District of North Vancouver Community Garden

Open House: Thurs. April 29, 5-7pm Jaycee House (1251 Lillooet Rd.) The North Shore Community Garden Society has been awarded a grant to develop the District’s first official community garden. They are proposing a portion of West Lillooet Park (east of Old Lillooet Rd and just north of the Holiday Inn) as the location for […]

Group Gardening Session

Join us for a Group Gardening Session, Saturday April 24th 10am-11:30 Come out and get your hands dirty with other gardeners in one of our EGP garden sites (Contact Us for location details). We will be getting the garden ready for the season, spreading compost,  weeding and planting potatoes, lettuce, perennials and more! No experience […]

GardenSmart Workshop: Home-Grown Veggies – FULL

No-Fail Foods for First-Time Urban Farmers, Wednesday April 14, 7-8:30pm. Call 604-990-3755 to register. Join North Shore Advanced Master Gardener Mike Nassichuk for an evening introduction to the tastiest and easiest vegetables to grow in your own yard. Nothing is better for the environment or your palate than a “zero mile diet”, and Mike will […]

Group Gardening Session – Bonus!

Join us for an EXTRA Group Gardening Session, Saturday April 10th 10am-11:30 We generally have our group gardening sessions on the last Saturday of every month, but we’ve added an extra one this spring. Come out to work with other gardeners in one of our EGP garden sites (Contact Us for location details). We will […]

GardenSmart Workshop: Patio Veggies – FULL

Growing Food in Small Spaces, Thursday April 8, 7-8:30pm. 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 […]


Edible Garden Project Fundraiser!

Support the EGP for three tuesdays in march by eating ethical pizza. The Rocky Mountain Flatbread Company (1255 Lynn Valley Road) has offered to donate 10% of food sales on: Tuesday March 9th Tuesday March 16th Tuesday March 30th Dine at Rocky Mountain Flatbread between 6-9pm and not only do you get a delicious meal […]

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GardenSmart Workshop: Seed Starting – FULL

Sowing your Summer Veggie Garden, Sunday March 28, 1-2:30pm. Call 604-990-3755 to register Join gardening expert Arzeena Hamir for an afternoon demystifying the process of growing your own plants from seed. Choose from flowers or vegetables and pot up some seeds to take home, grow on and plant out! This is an indoor workshop, but […]

Group Gardening Session

Saturday March 27th, 10am-noon Join us for our second Group Gardening Session of 2010. Spring has officially arrived, and it is time to start planting. We will continue to prepare one of the Edible Garden Project sites. For information and location details, please contact: Group gardening sessions happen on the last Saturday of every […]

Sharing Backyards

Connecting Gardeners with Garden Space Spring is springing, and gardeners are itching to get their hands in the soil – the problem is that many north shore gardeners don’t have any soil to work in! If you’ve got garden space to share, or are looking for space, check out City Farmer’s ‘Sharing Backyards‘ website. Here […]

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GardenSmart Workshop: Garden Preparation

Waking Up Your Garden for Spring, Sunday March 14, 1-2:30pm. Call 604-990-3755 to register Join HotBeds organic gardener Sharon Hanna for an interactive session to help you get your ornamental and food gardens ready for spring. Bring your questions about dealing with mulch, creating new garden beds, feeding the soil and tending overwintered plants. This […]