LEGS COMMUNITY GARDEN OPEN HOUSE SEPTEMBER 11 2021

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You are invited to:


join us in our first annual September Harvest showcase.

We hope to see you in our community gardens, in the west end of Toronto, South Etobicoke. We have been working very hard to grow an urban farming environment that’s inviting and welcoming to everyone.

Come see our growing gardens, pollinator beds, raised beds, Fruit Orchard and join us in the many activities we have planned for this coming September 11th, 2021.

We support the Daily Bread Food Bank with our produce and our dedicated garden steward volunteers work had weekly to grow food for everyone – growing food security where it is needed the most!

Date: September 11th, Saturday 9-1pm

Location: 191 New Toronto Street, Etobicoke

Daily Bread Food Bank Grounds

Plant Contest

Send us your wackiest plant photos!

We are running a summer garden contest for the oddest, weirdest, funniest, wackiest plants you grew this year!

Send us the photo via email to:

Info@legsetobicoke.ca or dm us on social media at our facebook page, instagram or twitter
@legsetobicoke

Show us your #legswackyplants !!!

Winner gets a $25 Gift Certificate to Sweet Olenka’s Chocolate & Ice Cream & Bragging Rights until next year!


Activities planned for the day:


  • Garden Tours
  • Explore the Fruit Orchard
  • Plant & Seed Exchange
  • Discover our New Pollinator Garden
  • Learn about Composting & see our Compost Structures (thank you to FoodShare!)
  • Find your new favourite Library Garden Book courtesy of the Toronto Public Library
  • Donate non-perishable food for our Food Drive at the Food Bank
  • and more!

need more details? email us at info@legsetobicoke.ca

Terracotta – Herb Markers Fall Special Event with Black Rock Studio

Catherine Carroll, of Black Rock Studio, is sharing her beautiful talent, famous artistic eye, and studio in South Etobicoke for us local gardeners, hungry for more Garden Fun!

herb markers….they can be simple or elaborate….

See our Events Page – for details

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Check out Catherine’s beautiful work with designer tiles at:Black Rock Studiowww.blackrockstudio.ca

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Lakeshore Environmental Gardening Society
presents the first Annual:

ECO — Art in Our Garden — CONTEST

OPEN NOW
SEE DETAILS BELOW

OR email us at: info@legsetobicoke.ca

Deadline to enter: July 11th
Drop off art pieces: July 27th to August 1st

Garden Party Community Celebration &
Art Winners Announced: August 2nd

PRIZES:

PEOPLES CHOICE 1ST, 2ND, 3RD
EACH CATEGORY
HONOURABLE MENTION – EACH CATEGORY

Monetary Prizes based on total entries received!
Starving Artist Local Merchant Gift Baskets — PLUS:

  • ALL WINNING PIECES WILL BE INSTALLED IN THE
    COMMUNITY GARDEN AT THE DAILY BREAD FOOD BANK
  • 1ST 25 ENTRIES WILL ALSO BE INSTALLED IN THE COMMUNITY GARDEN

Sprout Guerrilla Talk January

Mark your calendars:

Our regular meeting first thursday of each month is shifted this January due to its proximity to New Year’s Day.

Our Winter Season Starts the second tuesday on January 9th!
January meeting – January 9th – 2014
Julie from Sprout Guerrilla 
— Sprout Guerrilla is a company striving to enable and promote urban guerrilla gardening. Sprout Guerrilla’s moss graffiti kits enable people to reclaim dead urban spaces and transform them into living ecologies. —
www.sproutguerrilla.com
info@sproutguerrilla.com

See more about these fantastic gardens here:

Fallen Leaves

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The last of the gorgeous colour falls all around us, as we welcome another cold season ahead. Gardening tools put away. Beds covered for warmth and protection from the elements.

Enjoy the fall season and all it has to offer. Explore the outdoors. Don’t forget to join us for our monthly gardening talks. First thursday of every month until June 2014. December, we will have our annual Christmas Garden Dinner instead of a regular meeting.

Thursday LEGS Meeting: Young Urban Farmers & Presentation on San Francisco Botanical Garden

Thursday May 2nd LEGS Meeting: Young Urban Farmers & Presentation on San Francisco Botanical Garden

Don’t miss it!

Preview:

YUF: Young Urban Farmers Presentation about Food Everywhere

Eat This Today: Ginseng Learn about the history and health benefits of ginseng from our friends at Cheung’s Trading.

Sneak peek from San Francisco Botanical Gardens:

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