Monthly Archives: August 2015

“If kids grow kale, kids eat kale!”

Today I planned to blog about collecting rain water, but instead decided to share this inspiring TED talk about community gardening. A must-see for everyone. Thank you to my virtual garden friend Pat for sharing my post on her blog, and thanks to … Continue reading

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Golden honeycomb

Last week when Bryn opened the lid of the hive, the wax in the top layer was saffron yellow. It was rather eye popping, as we are used to seeing a characteristic white or pale yellow honeycomb. I wish I had taken … Continue reading

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Saturday Night at the Strathcona Community Garden

Yesterday evening I accepted my friend’s invitation to visit Strathcona Community Garden. This is the third year that she has had a plot at the garden, and her space contains more food than my garden does. She has a green thumb … Continue reading

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Green Bean Advisory

A green bean advisory has been issued for the lower mainland. To help mitigate the risks of vegetable abundance, residents are advised to pick all beans and zucchinis as early and as small as possible and to consume immediately. Residents are advised to consult … Continue reading

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