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Seeds you can plant in September

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.
How to save space in your garden with interplanting.

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.

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.
How to grow salad greens all summer long.

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.
It can be challenging to find the time to grow food in a busy urban life. Here a

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.
Mulch your vegetable garden this summer: Tips for urban gardeners

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.
Soaker hoses are very convenient, but under Vancouver’s current stage 3 watering

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.
Harvesting small plants will help your crop grow.

URBAN GARDENING: Save water by harvesting smart, even if it hurts

If you balk at the idea of removing perfectly healthy plants you've got 'harvestphobia' but the smart gardener will get over it.
Caterpillar on a kale plant in the urban vegetable garden

When bugs attack! Five ways to deal with pest damage

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.
Sprinkler in an urban vegetable garden

URBAN GARDENING: Five tips for nurturing thirsty veggies in a heat wave

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.