More fun to come!

Hey friends,

Join us for a rooftop sunset swap in our garden oasis overlooking the cityscape! The event is today at 5pm. Later this week, come to our free, super-fun creative writing workshop to unleash your creative genius! The workshop is on Friday at 5pm. Our annual Seedling Sale will be happening this May 15th and 16th from 10am – 7pm (or as long as supplies last!)

Don’t forget that our Balcony garden volunteer sessions are happening every Wednesday from 5pm to 7pm. Help us build and maintain a demonstration balcony garden in our atrium! Please note that our Four seasons growing volunteer session (Mondays 1-3pm) will conclude on March 30th!

Finally, note that the Atrium will not be available for studying this Friday from 11am to 2:30pm. However, you can join us for an awesome event instead! At 1pm, come to brainstorm and discuss how to implicate more students, faculty and departments within the Concordia Greenhouse operations at our FaculTEA Party in the Greenhouse!

We hope to see you soon!

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Coming up at the Concordia Greenhouse

Hey there!
Our gardening workshops this year are very popular and filling up fast. Space is limited in the Greenhouse so please make sure to email us to reserve your spot and let us know if you can`t make it after reserving. Note that our Self-Watering Containers Workshop is now full.

It`s time for another Clothing Swap up in the Greenhouse! The date: March 23rd, 5-7pm. Clean out your closets to make space for new-to-you fashion. All genders welcome. Drop off your stuff in advance March 16th-20th. Please ensure that items are clean and undamaged.

Our annual Seedling Sale will be happening this May 15th and 16th from 10am – 7pm (or as long as supplies last!) More info to come!

We are also looking for volunteers for our Spring Equinox Party happening this Thursday at 7pm. Please emails us at info@concordiagreenhouse.com if you want to help out.

Please complete our Concordia Greenhouse Survey to let us know what events you would like us to offer you next! After completed, email us at info@concordiagreenhouse.com to be entered in a draw to win a house plant!

We hope to see you soon

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New events at the Greenhouse!

We are getting excited about spring and the upcoming growing season at the Greenhouse, and we`re offering a ton of great workshops to help you get started!

This week, you can come to our Art in the Atrium workshop on Sustainable Street Art and Guerilla Gardening and to our Herb Talk: Spring Clean. Both events are free and extremely fun! Next week, join us for a Self-Watering Containers WorkshopIf you are coming to the Self-Watering Containers Workshop, make sure to RSVP to info@concordiagreenhouse.com. The entry is $20 and includes materials to build your own self-watering container, perfect for tomatoes, peppers and so much more! Next week, there is also our super fun and FREE Spring Equinox Party! Come to enjoy live music to awaken your senses. More details on the events can be found below.

Note: our Seed Starting and Soil Workshop next week is full.

Have a wonderful week!

Art in the Atrium: Sustainable Street Art and Guerilla Gardening Theme
Tuesday, March 10th, 5-7pm
Atrium Lounge

Come learn about creative ways to make street art using non toxic materials such as graffiti moss!
We will present a variety of fun guerilla gardening ideas to reclaim public space with green gardens in a variety of unusual ways. Make your own seed bombs in preparation for spring!

Entry: FREE

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Herb Talk 1: Spring Clean
Thursday, March 12th, 5pm – 7pm
Atrium Lounge

Learn the ancient ways with herbs to cleanse the body & do a gentle detoxification.
How can you support the body & organs with all things green.
Time for seeding & planting – come & learn how.

Facilitator: Lisa-Francesca Lewak
Entry: By donation

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Self Watering Containers Workshop
Tuesday, March 17th, 5-7pm
Atrium Lounge

Learn about self-watering containers, how to create your own systems and how to collect rainwater for your plants.

Entry: $20 includes materials to build your own self watering container, perfect for tomatoes, peppers and so much more!
Limited space.
RSVP to info@concordiagreenhouse.com

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Spring Equinox Party
Thursday, March 19th, 7-10pm
Atrium Lounge

Shake off the winter snow and breathe in the freshness of plants at our annual Spring Equinox Party.
Come and enjoy live music and dance music to awaken your senses. Free herbal tea will be served.

Entry: Free

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Upcoming events at the Concordia Greenhouse

Hi folks,

Coming up in March, we have tons of other exciting gardening workshops to prepare you for starting your own summer garden! For details, please see below.

We hope to see you soon!

Vertical gardening 101: Upside-Down Tomatoes, Salad Greens and Herbs
Thursday, March 5th, 5-7pm
Atrium Lounge

Learn all about vertical gardening with our Demonstration Balcony Garden project. We`ll explore making the most of small outdoor growing spaces with various do-it-yourself systems. After discussing best practices for vertical systems and a vartiety of models, we`ll be getting hands-on. You can make your own growing system for growing tomatoes upside down to take home.

Price: $20
Unfortunately, the workshop is now full.

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1st Annual Concordia Seed Swap
Monday, March 9th, 5-7pm
Atrium Lounge

Have seeds to swap? Drop them off at the Greenhouse before March 6th. No seeds? There will be some seeds for free and Tournesol will be vending organic seeds as well. Tea and snacks will be served!

Don`t miss the Seed and Soil Workshop on Monday, March 16th 5-7pm

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Art in the Atrium: Sustainable Street Art and Guerilla Gardening Theme
Tuesday, March 10th, 5-7pm
Atrium Lounge

Come learn about creative ways to make street art using non toxic materials such as graffiti moss!
We will present a variety of fun guerilla gardening ideas to reclaim public space with green gardens in a variety of unusual ways. Make your own seed bombs in preparation for spring!

Entry: FREE

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Herb Talk 1: Spring Clean
Thursday, March 12th, 5pm – 7pm
Atrium Lounge

Learn the ancient ways with herbs to cleanse the body & do a gentle detoxification.
How can you support the body & organs with all things green.
Time for seeding & planting – come & learn how.

Facilitator: Lisa-Francesca Lewak
Entry: By donation

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Seed Starting and Soil Workshop
Monday, March 16th, 5-7pm
Atrium Lounge

This workshop will cover what you need to know to get started growing your own seedlings at home. We will look at everything you need to know from where to buy your seeds, when to start your seeds, what soil to use, what pots to use, how to sow your seeds, how to re-pot your seedlings, hardening off seedlings and record keeping! The aim of this workshop is to provide you with the tools you need to successfully start your garden from seed.

Entry: Free. Limited space.
RSVP to info@concordiagreenhouse.com

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Self Watering Containers Workshop
Tuesday, March 17th, 5-7pm
Atrium Lounge

Learn about self-watering containers, how to create your own systems and how to collect rainwater for your plants.

Entry: $20 includes materials to build your own self watering container, perfect for tomatoes, peppers and so much more!
Limited space.
RSVP to info@concordiagreenhouse.com

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Spring Equinox Party
Thursday, March 19th, 7-10pm
Atrium Lounge

Shake off the winter snow and breathe in the freshness of plants at our annual Spring Equinox Party.
Come and enjoy live music and dance music to awaken your senses. Free herbal tea will be served.

Entry: Free

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Spring Cleaning Clothing Swap
Monday, March 23rd, 5-7pm
Atrium Lounge

It`s time for another clothing swap up in the Greenhouse! Clean out your closets to make space for new-to-you fashion. All genders welcome. Drop off your stuff in advance March 16th-20th. Please ensure that items are clean and undamaged.

Entry: Free

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Join us for an awesome Mushroom Cultivation Workshop at the Greenhouse

Hello friends,

We are closed for reading week February 23rd – 27th, but there is one cool event at the Greenouse that you can attend this week.

Want to know what you can grow year round in your apartment really cheaply without needing to buy growing lights? To find out, join us for an awesome Mushroom Cultivation Workshop this Thursday at 5pm. Myceliate around a 2 hours workshop to learn how to use low-tech cultivation techniques to upcycle numerous household wastes into an eternal superfood source!
You will be informed about the DIY practices making it possible to start a mushroom culture from a grocery bought or wild collected mushroom. Propagation (multiplication) of a pure mycelial culture or mushroom growing kit will also be covered in words and in actions!

Price: $30 – includes workshop information and locally produced oyster mushroom kit!
RSVP to info@concordiagreenhouse.com

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Coming up in March, we have tons of exciting gardening workshops to prepare you for starting your own summer garden! In the meantime, please complete our Concordia Greenhouse Survey to let us know what events you would like us to offer you next! After completed, email us info@concordiagreenhouse.com to be entered in a draw to win a house plant!

This week: Fun and informative workshops at the Greenhouse

Hey friends,

This week the Concordia Greenhouse is hosting two fun workshops.

On Tuesday, come to our Vermicomposting workshop to learn how to start up your own vermicomposting system. $5 to attend, $25 for workshop with worms. RSVP to info@concordiagreenhouse.com. On Thursday, join us for a Herb Talk to learn about super tonic Chinese herbs.

More information about these exciting events, can be found below.

Also, don’t forget that we are closed for reading week, February 23rd – 27th.

Vermicomposting Workshop

Tuesday, February 17th, 5pm-7pm

Learn how to start up your own vermicomposting system, best practices to take care of it and buy vermicomposting worms (optionally) to get started! $5 to attend, $25 for workshop with worms. RSVP to info@concordiagreenhouse.com

Herb Talk: Celebrating Chinese New Year

Thursday February 19th, 5pm – 7pm
Facilitator: Lisa-Francesca Lewak
Entry: By donation

Super tonic Chinese herbs will show you how to survive the rest of winter, boost your energy levels, keep yourself warm & sleep better.

Many root herbs help us build more vitality, balance our Yin & Yang & be more grounded.

Learn where & how to buy herbs in Montreal.

Come & join us at Concordia Greenhouse

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