-winning media personality and garden consultant with a personal passion for food gardening and ornamental horticulture in northern regions. Horticulturist, speaker, and author, Donna has a Youtube channel and 3 seasons of experience hosting “Bugs & Blooms” on HGTV. Her book, No Guff Vegetable Gardening, is a best seller in Canada (No Nonsense Vegetable Gardening in the USA by St. Lynn’s Press, 2012). Her newest book is Three Year Gardener’s Gratitude Journal: Part Diary, Part Personal Growing Guide, to be released in February, 2018.


Five Tips to Grow a Better Edible Garden

Growing a better garden and creating a perfect life are like hugs and kisses – they just go together. If you garden and you are limited to doing one thing, you must build better soil. But if you can do five things, you can build soil, add garden covers, plant vertical and pop-up gardens, juggle planting dates to stagger harvest and start saving the world one honeybee at a time. Get inspired and use your money and time to grow more food today.

Saturday, Feb 10 at 10:30 am / Rainier Room / Book signing to follow