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Someday I’ll write an essay about why I dig so much. The main reason is that it is so good for the tilth of the clay soil here. 51 more words


5 Free Carbon Sources for Your Compost & Mulching Needs

Fall is the perfect time of year to stockpile free carbon sources for your compost & mulching needs.  No matter what type of mulching or composting method you use, carbon or “brown” materials are always needed in volume. 1,062 more words


You can choose from two types of cherries: sweet or tart . Sweet cherries can be eaten straight from the tree: tart cherries are mainly for cooking… 203 more words


Ultimate Worm Farm Update

I think it’s time for a worm update. Don’t you?

I know many, nay probably all, of you having been wondering: how is the hobo worm farm extravaganza doing? 653 more words

Being Green

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