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The Potato Bins

The potatoes planted in our bins of coconut weir have now sprouted! 

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Bulb Planting at Como Lake Park

Coquitlam’s Park Spark program is hosting a community bulb planting event at Como Lake Park on Thursday, October 23 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Neighbours, school groups and local businesses are encouraged to stop by Como Lake Park to help … Continue reading

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Bringing Wilderness Into a Suburban Garden

For many years, gardening has meant bringing order to nature by designing outdoor spaces to feature boxed-in plants and flowerbeds, clearly defined pathways and well-tended bushes and trees.  But there has been a movement of late to work with Mother … Continue reading

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A Couple of Urban Gardening Ideas

A simple addition to your patio planter can be chives; amazingly beautiful when added yo your urban gardening routine and also very useful in your kitchen. For example, this beautiful planter has chives growing in it and foodies know that … Continue reading

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Apple Trees to Replace Ornamental Trees on City Streets?

One thing that I got to wondering about today was, why do cities plant ornamental trees instead of apple trees along their streets? Okay, the cherry blossoms are beautiful in the spring for the couple of weeks that they are … Continue reading

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100 Foot Diet Update

Because the kids are out playing in the tent I set up in the backyard, I have a couple more minutes to share a SECOND blog post with you, yes two in one day!! SO here is a pictorial update on our … Continue reading

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