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May 19, 2016
Whether you’re looking to make your own foray into this movement or just trying to up your current gardening game, look no further than Greengate Garden Centre. They specialize in the Calgary climate and micro climates, so that you can be successful with your gardening efforts.
The following are just a few examples of how they can get you started:
Locally made, upcycled planter beds from leftover pieces of wood for pallets will give your garden added sustainability.
Organic soil and fertilizer, including Hop Compost – made locally with scraps from Calgary’s finest restaurants, will ensure your plants get the best possible nutrients.
You can’t have a garden without plants! Greengate Garden Centre offers certified-organic seedlings and only non-GMO seeds, and several species native to Alberta.
Can’t tell a spade from a hoe? Drop by the weekly seminar series “Growhow” in the greenhouse Saturday mornings to learn the basics from experts such as Greengate Garden Centre’s manager and resident Horticulturalist John Duncan.
If you can’t make it Saturday mornings, Greengate Garden Centre has experts working every day who can answer your gardening questions. “You’re not going to a ‘garden department’ when you come here,” says Harington Telford, marketing VP.
“Everyone should know how to grow their own food,” says Harington. “It’s so important because you need to know where your food is coming from.”
“The less we rely on corporations to make it for us, the better off we’re going to be.”
Check out the Events page on the Greengate Garden Centre website to learn more about the Growhow series.
Visit Greengate Garden Centre to see how it can meet your gardening needs.
Follow Greengate on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest for updates on events, specials, and inspiration!
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