Library session on sustainable gardening

Online session on the fundamentals of permaculture

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Opportunity coming up for gardeners in town to update their knowledge on gardening and learn more about principals of permaculture.

Permaculture is the cultivation of sustainable and self-sufficient agricultural systems.

The C.M. Shields Centennial Branch of the Timmins Public Library is offering an online session on the fundamentals of permaculture.

Louise Gaudette, branch head for C.M. Shields Centennial Branch, said the event is free and open to everyone in the community.

She said it doesn’t matter if someone is new to gardening, anyone can join the session and always learn more about it.

“This session will introduce the fundamentals of permaculture and the different ways of caring for your garden that is more natural to the ecosystem,” explained Gaudette.

The event will be joined by a speaker Jen Nobel who is a founder of Northbound Bloom, which is a Timmins-based company that provides services in urban yard consultations, kitchen garden designs and much more.

Gaudette said Nobel has a background in architecture and design but also has a passionate for health, nutritious food and earth care.

This session will be a part of the library’s ongoing seed program.

It will be held via Zoom on Thursday, May 13 at 2:30 p.m.

Gaudette is asking people who are interested in the event to register online in advance for this event .

For more information or to register, call the library at 705-360-2623 ext. 8590.


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