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Coquitlam green carts save residents money, less trucks on road

Residents of Coquitlam are saving up to 20 per cent of their city garbage bills and seeing less trucks on the road, since the new food scraps management system went into effect July 2014. 197 more words


Fall At Saint John's

The children prepare a new plant bed to transplant beet starters using compost and soil donated by GreenThumb. In the kitchen the kids learn how to ferment tomatoes to save seeds for next spring, and back it the garden we continue to harvest tomatoes, we have been making tomato and broccoli salads. 76 more words



Every fall, a surprise crop surfaces in the garden. Mushrooms, toadstools and fungus of all shapes and sizes appear in different parts of the yard like this colony. 115 more words


Autumn Preparation for Clay and Heavy Soil

It’s the ideal time to prepare your clay soil before it gets too claggy and wet.

Digging away on a sunny Autumn day but thinking about the Spring to come I find is a wonderful pastime, but it can also reap benefits. 467 more words

Compost Bin with Black Soldier Fly

We met earlier this month and it was our second activity in the compost bin project. The first one was our visit to Anphu Earthworm Farm in Cu Chi. 668 more words


Let's Talk About Gardening

I know the season is all wrong at this point, at least in the northern hemisphere, to be seriously thinking about gardening, but consider it early planning for next year. 453 more words


Closing up the Summer

Despite earlier warnings of frost, Fall (and this Winter) didn’t make it’s way into our household until this weekend. Simple chores we’d been putting off took on greater urgency. 156 more words

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