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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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happiness surrounds me

Here are a few of my favorite happy moments:)

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It’s getting ready to harvest at our garden!!!!

Hello Neighbours! Last Wednesday at Clinton Park….. We thinned out the Strawberry and Calendula in our garden bed, and we found some beautiful ripe strawberries hiding around the Calendula! And some more strawberries are going to be ready to eat for next week!!   … Continue reading

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Thank you Ayaka for this Blog comment and all your wonderful help! Hello our neighbours! Last Wednesday at Clinton Park, we got a lot of sea soil to put our garden!  Thank you Figaros Garden for the discount! We filled up … Continue reading

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A Post from our Garden volunteer Ayaka, thank you Ayaka for leading the garden program. Hello Our neighbours!! It’s time to plant healthy vegetable and delicious smelly herbs for your kitchen!!! You don’t know how to plant? Don’t worry!!! We … Continue reading

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just love gardening, I think it’s contagious!

Todays work party at Clinton Park, many plans were made as we sifted out some old plants and made room for more. Today we planted more of the EYA seedlings and left room for future tomatoes, corn and cucumber. After … Continue reading

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Herb & Spice Uses Chart

I found this and pilfered it from the Homestead Survival Blog at http://homesteadsurvival.blogspot.ca/   an interesting blog with lots of tips

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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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Forewarned is Forearmed: Veggies Owned by Monsanto

from http://www.agardenforthehouse.com/2012/02/forewarned-is-forearmed-veggie-varieties-owned-by-monsanto/ IF YOU ARE THE KIND OF GARDENER who buys vegetable seeds or seedlings (including tomato plants) from a local garden center, as I sometimes do, beware the varieties you select. Otherwise, you could very well be putting money into … Continue reading

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Pesticides…Roundup…The Real Story

The “Biodegradable” Weed Killer that Wasn’t… The public’s appreciation of the toxicity of glyphosate is rather limited. The fact that Monsanto marketed Roundup as “environmentally friendly” and “biodegradable” may have quite a bit to do with this general lack of … Continue reading

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