June Garden Update

Community Garden, balcony garden, garden update, taking care of plants, tips on growing plants
After a busy month getting planters ready and seedlings in, we settled into June to watch our assorted plants grow.  I have to admit, I’ve been less diligent with my plants this year – work has been very busy and with Brian away at his wine course each weekend, I haven’t had the motivation to drag myself out to the garden.  Nonetheless, we’ve made a bit of progress.   New...

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August garden update

It’s finally gotten warm and sunny here in Vancouver, BC. That means good times are coming for my garden, right? Well let’s see…! First, the balcony plants!   The Beans – … Seriously? After the toxic mushroom incident, I changed out much of the soil in the bean planter. As a result, the beans have gotten taller and more bean-like. A few flowers bloomed. And then…...

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Gardening on the balcony

Gardening, grow your own, balcony garden, balcony gardening
It’s been about four weeks since Brian and I started up the balcony garden.  We knew that it would be tough – our balcony is large but north-facing so there isn’t a lot of sun exposure.  But at the same time, we didn’t want to be discouraged.  There’s also a lot of great resources available online for those who are interested in small space gardening. Well, the initial...

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