August Garden Update

Garden Update, homegrown, gardening at home, gardening
Another month of summer down means another month of gardening has passed us by.  Last month, we showed off our new community garden and the seedlings and plants that we had in the ground. This month, Vancouver has had a long bout of sunny, warm weather, followed recently by some cooler showers.  This can only mean one thing – harvest time! New Community Garden Despite the monstrous tomato jungle...

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July Garden Update

new community garden, Garden Update, gardening, produce, grow your own
Our June garden results were a bit of a mixed bag.  We had a lot of seedlings that were a bit late getting into the ground and other seedlings that didn’t quite get enough plant food.  It’s been almost nothing but sun in Vancouver lately though – prime growing weather!  So how does July stack up so far?  Well… New community garden The new garden is soooooo beautiful!  I’m...

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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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Planning our 2013 Vegetable Garden

Garden recap, Vegetable Garden, grow your own, vegetables, gardening, community planting
This past week in Vancouver, I broke out a dress for the first time in 2013.  It was a beautiful, warm and sunny day – the kind of day that fools visitors into thinking that Vancouver is bright and cheery all the time.  😉  It reminded me that it is about time to start thinking about gardening again. Our 2012 vegetable garden One mistake that novice gardeners tend to make is to plant incompatible...

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