Monthly Archives: July 2011

Whats Struggling

The big okra plant in the front is our third planting, the seeds for the large one were started in a green house. The little plant behind it was started at home and then transplanted. You can see the difference. … Continue reading

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What’s Growing

This little tomato is one that self seeded from last year and seems to be hardier than a few of the ones that we bought. Even though it was later coming up it seems to be catching up to the … Continue reading

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Under Attack

All this wet overcast weather and the Aphids are having a feast on our Edible Flower Garden :(. Let the sun shine! You can see the aphids on the stems of the borage flowers. Spent an hour squishing and cleaning … Continue reading

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About the Caring Community Project

Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House is an innovative, dynamic non-profit organization that works to empower our Vancouver Eastside community through a wide-range of community   programs and services. http://www.froghollow.bc.ca/ We invite your involvement  and  support in Creating Compassionate Children and a … Continue reading

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Queen Anne’s Lace?

We had this growing in our garden but got removed to make room for something else. Does anybody recognize it? I am thinking Queen Anne’s Lace? Can anyone confirm if indeed it was Queen Anne’s Lace?

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Surprise!

Last Friday I came to the garden to find extra plants (Swiss chard) that had materialized overnight! A few emails later and I still didn’t know who had planted them.  Saturday I stopped by the garden early and one of … Continue reading

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Fast, easy, homemade soup

Submitted on 2011/07/07 at 7:54 pm Soup Tips: While chatting with some seniors at the park we were discussing homemade soups. One senior commented she did not like the taste of canned or frozen soups. She liked to make fresh … Continue reading

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Early mornings at the Garden

Early mornings in the park on a beautiful day, joggers out early, seniors doing tai chi. People stopping by to comment on the garden. Very peaceful. Trimmed up the herb garden. Apple Mint is growing strong. A woman stopped by … Continue reading

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Edible Flower Salad…Yum

Used the flowers from our edible flower garden in a salad, looked beautiful and tasted great.  Had it with a rose flavored vinaigrette. Consensus was…yummy!

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July 2-Changes

Who knew Borage grew to 4 feet…not me  🙂 and those nasturtiums…wow…taking over…but boy are they tasty, yummy in a salad as are the borage  and calendula flowers. Lemon Balm, elecampane, yarrow, apple mint, valerian is in there too. Transplanted … Continue reading

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