Gardening

What happens when you plant seeds in November?

Gardening is all about curiosity and creative exploration. Sometimes, I try things that break all the rules, just because it’s fun and interesting. Like planting seeds in November.

What gardeners eat in the fall

The rewards of year-round gardening are truly delicious. At this time of year, there’s plenty to harvest and little maintenance required.

How to plant garlic like a pro [video]

Garlic is an ideal urban crop because it takes up surprisingly little space, and October is the month to plant it. Here's how to grow it in your garden.

Food security is a political issue

Access to healthy and affordable food is one of the most basic things we need to ensure a safe and productive society. The right to food deserves to be an election issue.
September is the time to do a fall garden cleanup.

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.
Row covers can help our vegetable gardens survive fall and winter weather.

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.
Learn to save tomato seeds for next year’s garden.

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.

Ayoudo’s Social Garden connects green thumbs across Vancouver

Local tech startup Ayoudo launches a new initiative to help gardeners across Vancouver to connect via social media this spring.

Justin Bieber, The Eagle, Gnomeo and Juliet, Just Go With It and two youthful visits to Europe

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never is like a backstage pass to hang out with the most famous Canadian on earth. (read more)