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Seedy Saturday moves to virtual seed swap gatherings

Gardeners in Kingston and area will be glad to hear Seedy Saturday is back for 2021. After having to cancel the 2020 seed swap mere days before the event, the celebration of seeds and gardening is up and running, in a new online format. According to a release from the

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Robinson Community Garden might be the perfect place to be right now

On Saturday, May 23, 2020, Robinson Community Garden will be opening their fields for the first planting of the season. Anyone is welcome to go out and support because, according to Julie Anderson, the community coordinator at the garden, the Robinson Community Garden will need all of the help it

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Good gardening reads for a winter day

With spring quickly approaching, many of us will feel the urge to start growing and getting our hands dirty. There are some seeds, mainly flowers, tomatoes, and peppers, that can be started this early, however most will need to wait for another couple of weeks at least. In that time,

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Seedy Saturday offers local green thumbs an early start to their gardening

Gardeners, from novice to expert, take note: The Kingston Area Seed System Initiative (KASSI) will be holding their annual Seedy Saturday on Saturday, Mar. 14, 2020. “Seedy Saturday is a warm-spirited celebration of seeds, gardening and community,” says Dianne Dowling, Kingston Area Seed System Initiative board member. “By March, gardeners are really

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Grow your own food — at least a little bit

In our current environmental climate, we are all looking for areas where we can adjust our lives to lower our carbon footprint. In Canada, it is estimated that 28 per cent of the annual emissions are from transportation. A large part of the transportation industry is the movement food from

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