NCES offers “Garden Guru” events

The North Columbia Environmental Society is offering a Downtown Garden Bounty and Design Tour” tonight (Wednesday, Aug. 26) at 7 p.m. as part of its lineup of Garden Guru events.

Tour participants are encouraged to ride their bikes to 204 Seventh Street East from whence they’ll embark on a tour of four remarkable backyard gardens.

Future events will include:

A Seed Saving Session sometime early next month;

A Composting and Soil Care Workshop on Sept. 15 at 7 p.m.  Held at 204 Seventh Street East participants will learn why your “organic waste is valuable. And they will see how Rory Luxmoore transformed his backyard into a” hidden urban farm;” and

A Food Preservation and Idea Swap to be held sometime this fall.

For updated information check the NCES website at under the coming events section, and look forward to an email update after the first event.