Seedy Saturday in Cobble Hill marks the changing of the seasons for many Cowichan Valley gardeners. (Citizen file)

Coming up in Cowichan: Time for spring seed events

Seedy Saturday is on in Cobble Hill this weekend

Are you feeling the urge to get out into the garden?

It’s time to start preparing, and Cobble Hill’s annual Seedy Saturday is the place to get in the groove.

On Saturday, March 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cobble Hill Hall check out the huge selection of seeds and plants, as well as gardening accessories, tools and other wares from local vendors who will fill the hall to overflowing.

Check out the Facebook Page www.facebook.com/cobblehillseedysaturday for an ongoing list of vendors and where they will be located.

Seedy Sunday set for Duncan on March 17

A sure sign of spring is Duncan’s 11th Annual Seedy Sunday.

What better way to start the growing season than by stocking up on locally adapted seeds, garden starts, perennials, and gardening advice?

For those who are eager to get things growing, Cowichan Green Community invites you to celebrate the return of spring on Sunday, March 17 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Si’em Lelum gym in Duncan.

Featuring 30 local seed and garden vendors, community booths, a community seed exchange, food trucks and activities for kids, this event is a popular neighbourhood gathering, and a one-stop shop for all your gardening needs. This year’s event will also feature a series of four gardening workshops hosted by local experts including Dan Jason, Todd Carnahan, Fiona Hamersley Chambers and Ted Leischner.

Admission to this event is $2. CGC members and children 12 and under enter free.

For more information on this event, please contact the Cowichan Green Community at 250-748-8506 or info@cowichangreencommunity.org

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