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North Shore Community Garden Society AGM

SAVE THE DATE! The 2011 Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 16th at 7pm. Not only is this a fabulous opportunity to connect with other community gardeners, but north shore garden expert Mike Nassichuk will be speaking on ‘Getting your Veggie Garden Started’! Location details TBA. *For members of the North Shore […]

Pruning for Maximum Fruit Production

Discover the art of fruit tree pruning, Saturday February 12, 1-3:30pm. Call 604-990-3755 to register – workshop costs $5. Workshop Description: Join fruit management expert Kent Mullinix in a pruning refresher. If you’ve done some work with fruit trees before and want to take your skill to the next level, this workshop is for you. […]

Introduction to Backyard Fruit Tree Pruning

Learn the basics of fruit tree pruning, Saturday February 5, 10-11:30am. Call 604-990-3755 to register – workshop costs $5 If you’re looking at your backyard fruit trees and wondering how to help them thrive, join fruit tree expert David Tracey for this hands-on workshop. This session will be outdoors. Please dress appropriately.

Seed Saving on the North Shore

Last week Dan Jason of Salt Spring Island Seeds visited Terra Nova Farm in Richmond to talk about seed saving as a community. The room was packed with people from all over the Lower Mainland interested in what Dan had to say about starting Community Seed Collectives. Recently urban agriculture, food security, and food sovereignty […]

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, […]

Volunteer Orientation Session

Learn all about how the EGP works – and how to get involved! Wednesday, October 13th, 6-7pm. Are you new to the EGP or just haven’t had time to get out and volunteer with us lately? Our new monthly volunteer orientation night will give you a chance to learn about all the great projects the […]

Group Gardening Session

Join us for our First Group Gardening Session at Lillooet Park Community Garden, Saturday October 9th 10am-11:30 The Edible Garden Project has a brand new demonstration plot – our second public garden on the North Shore. We’ll be putting in some hardy crops, cover crops and generally getting the garden ready for it’s first full […]

**DATE CHANGE** GardenSmart Workshop: Seed Saving

Getting Started in your backyard. Call 604-990-3755 to register for this Free workshop. Saturday, September 11 (NEW DATE), 2010 (1:00 to 2:30 pm), John Braithwaite Community Centre, Anchor Room (West 1st Street) Join Heather Johnstone, for an introduction to seed pollination, processing, saving and storage. Learn where to begin – you will leave with simple […]

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 […]

Orchard Work Party

Thursday September 2nd, 5:30pm – 7:30pm We’ve been working hard on the Community Orchard, and our little trees are growing well. This site is a narrow municipal Right of Way running between two private properties that we’re turning into a food producing Orchard! We will be putting the finishing touches on the Orchard before the […]