Make this the Year!

Harvest more from the same garden

A planting plan helps you make best use of your garden.

This live virtual event is hosted by Horticulturists and Donna Balzer and Steven Biggs.

February 27,  2023

Not Sure When to Plant and Transplant?

Find out when and where to start your crops

Create Your Planting Calendar Camp gives you ideas for practical ways to schedule in lots of crops!

  • When to start seeds for transplants indoors
  • When to plant seeds directly in the garden
  • When to transplant seedlings into the garden
  • When to plant succession crops

Map out your seed-starting for the season.

And get ideas about crops that go well one after the other (or, together, like these radishes and carrots!)

Planting Calendar Topics

  • When to start seeds indoors and in the garden

  • When to plant successive crops

  • When to transplant seedlings into the garden

  • How to handle seedlings

  • Tips for succession crop success

Your Planting Calendar

Tailor it to your situation...

Where you start your seeds can affect timing indoors.

Your growing conditions outdoors affect timing

You can use a digital...or pencil and paper!

Your Camp Counsellors

Donna Balzer

Horticulturist, podcaster, and award-winning TV host Donna Balzer started with a degree in Agriculture and specialty in Horticulture, but is now focused on growing and cooking food and teaching others to do the same. She loves getting her hands dirty. She grows food year-round in her Calgary yard and greenhouse, both of which she packs full of as many food plants as possible.

Donna Balzer

Horticulturist, Speaker, Author

Steven Biggs

Steven Biggs was recognized by Garden Making magazine as one of the “green gang” making a difference in horticulture. His Toronto yard includes a driveway straw-bale garden, rooftop kitchen garden, wicking beds, an edible-themed front yard, and fruit plantings. He works as a horticulturist, college instructor, broadcaster, and author.

Steven Biggs

Creator, Food Garden Life Media

Registration Closes Soon...Don't Miss Out

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This Course Includes

  • Food Garden Life Community

    Membership in the student-only Food Garden Life online community, a community of people focused on edible gardens. Member benefits include special offers and free virtual events.

    $100 Value

  • Course Guide: Create Your Planting Calendar

    A course guide to help you create your planting calendar.

    $20 Value


  • What is the date?

    Monday February 27, 2023.

    The session is 2.5 hours long, in the evening.

  • How does virtual camp work?

    It's a mix of formal instruction about growing veggies in containers, along with questions and discussion about different situations and options.

  • How do I access the camp gatherings?

    It takes place on Zoom. Once you enroll in the camp, you access the Zoom gathering through the online camp platform.

  • What time are the camp gatherings?

    ET 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (e.g. Toronto, Buffalo)
    CT 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (e.g. Winnipeg, Minneapolis)
    MT 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (e.g. Denver, Calgary)
    PT 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (e.g. Vancouver, Seattle)

  • Will I have a chance to ask my own questions?

    It's called "camp" because there's lots of time to ask questions. It not just an online lecture.

  • What if this isn't for me?

    If you decide camp isn't for you after you attend the first gathering, we'll give you your money back. No questions asked.

Harvest More Veg Next Year

AN EVENING of learning, entertainment, and sharing ideas on crop scheduling and planning.

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