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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July garden update

The Vancouver weather has not been conductive to growing a garden. The sun has been slow to appear this year and instead of warm, bright days, we’ve had a continuation of the dreary grey rain that characterizes most of the year. However, the temperature has slowly inched up the last few weeks and my garden is responding!¬†When we last looked at the garden, my basil had failed, my beans were stagnant...

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Updates: June 17 – 23

CF and I were discussing this morning how great it is that we can harvest our herb garden whenever we like. It can be a challenge to have a garden when you live in the city, but we are really enjoying the fruits of our labor thus far, especially the watercress. On of my friends is part of an organization that works to turn old gas station land into community garden’s. He just opened up applications...

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