Do it Yourself Container Gardening

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Are you interested in gardening but have limited outdoor space? Do you want an easy to care for set up?

Are you interested in gardening but need an easy to care for set up? Do you have limited space? Join 10C Shared Space and City of Guelph’s Healthy Landscapes program to learn how to build and maintain a self-watering container garden.

This workshop is ideal for:

  • Participants interested in water efficient gardens

  • Participants with an interest in year-round gardening

  • Participants interested in DIY container gardens

  • Those with an interest in indoor & outdoor gardening

  • Residents with large windows, balcony or patio space

  • Anyone wanting to grow vegetables or pollinator gardens

  • Those wanting to socialize with those interested in urban gardening

What you will learn:

  • How to build a container garden

  • Types of container gardens

  • Benefits of container gardens (e.g. water efficiency, health)

  • What plants do best in a container & what conditions they need

  • How to water effectively and efficiently.

What we provide:

  • Container garden design plans

  • Resources for container gardens

  • A fun environment for learning

  • Demonstration project. The group can also set up times for team-builds or tool sharing if desired at the time of the workshop, as some of us are handier than others!

We will be at:

March 30th Seedy Saturday, Dublin St. United Church, 68 Suffolk St W 10am - 4pm Demonstration Workshop 1-2pm

May 11th 10C Shared Space, 42 Carden St. from 9am - 1pm Hands-On Build Workshop 11am-1pm

May 25th Water Services Open House, 29 Waterworks Place off York Road from 9am - 2pm Demonstration Workhop 10-11am

June 23 Local Food Fest, Ignatius Jesuit Centre from 11am-4pm Demonstration Workshops at 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

September 29 Community Garden Festival, Harcourt United Church, Demonstration Workshop 12-1pm

If you have any questions please contact These events are FREE, everyone is welcome and 10C Shared Space is fully accessible. Presented with support by the City of Guelph.

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