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Loutet Tomato Varieties!

Loutet Tomato Varieties!

This year we’ve gone bananas with our tomato seedlings!  We have so many varieties available, our neighbour Trixi had the wonderful suggestion to make this list available for anyone who wants to learn about their plant or decide what they want to grow before the market!   Most varieties are VINE or INDETERMINATE, which means they can grow […]


Maplewood Update!

Wow – I must say, it is hard to believe a few months have passed since we wrote about our seedling area at Maplewood Farm. Now our growing season is in full swing and much of it is due to the early start we get by using the greenhouse at Maplewood Farm.  The farm is actually […]

What Spring should look like in the tent!

Our Seedling Area at Maplewood Farm

Sometime last year, Leslie observed that there is an “invisible” element to some of what we do on the EGP farms.  A big one is our seedling and transplant production takes place at Maplewood Farm. For the last few years, we’ve partnered with Maplewood Farm to use their glass greenhouse for our Spring propagation area. […]

Teaching session

Group Gardening – Thursdays

Each Group Gardening session starts with a mini “workshop” on what we’ll be doing that day in the garden. Then we’ll get to work, and the hands on application. Participants range from the very experienced to the never-gardened-before – everyone is welcome! We provide basic tools and work gloves, but if you have your own […]


Loutet Farm Workbee

Loutet Farm Workbee Wednesday, October 30th 5pm – 7pm Join us at Loutet Farm, the whole community is welcome! We will have tools and gloves available for you to use and no experience is necessary. Who knows what Farmer Gavin will have in store for us?! If this will be your first workbee then come […]

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 […]