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INTERN DIARY – Week 3

This week I was on my own working in the gardens and in the office, but I still managed to learn plenty of new gardening tips! One was from Jill, the school garden coordinator. As you probably already know, the three main nutrients for healthy plant growth are Nitrogen (N), Potassium (K), and Phosphorous (P). […]

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Garlic Planting Season

It’s garlic planting season! This is one of my favourite activities of the year: feeding the soil with goodies, tucking in the cloves, and putting it all to bed before the winter sets in. Garlic is an easy crop for beginners and is one of the first things to sprout in the spring! Soil preparation: […]

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Tiny Tim Tomato Contest

Enter to win a gorgeous self watering planter box from Life Space Projects! All proceeds from the Tiny Tim Tomato Contest support the Edible Garden Project! To enter, purchase your hand built Tiny Tim Tomato Box for $30 at Loutet Farm Gate Sales or through our office (604-987-8138 ext 231). Contest Rules: Post a picture […]

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New Lynn Valley Community Garden

Our friends at the North Shore Community Garden Society are excited to announce their newest community garden in Lynn Valley!  Please share widely. The North Shore Community Garden Society has secured funding for their latest garden at 3590 Mountain Highway, in Lynn Valley.  Garden plots at the Lynn Valley Lions Community Garden will be available […]

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The Multi-Herb Culture Garden

By Emily Jubenvill Food is an obvious way to bring people from different countries and cultures together to build relationships and community, and this year we are translating that into a garden project – the Multi-Herb Culture Garden. With funding from the Vancouver Foundation, this multicultural herb garden at the Queen Mary Community Garden will bring […]