Tag Archives: Clinton Park Experiential Garden

Youth Hands at Work

Last Thursday we had 12 youth engaged at transplanting kale seedlings, lettuce, and harvest kale seed pods. The seeds from the pods were planted directly in the soil- it was an amazing experience for them for they never saw just … Continue reading

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Memories of the Garden

In Clinton Park the Pink Poppies Grow…. Continue reading

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Late Blossoming Photo’s

During the summer, I have been lucky enough to participate in Frogs In the Park with Family Programs from Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House. It gets very busy at Clinton Park Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through July and August, with program and community families coming … Continue reading

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Helping Hands …Winter Garden

On Thursday we had lots of little helping hands putting in seedlings for our winter garden. Eva Aboud, from Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House and one of the leaders for Frogs in the Park- a program run by Frog Hollow, showed … Continue reading

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Vegi’s, Vegi’s and More Vegi’s

Our little tiny Okra that we thought wasn’t going to do anything..is! Okra usually grows anywhere from 3-6 feet or more, ours…well it has struggled this year with the cold and then found itself dwarfed by the tomato plant that … Continue reading

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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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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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