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Queen Mary Community Garden GRAND OPENING!

Saturday, June 19th! Join the City of North Vancouver and the Queen Mary Community Garden for a unique afternoon celebration to mark the official opening of the City’s Queen Mary Community Garden. This outdoor, family-friendly event includes lots of fun activities such as a scavenger hunt and face painting for the kids, tours of the […]

Group Gardening Session

Join us for a Group Gardening Session, Saturday June 12th, 10am-11:30 Come out and get your hands dirty with other gardeners in one of our backyard EGP garden sites on Saturday June 12th (Contact Us for location details).  Come out and harvest our bountiful crops, and help with the weeding to keep our garden looking […]

GardenSmart Workshops: Three on May 29!

Three Back-to-Back workshops at Maplewood Farm on Saturday, May 29th. Call 604-990-3755 to register for these Free workshops. 10:30am-12:00pm Home-Grown Veggies: No-Fail Foods for First-Time Urban Farmers Join North Shore Advanced Master Gardener Mike Nassichuk for an introduction to the tastiest and easiest vegetables to grow in your own yard. Nothing is better for the […]

Group Gardening Session

Join us for a Group Gardening Session, Saturday May 29th 10am-11:30 Come out and get your hands dirty with other gardeners in the EGP Demonstration Garden at the Queen Mary Community Garden (W. Keith Road and Mahon). We will be putting in warm season crops, spreading compost and doing LOTS of weeding. No experience necessary […]

The Day of the Honey Bee

This year, for the first time, Beekeepers, B.C. Honey Producers Association, and others in the industry are joining with governments at every level to draw attention to the plight of honeybees and the threat that it represents. The North Shore joins cities across North America to educate about these essential pollinators who contribute an estimated […]

The EGP is HIRING!

A Part time Volunteer and Events Coordinator If you’re looking for part time summer employment where you get to meet lots of great gardeners click here. The EGP is hiring a part time Volunteer Events Coordinator from the end of May until mid October. This is a highly varied, highly flexible, and very fun job! […]

DNV Council to decide Community Garden Location

Monday, May 17th 7pm, DNV Hall (355 W Queen Rd.) Come out and show your support. The North Shore Community Garden Society ‘Lillooet Park Community Garden Proposal’ goes before DNV council Monday, May 17th for final approval.  Show your support by coming out to the meeting. Every council meeting begins with a public input period […]

GardenSmart Workshop: Patio Veggies

Growing Food in Small Spaces, Saturday May 8, 1-2:30pm. Call 604-990-3755 to register. Join Edible Garden Project coordinator Heather Johnstone for an introduction to the flexibility and simplicity of container gardening. From selecting containers, to building soil,  to choosing the best plant varieties, learn how food gardening can be for apartment dwellers, too! This is […]

Group Gardening Session

Join us for a Group Gardening Session, Saturday May 8th, 10am-11:30 Come out and get your hands dirty with other gardeners in one of our backyard EGP garden sites this Saturday (Contact Us for location details). We will be prepping the garden for warm season crops (tomatoes, squash and beans!),  weeding and planting. No experience […]