On April 16, Verdant Valley Ag Society will be presenting Garden Myths at the Verdant Valley Community Centre. On March 10, Verdant Valley Ag Society President Lyle Rowe spoke to The Mail, “Our key note speaker will be Jim Hole, who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture (plant science major) and is a Certified Professional Horticulturalist and a Certified Arborist. Delia resident, Tim Schowalter, natural history authority, will also speak at the event, about his love of the outdoors.
Rowe continued, “Garden Myths will be promoting beautifying your garden, increasing your fruit and vegetable productions and environmental responsibility. This is a great opportunity for people that are interested in horticulture and gardening.”
Rowe also explained, “Environmental responsibility will be discussed, about reducing usage of pesticides and herbicides, and making sure those chemicals are not going into our creeks, rivers and lakes.” The event runs from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. and lunch is included with your registration. Pre-registration is required by contacting either Pat McDougald 403-321-0210 or Toni Wilson 403-321-0061.