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Are you interested in learning more about Urban Farming and Gardening in Small Places?
Here is your chance to attend a FREE workshop.
Date: Saturday, May 26, 2012 Time: 9 AM – 12:30 PM Location: Victoria Park Ball Field Clubhouse Please pre-register for the workshop, space is limited. Brought to you in partnership by:
Go!PEI, Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Department, Inspired Farmers
Beth Hoar, Parkland Conservationist, will talk about the City’s edible landscaping initiative
Karen Murchison, Inspired Farmers, will talk about gardening in small spaces, planting, care and maintenance.
Planting Demonstration will take place at the City Diamond planters.
For more information and to register, please contact the Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Department at (902) 368-1025 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.charlottetown.ca
Inspired Farmers is a community group based in Charlottetown, PEI. Through workshops, demonstration gardens and media, we strive to demonstrate to the community the ways we can grow food, improve health and take control over our well being.
Soil Testing for Home Gardeners
How to Use Your Soil Test Report to Choose Fertilizers for Your Home Garden, Shrubs and Trees.
|Agdex #: 543|
|Author:Soil and Feed Testing Laboratory|
Your soil test report includes four important sets of information:
Further explanation of the soil test values and soil ratings can be found in the pamphlet “How to Interpret your Soil Test Report.”
The suggested applications of fertilizer have been determined from the actual soil test values and the soil ratings. The suggested applications of fertilizer are based on Atlantic Canada soil fertility research and should provide adequate plant nutrition for good plant growth most years. However, remember that soil test results can be no better than the samples taken and can only represent the samples taken.