SOUL is excited to have launched ‘2022 Year of the Ecological Garden’, a year-long series promoting ecological land care and the expertise of SOUL members. The first session was held on January 11, 2022 and they are hosting weekly sessions that are free or by donation.
Sessions take place on Tuesdays at 3:00pm Eastern, noon Pacific and run for 45 minutes, including an introduction or short presentation followed by a 30-minute Q&A.
Here is a list of the upcoming monthly discussion topics for the rest of the year:
April: Urban Agriculture and Food Sovereignty
May: Soil Care and Composting
June: Ecological Turf Care – and turf alternatives
July: Greener Greenspaces – Virtual tours of some of the 2021 recognition recipients
August: Greener Greenspaces – Virtual tours of some of the 2021 recognition recipients
September: Urban Biodiversity – Pollinators and Habitat
October: Urban Biodiversity – Native Plants, Seed Saving, Stratification and Winter Sowing
November: The Right to Garden – Land Access, Bylaws and other Barriers to Practicing Land Care
December: Livelihoods in Ecological Land Care
For more information about the series, to register and to view videos of prior sessions, please visit: 2022 Year of the Ecological Garden