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Arbutus Corridor gardeners hope to stop CP

Jenny Peng / Vancouver Courier
August 29, 2014 10:28 AM

Despite a temporary reprieve in the clearing of gardens along the Arbutus Corridor, gardeners along the route are hoping they can stop further activity by Canadian Pacific bulldozers. 605 more words


Almost Wordless Wednesday--January 21, 2015

Today, my gardening gloves had a rest while I spoke at the White House on behalf of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs.  Among other points, I was happy to highlight the work of our member clubs in areas promoted by the First Lady, including school and community gardens and their ties to childhood nutrition and nutrition education.


Blossom end rot!!

Blossom end rot, well that doesn’t sound too good does it!

John advises this problem occurs to tomatoes when they are not watered consistently. The bottom of the tomato where the flower used to be attached goes black and an unsightly hole may develop. 128 more words

Community Gardens

Another garden visit: Paekakariki School Garden

Another beautiful permaculture garden I visited recently, is the Paekakariki School garden. Lots of schools have gardens these days, but they are usually hotch-potch patches of vegetables gone to seed and a few calendula…not the Paekakariki School garden. 173 more words

A cacophony of green

This summer tomatoes are the king of our garden. It looks like the neighbours have been enjoying them and there were a few ready to pick to ripen on the window sill. 120 more words

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Farm Shares | Grow Dat Youth Farm

A recent success story in New Orleans for urban farming and school-aged youth, Grow Dat has sold their produce through at their City Park farmstand, at farmers markets, through online ordering/home delivery services and now with this CSA method. 45 more words

Farmers Markets

The year that was in flowers

My favourites of 2014, including ones I grew: my first rose, my first hollyhock, my first hydrangea, as well as sweet peas, gladioli, peonies, clematis, nasturtiums, cornflowers and zinnia (though not all shown). 269 more words