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Soil Needs for Planting: Ecology, building and amendments with Astrid Muschalla

Astrid Muschalla is coordinator of 1000 Islands Master Gardeners. She is a Master Gardener, a trained volunteer in horticulture. Astrid highlighted some key planting principles and suggested soil amendments when planting. She also gave tips for dealing with specific plant packaging, planting bare root plants, planting trees, and pruning a young plant.  Finally, there were your […]

Planning a Seed Saving Garden with Cathy Christie

Cathy is a Master Gardener in training and Chair of the Kingston Area Seed System Initiative (KASSI) . She trained as a freshwater biologist and currently teaches Science Education at the Faculty of Education at Queen’s University. This week, Cathy introduced us to the goals of KASSI , the concept of seed saving , some […]


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