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Closing the Garden

  • October 26, 2021
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Virtual
  • 100


  • Non-society members welcome

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Closing the Garden

Closing the Garden

Guest Speakers: Jessica Tong and Marissa Wiltshire


The Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society hosted four webinars earlier this year on the topic of Growing Vegetables. As a follow-on to the series, we have enticed representatives of the York Region Food Network to share end-of-season gardening tips to “put your garden to bed”.

About tonight's presentation: October is the perfect time to start closing down your garden! Now is the time to finish harvesting outdoor plants, prune and remove remaining debris, and tidy up beds and tools. Doing a proper garden clean up now can help give you a head start in the Spring and also promote the health of your soil.

Our guest speakers this evening are representatives of the York Region Food Network: Jessica Tong is the Urban Agriculture Coordinator and Marissa Wiltshire is Director of Operations.

York Region Food Network is a not-for-profit community development organization with initiatives focused on Food Access, Food Skill Development, and Education and Advocacy on Food Insecurity and Food Systems. For more information about the York Region Food Network and its many programs, visit


Members: Instructions for participation in this virtual event will be emailed to members several times prior to the event. Participation instructions are also available to members by clicking here.

Visitors: Guests are encouraged and welcome to participate in this virtual event at no charge. Instructions for participation will be emailed to non-society members who complete the registration process prior to the event start time - click on the "Register" button to begin.

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