Archive for Community Gardens

Sun Set at Colony Farm Gardens

| April 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

We worked at the garden this evening from 18:30 to 20:00 PM. We removed three wheelbarrows of weeds and planted bush beans and snap peas. I also made a simple raised bed on one side of my plot with used woods abandoned by someone. The plot looks nicer and neater with raised bed. And when […]

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How to Start a New Community Garden

| October 3, 2010 | 0 Comments

The demand for community gardens has never been greater, but before you start turning over the sod there are some things you’ll want to think about. Based on Community Services, Social Planning, City of Vancouver, this page provides an overview of how you can proceed to plan a community garden: Finding Garden Space Determining Who […]

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Why should You Join Community Gardens?

| October 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Gardening is the second most popular form of physical activity in Canada, just behind walking as the top physical activity. Recent statistics from the Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute show that 48 per cent of adults enjoy being physically active through gardening. If you’d like to do some gardening but don’t live in a […]

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Vegetable and Herbs in Community Gardens

| October 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

There have been a lot of variety in the community gardens. Below is a list of vegetable and herbs that people normally plant in there community gardens. Artichokes Leeks Tomatoes Arugula Lettuce Watercress Asparagus Marigolds Basil Beans Mustard Greens Bay Leaf Broccoli Okra Chives Brussels Sprouts Onions Cilantro Cabbage Snow Peas Dill Carrots Peppers Lemongrass […]

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What is Community Garden?

| October 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

A community garden is a single piece of land gardened collectively by a group of people. Community gardens are parcels of land divided into small plots for local residents to grow their own flowers, fruit and vegetables. Community gardens owe their existence to the energy of residents. Community gardens provide fresh produce and plants as […]

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Welcome to the Community Gardens!

| September 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Come work together to grow vegetables and fruit in this unique organic community garden. Everyone is welcome. All year round, gardeners and their families exchange a wealth of knowledge, gain food skills, share fresh produce, and find friendship and community at the Community Garden. No experience is necessary.

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