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Free Presentation: Growing your own vegetable seedlings

seedlings under lights

Saturday, February 25, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Evanston Civic Center
2100 Ridge Ave. • Room 2402 • Evanston

Speaker: Tim Sonder

Free. Space is limited.

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Learn the basics and special techniques for growing your own seedlings. Save money and increase the varieties you can grow and the assurance your seedlings are grown organically (or in accordance with whatever you believe is correct).

Emphasis will be on growing vegetable transplants indoors, but topics will include flowers and tips for outside direct sowing success.

Topics include

  • Equipment
  • savings tips
  • lighting, watering, temperature
  • special-needs seeds
  • when to start what
  • transplantation techniques

Attendees will have access to select seeds from our upcoming seed swaps.

Our speaker: 
Tim Sonder has been obsessed with plants since before he could walk. As a home gardener, he grows all his own transplants and has learned many lessons the hard way. Tim enjoys saving seeds and attempting to germinate challenging plants and propagating any plant material he gets his hands on. In his working life, Tim is a graphic and web designer and runs a marketing company.

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