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Compost Critters – Wildlife Week

Join the EGP’s Jason at this Wildlife Week session at the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre! Wednesday March 19, 10:30 am to 11:30 am Get your hands dirty!  Meet red wriggler worms and learn about how they can help make delicious compost for your backyard garden. All Wildlife Week events are by donation. Please come early […]

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Getting Down with Brown: The Secret to Great Compost

This blog post comes to us courtesy of the North Shore Recycling Program. Check out their website for great tips and to connect with a compost expert!   Poor brown, always playing second fiddle to its popular eco-partner, green. When you’re talking sustainability, everyone aspires to greenness. Few are down with being brown. Thankfully, we […]

Group Gardening – Learn on our small urban farm plots

Join Us For A Group Gardening Session, Saturday July 23rd, 10am-11:30 OR 1:00pm-2:30pm Come out and learn about soil and compost today!  (Contact Us for location details).  We will be harvesting, staking tomatoes, and learning about soil nutrients.  No experience or tools necessary. This is a great way to learn about small intensive organic gardening […]

Group Gardening Session

Join us for a Group Gardening Session, Saturday February 26th, 10am-11:30 and 1:00pm-2:30pm Come out and get your hands dirty with other gardeners at our first spring session of the new year.  (Contact Us for location details).  We need your help in waking this garden up for the spring. We’ll be cleaning up the garden […]

Group Gardening – CANCELLED

CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW!! Join us for a Group Gardening Session, Saturday November 20th, 10am-11:30. Come out and get your hands dirty with other gardeners at one of our backyard garden sites on Saturday November 20th (Contact Us for location details).  We need your help getting this garden ready for winter – this will be […]

GardenSmart: Leaves

Love ’em or Leave ’em. Call 604-990-3755 to register for this Free workshop. Wednesday, October 20, 2010 (7:00 to 8:30 pm), Mollie Nye House (940 Lynn Valley Road) Autumn is the one time of year when nature provides us with an abundance of fallen leaves. Whether you save them to add to your compost year-round, […]

Group Gardening Session

Join us for a Group Gardening Session, Saturday September 11th, 10am-11:30 Come out and get your hands dirty with other gardeners in one of our backyard EGP garden sites on Saturday September 11th (Contact Us for location details).  The summer is winding down and we’ll be harvesting all we can while prepping the site for […]