14th Annual Seedy Sunday Takes Place March 10th At Emmanuel East United Church

On Sunday, March 10th, the 14th Annual Seedy Sunday takes place. This popular seed sale and swap is a great place to get all the knowledge, tools, and resources needed to get growing this season, and get inspired for spring!

More than 20 vendors will be selling a huge diversity of locally grown heirloom vegetable, flower and herb seeds, vermicomposting supplies, bulbs and fruit trees and bushes. Ten community groups will be displaying information about their work, and providing visitors opportunities to get involved with local food, farming, water and environmental programs. 

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The Seed Exchange Area there is a great place to swap seeds with other growers, pick up some new and unique seed varieties, and chat with other seed savers. 

There will be informative workshops for this free event, including: Pruning Fruit Trees & Bushes, Growing Great Soil, Rematriation of Seeds and Saving Tree & Native Plant Seeds. 

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Seed Sale & Swap: Seedy Sunday Is March 13th

The popular Seedy Sunday is back this Sunday, March 13th. It's the perfect place to buy (and trade) a huge diversity of local, heirloom seeds for your gardens and farms, and get inspired for spring!

Admission is free to the event, which takes place at George St. United Church from 1 to 5 pm.

PTBOCanada File Photo (Julie Morris)

PTBOCanada File Photo (Julie Morris)

There will be an incredible diversity of vegetables, flowers and herbs available for sale, as well as several community groups showcasing the great work they do in informative hands-on workshops. Not to mention the ever popular Seed Exchange Area where you can trade seed with other gardeners and learn more about seed saving.

More info here.

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PTBOPics & Coverage From Seedy Sunday

Photo by Julie Morris

The 8th Annual Seed Sale and Exchange known as Seedy Sunday took place this past Sunday at George Street United Church.  

Photo by Julie Morris

Organizer Jillian Bishop from Urban Tomato Lady estimates that there were approximately 1,300 people that stopped into this year's event. Tomato seeds were a popular item from booth to booth, with a demand for all sorts of varieties in size and colour, and there were many questions surrounding growing tomato plants on balconies.

Photo by Evan Holt

One of the revisions they made this year other than extending the hours was moving the seed exchange area into the kitchen to allow for more room for people to shop and trade with others.

Also, Jillian tells us that over $250 was raised for Seeds of Diversity.

Photo by Evan Holt

Overall, it was a very bustling day as folks gathered what they needed to begin their gardening season. So wonderful to see so many people taking advantage of such a great event sharing the same love of gardening.  

Photo by Evan Holt 

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PtboPics: Seedy Sunday Was A Popular Stop Today!

In its new location at George Street United Church, Seedy Sunday was a packed house this afternoon on this beautiful day. Elbow to elbow, folks were on the search for seeds of all sorts to get their gardening season underway...and what a perfect Spring-like day it was for such an event!

 

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This Sunday Is A Seedy Sunday

The annual Seedy Sunday will take place this Sunday, March 11th at George Street United Church from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

It's a great opportunity to get into the spirit of Spring and start thinking about the upcoming gardening season.

 

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Peterborough's "Seedy Sunday" Will Get You Inspired For Spring

This Sunday (March 13th) is "Seedy Sunday" at St. James United Church, when Peterborough's 7th annual seed exchange happens. It takes place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., and is a free event.

"Seedy Sunday" is a great event to come out and get the knowledge, tools and resources you need to get growing this season. There will be vendors selling a variety of locally grown heirloom seeds, rootstocks and other gardening goodies, and local gardening and community groups will be on hand to offer resources, advice and information.

There will be also be skills-based gardening workshops and a seed exchange area, where participants can trade seeds or purchase some for a donation.

For more information, go to the blog Urbantomato, click on this Facebook event page, or email "Seedy Sunday" Coordinator Jillian Bishop.


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