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Mulch your vegetable garden this summer: Tips for urban gardeners
Jul 26th, 2015
Mulch is one of our most powerful tools to save water during Vancouver's tight watering restrictions.
Soaker hoses are very convenient, but under Vancouver’s current stage 3 watering
Jul 20th, 2015
With unprecedented watering restrictions in effect, figuring out how much is enough can be challenging when it comes to growing food.
Harvesting small plants will help your crop grow.
Jul 12th, 2015
If you balk at the idea of removing perfectly healthy plants you've got 'harvestphobia' but the smart gardener will get over it.
Photo of Charlene by Robin Weidner
Jul 9th, 2015
Khatsahlano is the first event to host the Binner Event Program that aims to raise innovative economic opportunities for one of the city's most marginalized communities.
Caterpillar on a kale plant in the urban vegetable garden
Jul 5th, 2015
Insects play important roles in our ecosystems. But sometimes, pests can get out of hand. Our role as gardeners is to understand what bug attacks are telling us, and then gently guide them away.
Jun 30th, 2015
Whether in a single-serving bowl or a week's worth in a box, Chef Andrea Carlson connects communities through garden-fresh food.
Crowds wave the red-and-white at a Canada Day parade in downtown Vancouver.
Jun 29th, 2015
Nurturing nationalism: Free concerts, pick-up street hockey, a public-participatory parade and fireworks are all part of the package.
Sprinkler in an urban vegetable garden
Jun 28th, 2015
Gardening gives us a front-row seat to changes in climate and weather. With this summer’s high temperatures, we need to keep our plants irrigated and also avoid wasting water. Here's how.
Starting our winter vegetable seeds.
Jun 23rd, 2015
By growing food year-round — not just in the spring and summer — we can significantly increase our food resiliency. The catch is that we need to start our winter gardens at the height of summer.
Urban gardener Rebecca Cuttler and her bumper crop of vegetables
Jun 16th, 2015
Rebecca Cuttler commutes to her food-giving plot and shares the wealth of local gardening info in her new weekly column, Abundant City.