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Thanks To All Who Helped Make Our Compost Week Events Coast to Coast a Great Success!

Sunday May 7th
Owen Reeves MUN Botanical Garden
Tuesday May 9th
Albert Mondor Debra Dynes Family House &
the Ottawa Food Bank
Mercredi 10 mai Albert Mondor Jardin de Métis-Reford Gardens
Thursday May 11th Owen Reeves VanDusen Botanical Garden
Friday May 12th Mark Cullen Toronto Botanical Garden
Friday May 12th Owen Reeves The Arboretum @ The University of Guelph

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As part of its 40th anniversary, Canadian gardening will be the featured topic of an upcoming special presentation at Memorial University´s Botanical Garden. Well known gardening expert Owen Reeves will present on Sunday, May 7, at 2 p.m.
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Canadian Gardening to be celebrated at Fundraiser for Food-Growing & Sharing Programs of Ottawa Food Bank & Debra Dynes Family House
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Come and get inspired for the season to come

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Celebrity Gardener, Owen Reeves, celebrates Canadian gardening at
VanDusen Botanical Garden
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Mark Cullen, C.M. and Compost Council of Canada celebrate Canadian Gardening with inspiring breakfast in support of Toronto Botanical Garden

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Canadian Gardening to be celebrated at Fundraiser for
The Arboretum at The University of Guelph

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Veggie Gardening Plot: Quick How To's
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Free Compost Webinars

Join us for our next free organics recycling webinar
March 7, 2018

12 Noon (Eastern Time)

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presentations and videos please click here

Winter Regional Workshops

2018 Winter Regional

March 14th 2018

March 15th, 2018

March 21st, 2018

SOILS at WORK (The Biology of Soil Health)

2017 National Conference
proceedings are now online.

RETHINK ORGANIC WASTE -A Circular Strategy for Organics

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