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Bee Friendly Poster for BeeFriendly Garden Blitz (1)

Beefriendly Garden Blitz – Call for Volunteers

  Come on out and support the Native Bee Conservation Society.  Help our native pollinators! DATE: Sunday, October 20 TIME: 10 am to 3 pm (hot lunch served at noon) WHERE: BeeFriendly Demonstration Garden @ Gerry’s Garden site 14th Street and Rufus Avenue, North Van WHAT: Remove some plants and replace with bee-friendly plants and/or […]

Welcome Spring!

By Lianne Shyry As an urban beekeeper in the City of North Vancouver, I am often asked by gardeners what they can plant to attract beneficial insects, mainly pollinators. The more pollinators frequenting your yard will increase the yields on fruit trees and veggie gardens that you may already be growing. Unfortunately, in the last […]

GardenSmart Workshop: Buzz! The Fascinating World of Honey Bees!

When: Saturday, Mar 09 – 1:00pm-2:30pm Where: Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre Cost: $8.25 Registration Required, please phone: 604-990-3755 Interested in learning more about the fascinating world of a Honey Bee? Join Beekeeper Lianne Shyry as she delves into what it takes to manage honeybee hives. The GardenSmart Workshop Series is jointly presented by the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, the […]

Community Consultation – Honey Bees at Loutet Farm

We are considering installing two specially designed bear proof honey bee hives at Loutet Farm. We want the community’s opinion on this plan and are providing an opportunity to for people to share their concerns or support for the project as well as having questions answered. The Community Consultation will be held on March 8th, […]

Seed Bombs & Movie Night

This is going to be a fun one! When: Thursday August 1st at 7pm. For mission details and coordinates email Emily at emily@EdibleGardenProject.com Seed bombs, popcorn, and a great documentary – what more could you ask for!  Seed bombs are a tool often used for guerrilla gardening, but you can use them in your own […]

Building Urban Garden Blitz

The Table Matters Working Group on increasing residential food production is launching Building Urban Garden (BUG) Blitzes –  a new initiative that enables neighbours to help each other build new food gardens. Check out the first BUGBlitz! You are invited to join us on Wednesday July 6th (5:30pm-7:30pm) for our first official Building Urban Gardens […]