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Raised Bed &
Container Gardening

Learn how to successfully grow herbs and vegetables in raised beds and containers this summer!  Learn how to choose the right plants for your exposure, the best ways to prepare your containers, plant seeds or seedlings, and care for your plants through the season. This 2-hour seminar will give gardeners of all levels the skills needed to establish, plant and care for your edible containers or raised bed garden with confidence!

What you'll learn

- Container selection

- Location

- Soil

- Plant and seed selection 

- Plant layout and spacing 

- Fertility and fertilizers

- Water and Irrigation

Who this seminar is for

Gardeners of all levels who:

  • want to learn the detailed steps to growing food in raised beds and containers 

  • experience the joy and rewards of growing and eating delicious food



The seminar does not require any materials or previous knowledge.  

An in depth seminar handout will be emailed to you prior to the seminar.  To get the most out of the seminar we ask that you read it over prior to arriving to give you some familiarity since a lot of topics will be covered in a short time.  

Registration Information

Seminar Length: 2-hours

Cost: $20 (required at time of registration; non-refundable)

Capacity: max. 10 participants

Location: Hinterland Growers (1740 Scugog Line 4, Port Perry)

Date Options:

  • Saturday, May 6, 10am-12noon  **FULL**

  • Saturday, May 6, 2-4pm   **FULL**

  • Thursday, May 18, 6-8pm  **FULL**

**All seminars are full.  To be placed on the waiting list for this seminar, please click below and complete the form.

Interested in learning how to grow a productive container garden right outside your door this summer?

Registered participants: access handout here (password provided upon registration)

“Eating is an agricultural act.” ― Wendell Berry

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