Tag Archives: composting


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 […]

Queen Mary Compost Bins

GardenSmart Workshop – Backyard Composting: Simple Steps for Beginners

When: Saturday, Sept 14 – 10:00am-11:30am Where: Charros Community Garden Cost: $8.25 Registration Required, please phone: 604-990-3755 Join Elizabeth Leboe for a hands-on opportunity to learn how to compost successfully in your own backyard. Whether you’re starting from scratch or with a slimy, smelly bin, we’ll get you on the right track!This is a hands-on outdoor workshop […]

Photo: North Shore Recycling Program

Green Can Outreach Team Hiring

The City of North Vancouver needs YOU for our Green Can Outreach Team!! The City of North Vancouver is looking for candidates to increase awareness of and participation in the City’s Green Can Collection Program.  Door to door outreach to approximately 6000 homes will be conducted from May 4 to 29, 2013. Residents can now […]

Lillooet Park Community Garden Grand Opening

Come celebrate the completion of this wonderful garden September 17th, 10am-1pm We’ve got lots to celebrate – Lillooet Park Community Garden is the first community garden in the District of North Vancouver, PLUS it was built entirely by volunteer gardeners! This is an outdoor, family friendly event that will take place rain or shine – […]

Group Gardening – Learn on our small urban farm plots

Join Us For A Group Gardening Session, Saturday July 9th, 10am-11:30 OR 1:00pm-2:30pm Come out and learn about what’s happening in the garden this Spring.  (Contact Us for location details).  We will be composting, planting, companion planting, organic pest control, and water wise gardening techniques!  No experience or tools necessary. This is a great way […]