• Link to SK Organic Resources
  • Learn About Colony Collapse Disorder and How to Protect Bees
  • Learn To Manage Weeds Without Chemical Pesticides
  • LIving Near Fields Increases Pesticide Exposure
  • Learn to Manage Pests Naturally
  • SNAP Display at Event
  • Weeds Can Be Managed Without Chemical Pesticides
  • Learn About Pesticides in Foods
  • Learn to Keep Insects Out of your Crops
  • Driving Near Recently Sprayed Fields Exposes People to Pesticides

Programs

Below are the programs we offer, click on each to learn more. To book a program, contact us. 

Organic Gardening Class (2.5-3 hours)

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Organic Gardening Class (2 ½-3 hours)

Row covers offer frost and insect protection

Row covers offer frost and insect protection

Topics: introduction to non-toxic gardening: prevention, good books, products and where to get them, how and when to use
them; natural fertilizers, great vegetable varieties Paule uses, as well as techniques such as planting vegetable beds that work in Saskatchewan's short season. If the weather cooperates, there can also be an eco-weeder demonstration.

Class material:

An Organic Gardening Presentation is also available. (30 minutes) 

Organic Land Care Training for Municipal Officials or Transitioning Landscapers

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This class was developed for the Green Trades conference, November 2010. The class notes were posted on their web site as well for several months.

Pesticides and You/Pesticides in Saskatchewan (30-45 minutes)

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Introduction on pesticides

Pesticide Regulation: Does licensing mean it's safe? (1 hour)

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Explains the shortcomings of pesticide licensing using the recent 2,4-D draft assessment as an example.

Gardens for Sustainability Tours

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Tour of organic garden plots at the South Zone community Garden

Tour of organic garden plots at the South Zone community Garden

These tours of yards and gardens are organized to show how gardens and landscapes can be healthier for families, pets, wildlife, and the environment.

Regina organically maintained yard visited on a tour.

Regina organically maintained yard visited on a tour.

Tour of a home garden

Tour of a home garden

Tour of school wildflower garden

Tour of school wildflower garden