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Seed/Bulb Starting Basics
Seed/Bulb Starting Basics

Sun, Feb 04


Okanagan Folk School

Seed/Bulb Starting Basics

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Time & Location

Feb 04, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Okanagan Folk School, 5878 Beach Ave, Peachland, BC V0H 1X7, Canada

About the event

Workshop Description

Instructed by Paula Gosse & Shelley Heinrich

This will be a hands-on course where we will plant & transplant seedlings and walk you through the basics of selecting and starting flower & veggie seeds. We will talk about soil, soil blocking, lighting, watering, fertilizing, and getting plants ready to put in the ground. We will also separate & plant tubers. We will talk about the basics of bulbs, & corms.

This is a beginner course for anyone who wants to grow their own plants. We will have a question-and-answer session where we can all learn from each other. You will go home with the plants you start in class and the knowledge and confidence to start your own garden.

Proficiency Level:

Any Age. No experience necessary.

Number of Students:

Minimum 5, maximum of 12

What to Bring:

You are welcome to bring pruners and/or gloves if you like but we will have tools available for all.

Please bring your creativity, positive attitude, and willingness to learn. We look forward to seeing you there!

Workshop Materials Fee:

Materials are provided by the instructors.

Registration for this course is closed 5 days before the event on January 30th.

Please remember to print and sign the Student Waiver form found at the top of the 'Course' page on our website!

Custom Workshop

If you have a group of friends or family who would like to organize a personal course, please contact the Okanagan Folk School at to set up a time and location.

Workshop Cancellations

If OKFS must cancel a workshop, the student will receive a full refund or a credit towards a future workshop of their choosing. Students who wish a refund of any payments made for that course should contact the OKFS office at

Students who cancel their enrollment more than 7 days prior to the first day of the course and request a refund will receive a refund less a 4% cancellation fee to cover the credit card costs. In recognition of the time and energy instructors invest in preparing for courses, students who cancel their enrollment 6 days or less prior to the first day of the course are not eligible for a refund. Students who do not show up to a workshop and have not notified OKFS are not eligible for a refund.

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