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How to do a fall garden cleanup
September is the time to do a fall garden cleanup. By clearing space, we’ll prevent disease and be able to make room for the last of the season’s plantings, like garlic and broad beans.
Sep 20th, 2015
Why your garden needs row covers
Row covers can go a long way towards helping our vegetable gardens survive fall and winter weather. With just a few supplies from a hardware store, you can create an effective crop protection system.
Sep 13th, 2015
URBAN GARDENING: How to save tomato seeds
Did you grow great tomatoes this year? Find an extra-tasty variety at the farmer’s market? Learn to save the seeds for next year’s garden.
Sep 6th, 2015
URBAN GARDENING: Seeds you can plant in September
Fall is around the corner, but the gardening season is far from over for committed urban food growers. Here’s the lowdown on seeds you can plant in September.
Aug 30th, 2015
URBAN GARDENING: Interplanting makes the most of small food gardens [VIDEO]
Urban gardens are small by definition. Here’s how to save space in your garden with interplanting.
Aug 22nd, 2015
URBAN GARDENING: Condo living no barrier to being a city farmer
In an expensive city like Vancouver, many gardeners commute to their plots. Here are tips for gardening by bike and bus.
Aug 16th, 2015
BALCONY GARDENING: How to grow a steady supply of salad greens
The short shelf life of those grocery-store salad mixes is good reason to stagger-plant your own to pick fresh.
Aug 8th, 2015
URBAN GARDENING: Five useful tips to save time growing food
Like emails, dusting and dishes, it often feels like the moment you’ve completed your tasks, they start to pile up all over again.
Aug 3rd, 2015
URBAN GARDENING: Why mulching those veggies is a must in a drought
Mulch is one of our most powerful tools to save water during Vancouver's tight watering restrictions.
Jul 26th, 2015
URBAN GARDENING: Stage 3 water restrictions a food-grower's challenge
With unprecedented watering restrictions in effect, figuring out how much is enough can be challenging when it comes to growing food.
Jul 20th, 2015