Get Growing, Victoria!
Soil-Building Materials Distribution: April 1st
Bring your own shovel, bucket, and/or wheelbarrows to come collect free soil-building materials at Robert Porter Park! We will have piles of compost, leaf mulch, and woodchips available to collect. Materials are on first-come-first-serve basis. Collect up to two garbage-can type per household. Please note – this event is the distribution of only compost, leaf mulch, and woodchips. The next seedling distribution event will be happening later in the season, in May.
Date: Saturday, April 1st
Location: Robert Porter Park (along Thurlow Rd. beside Sir James Douglas Elementary staff parking lot)
Volunteer needed: If you are available and interested in helping some lovely people shovel compost then please email Andrea at email@example.com to volunteer to help at this event.
Get Growing, Victoria! is a free vegetable and herb seedlings and garden material distribution program created by the City of Victoria. In partnership with over 50 community and non-profit organizations, 80,000 vegetable and herb seedlings, along with gardening materials, and education through @Growing Together, will be distributed for FREE to support communities in need during the 2022/23 growing season. Parking will be available along Thurlow Rd on park-side of the road.
If you would like to learn more about this awesome program, check out: victoria.ca/getgrowing For gardening resources including growing tips, plant care, and more visit the Growing Together website.