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Community gardens replacing backyard plots

REGINA – Hobby gardeners have been busy digging holes for seeds and plants as the weather warms up, but many are now taking their work outside their own yards. 277 more words


Wren's nest

A strawbale building is under construction on the St.Ann’s Community Orchard, and it already has an occupant.  A Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes) has built a nest amongst the insulation at the top of the building’s timber frame, and accessing the nest via a hole in the soffits which is yet to be closed up.  150 more words


Friends of the Urban Forest

Friends of the Urban Forest
This entry isn’t about food per se, but urban gardens, which are about growing food in urban environments which, ultimately, may be more important than protesting by marching or demonstrating. 125 more words

Kids Grow at Community Gardens

Local community gardens are outdoor class rooms where kids become aware of their environment. Every day after school and during the summer, kids can play and work in the garden. 231 more words

Healthy Kids

More favourite West End places

My little stint of pretending to live in the West End is over. Back to my more familiar East Van turf. I’ll miss places and views like these. 99 more words


Our community garden.

Our community garden was Kary’s dream.

Luckily, Kary is a practical dreamer.

She hoop-jumped until the City of Tallahassee gave us the use of a chunk of land at the elbow-bend where Roberts becomes Jackson Bluff, a curve so tight school buses take down the traffic arrows along with the occasional decorative crepe myrtle. 711 more words

Adrian Fogelin

Garden Organic Master Gardeners

I had a great time on Sunday 17 May at Hill Holt Wood, between Newark and Lincoln, for a one day training event to become a fully fledged Master Gardener.   80 more words