Learn to garden in small spaces

Two-day course being offered by LTNC at Lake Trail School

  • Apr. 24, 2013 6:00 a.m.

You can earn how to maximize productivity in small gardens at an upcoming community class at Lake Trail School.


The Lake Trail Neighbourhood Connections (LTNC) course will cover the following topics: small scale intensive planting techniques and designs, mandala gardens, herb spirals, and edible borders.

Then it will be time to get our hands dirty. Practical experience creating a herb spiral in the Lake Trail Community Garden will take place on the Saturday following the course. Everyone is welcome and no previous gardening experience is necessary.

Classroom Time:


When: Thursday, May 2

6:30 to 8 p.m.

Room 207

Instructor: Elaine Codling

Participant fee: $10 per person

Saturday Herb Spiral Work Party:

When: Saturday, May 4

1 to 3 p.m.

Where: Lake Trail Garden

To register for this or any of LTNC’s classes,  call LTNC’s coordinator, Angela Konkin, at 250-334-3168 or e-mail at laketrailvision@gmail.com. Alternatively, registrants can go online to LTNC’s website (www.laketrailconnect.ca), download our online class registration form and mail it to LTNC’s office at: 805 Willemar Avenue, Courtenay, B.C. V9N 3L7.

We accept either cash or cheque to register for any of LTNC’s classes. Make cheques payable to: Lake Trail Community Education Society. LTNC will promptly issue receipts for payments received.

LTNC’s Spring 2013 Community Class Guide is available in hard copy or online by going to www.laketrailconnect.ca (click on the Community Programs tab at the top).

LTNC is a registered non-profit society located in Lake Trail School. Its mission is to contribute to a safe, healthy and sustainable neighbourhood that supports the success of students, families and community members by increasing the links between school and community. It is also an organization that celebrates a vision of Lake Trail School at the neighbourhood’s heart.

– Lake Trail Neighbourhood Connections








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