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For Vancouver readers: organic gardening workshop

The Capilano branch of the North Vancouver District Public Library is hosting a workshop on organic gardening.

When: August 27th from 7 – 8:30pm
Where: Capilano Branch Library – Potlatch Meeting Room, 3045 Highland Blvd, North Vancouver

Cancer Prevention & Pesticides

Presented by the Canadian Cancer Society, the District of North Vancouver and expert gardener Arzeena Hamir, this workshop will provide you with information on the non-essential use of pesticides and their links to cancer. With the District of North Vancouver's Pesticide Use Control Bylaw now in effect, this workshop will offer simple steps and tips you can use to manage a lawn or garden without the use of pesticides.

Arzeena Hamir is an Agrologist and the organic gardening expert with CBC Radio's BC Almanac. Come and learn how to enjoy your garden more while spending less money, time, and water looking after it!

Free; please call 604-987-4471 to register.