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Spring Cleaning & Planting Work Party!

The Vic West Food Security Collective acknowledges that the City of Victoria is located on the traditional territory of the Lekwungen Nation.

The Songhees and Esquimalt Nations are part of the Coast Salish family and are descendants of the Lekwungen family groups. 168 more words


Seed Savers Event at Black Barn Farm in Stanley

By Roz Phillipson

Two months on from the promise of apocalyptic weekend weather in December when the farm visit was postponed, the day arrived for a re-try. 602 more words

Event Reports

Learning to look after Orchards

Surrounding the Food Growing Hub, at Dundee Botanic Garden, there is a small orchard of apple, plum, pear and cherry trees donated by and planted by the… 721 more words

Bees and Orchards

This time of year bees are very important for the orchards. The almond orchards of the Central Valley of California are full of beautiful white blossoms and the bees are hard at work. 258 more words


Folly alert! The meadow experiment.

I am a very impulsive gardener. I do sit down and make lists and draw plans, but I also have mad moments of ‘inspiration’ as I’m emptying the washing machine, and have to rush to order seeds/plugs/bulbs right now. 714 more words

Gardening Follies


Ag | Quincy, WA | 2008

Our region’s gazillion acres of agriculture — fruit, wheat, onions, potatoes, wine grapes — flourish from commercial nurseries that are those industries’ Source. 13 more words

Black And White