This is YOUR year. It's time to level up and plant the garden of your dreams.
I want you to grow. A garden. Food. Flowers. Everything.
Your garden is your sanctuary. Your garden is your escape. It's time level up and grow a garden with the most nutritious and incredibly vibrant harvests. Herbs, veggies and flowers will be planted harmoniously to create a gorgeous green space where each plant will thrive.
We've been there. It's hard to know what to plant, how to start from seed and what to do with all the harvest. We will be walking you through the planning, planting and harvesting journey and supporting you along the way!
It's it time you finally grow the garden you've dreamed of.
Challenges are a part of gardening, we are here to show you the way.
Challenges are a part of gardening, we are here to show you the way.
We guide you through a garden design and layout that is created for your unique conditions and location.
We know how hard it can be at the beginning! We help you through your pain points and walk you through solutions that work!
There is so much information out there and we know it can be overwhelming. We have tailored this program with the knowledge you need to grow!
let us help you:
Improved harvests with our help customizing your garden layout for successive harvests.
Learn the best tips and techniques to grow crops that will thrive in your garden and address any past pain points you may have experienced.
Grow your garden at the scale you want! You'll have lifetime access to the PDFs and videos.
This is the best course for you as it takes on the journey from seed to plate. You'll be guided through pre-season visioning and planning right through to harvesting and cooking incredible recipes with your garden goodness.
Module 1 - 3
A great garden starts with an incredible plan. In Modules 1 -3 we'll move through garden visioning, planning and demystify seed starting. These are the foundational steps you need to grow an unbelievably abundant garden.
Modules 4, 5 and 6 address the key components to garden success which include soil health, garden bed prep, spring planting from seeds and seedlings and how to amend your garden soil and prevent the ever dreaded garden critters.
As we move through the Spring and into Summer, you''l learn how to harvest the Spring garden and we'll share with you incredible recipes. We'll then help you transition to the Summer garden and lastly there's a full module dedicated to flowers.
A Year in the Urban Garden journeys well into the later part of the season with pruning, harvest and storage tips and tricks, how to preserve your harvest and Fall bed preparation and garlic planting.
How does this sound?
step by step guidance through videos and pdfs. see exactly how we do it all.
access to both luay & melissa all season long - we garden along with you.
Kick that imposter syndrome and become a confident grower.
harvest incredible veg and learn how to cook it with exclusive delicious recipes.
you'll start with a strong garden plan and vision.
12 + modules with videos and pdfs released as the seasoned progresses.
Start where you are. Whether you have a large space or a small balcony we can help you start and succeed.
Harvest and preserve your garden goodness with recipes and techniques that are delicious!
so let's get
Luay grows thousands of pounds of organic food in raised beds, containers, gutter systems and other ingenious space saving methods.
Luay Ghafari is an urban gardener, food grower and recipe developer, focusing on maximizing food output from small spaces. With a large online following, he shares pictures of his abundant harvests, some tips and tricks as well his culinary creations. He has appeared on numerous podcasts, has been featured in articles, print and digital media and made several guest appearances in YouTube videos. He is also an avid cook and runs Urban Farm and Kitchen, a lifestyle blog for home gardeners, cooks and anyone looking to start a home edible garden.
Melissa is passionate about the connection between human health and nature and believes that regenerative gardens can help create food security and broaden ecological diversity.
Melissa Cameron is an Organic Master Gardener and founder of the Good Seed. She has been featured on websites such as Farmer’s Footprint, Floret, and Toronto Life and has been a guest speaker at Allan Gardens. The Good Seed specializes in organic edible gardens, pollinator and native garden plantings and sustainable cut flower garden designs. Melissa is a plant-based mama of four who enjoys being outside in all seasons, hoarding books and good food and wine with friends.
meet your teachers
We have been hard at work planning, shooting, writing and editing content for this immersive seed to plate Master Class. We can't wait for the upcoming 2021 growing season and we’re so excited to help you achieve your most productive, delicious and beautiful garden yet.
You have a vision for your garden and what you want to grow. But if you're anything like me, you need help to take your space to the next level. You just want someone to tell you what works.
you're in the right place.
Grab your seat today and get extra value!
You'll get our curated direct sow seeds to plant and grow as soon as you receive them! Seeds we know will turn into an abundant and delicious harvest for you and your family!
I'm obsessed with all things garden and I want to share them with you. You'll find me outdoors year round communing with nature and brimming with curiosity about all things growing. I'm always learning, always sharing and can't wait to bring you on board.
Now meet Luay!
Luay has spent endless hours in the kitchen transforming garden harvests
As the consummate foodie, Luay knows how to elevate all of the incredible harvests that come from the garden. He's spent years honing recipes and techniques and he's sharing them with YOU!
His garden sense is impeccable and he brings to this course a huge wealth of knowledge and hands on experience.
We know you've maybe tried before or failed. Or maybe you simply don't know where to start. Let us take the guess work out of creating an abundant edible garden and share with you our most successful strategies.
This course goes beyond the casual tips and tricks that you see on Instagram. Dig deep. Pun intended. We take you through the science and share our combined knowledge with you in writing and in videos. We bring you into our thought process with our insightful video chats at the beginning of each module and follow through with step by step guides.
Do you know what's better than growing an incredible kitchen garden? Knowing the best way to prepare and enjoy your abundant harvests!
This investment is two-fold. You're gaining knowledge in the garden AND in the kitchen. Our master class is unique because we truly feel that the connection that exists between the food we grow and the food we eat is inseparable. Nutritious homegrown food is not a trend, it's the best way for you to move forward in your journey into health and well being.
This program includes everything you need to do plan, grow, harvest and eat from the garden.
YES! You have access to the videos in perpetuity and the PDFs will be yours to keep. Note that you will only have access to the videos that were released and made available to you during your Master Class participation and not any videos created for other classes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes! We are focused on helping you grow in small urban spaces. We want you to grow crops that offer a maximum yield for your space. Container gardening topics will be included in the curriculum.
Yes! You are encouraged to submit your questions by email. We will review your questions and answer them all in a weekly video recording that will be made available to all participants and/or answer you directly.
This online course is designed to meet you where you are in your garden journey. We have clients of all gardening abilities however this course is best suited to you if you are a beginner to intermediate gardener.
The best time to start is now! You'll have access to all previously distributed materials no matter when you join and we'll help you get growing straight away!
let's work together
Embrace your connection with nature and enrol today. Disconnect from your phone and digital devices and commit to being outdoors, immersed in nature and in the wonders of the garden.