Fundamentals of Small Space Gardening

Description: What does “small space gardening” mean? Do small space gardening techniques differ from a large space? Yes, even small spaces can provide abundant food, beauty and resilience for their gardeners. In this session learn key concepts, explore your motivation and discover that no matter what your garden yields, it’s always worth the wait.

Best Veggies for Small Spaces

From small dwarf sized to downright tiny, old school plant breeders are creating new, exciting and tasty veggies specifically for small space and container gardening. Join Dave Witinger, owner of Victory Seed Company, as he shares his favorites (spoiler: MICRO TOMATOES) that will fit perfectly in any space. And, as an added bonus, you’ll learn a little bit about the age-old art of how new varieties are made through traditional plant breeding.

Houseplant Happy Hour: Taming the Small Space Jungle

We collect plants because they bring us joy and make our space feel cozy. So, how do we grow our collection without letting them overrun our space? Join Taylor as she shares some of her tips and tricks for keeping her ever-growing plant collection healthy while also aesthetically pleasing.

Four Season Gardening

Your food garden doesn’t have to conclude at the first frost date! Niki shares techniques for year-round gardening from her snow covered Nova Scotia home. No matter where you garden, her advice will help you enjoy a year-round harvest.

Tiny & Wild: Build a Small-scale Meadow

With as little as a few square feet of space, you can create a beautiful, low-maintenance naturalistic planting that supports a diversity of plants, pollinators, and a plethora of other living things, not to mention its visual appeal in your home garden.

Trellising Tips & Tricks

Growing up is a great strategy whether you’re short on space or not. Trellising keeps plants tidy and off the ground, improves air circulation, reduces disease and maximizes growing space. Wendi shares her tips and tools to take advantage of all these good outcomes and more.

Lose the Lawn: Grow Food Instead

Want a more productive front yard, back yard, side yard… any yard? Jill Ragan – author of Tiny But Mighty Farm – walks you through planning your productive, food growing space no matter how large (or small) it is.

Among other important points, this session dives into the sometimes confusing topic of “succession planting” so you can maximize production year round.