Fairfield-Gonzales Soil-building Materials Distribution

Bring your own shovel, bucket, and/or wheelbarrows to come collect free soil-building materials at Robert Porter Park! NO registration required. Materials are on first-come-first-serve basis. This event will only be distribution of compost, woodchips, and leaf mulch (no seedlings).
 
Date: Saturday, March 23
Time: 11am-1pm (or until materials run out)
Location: Robert Porter Park (along Thurlow Rd. beside Sir James Douglas Elementary staff parking lot)
 
Find more distribution dates/locations here.
 
Volunteers needed: If you are available and interested in helping out at this popular event, please email Ton at gardens@fairfieldcommunity.ca
 
 
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 2023/24 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.