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Drought tolerant plants for Vancouver

Posted on: October 27, 2015 | Posted in Climate, Vancouver

This past summer was a real tester for a plant’s ability to withstand drought conditions. With no significant rainfall since spring, and water restrictions in full force for most of the summer, it’s interesting to see which plants were able to cope, and which weren’t. I captured some shots of how plants did throughout the […]

Spring has Arrived in Vancouver – it’s time to apply a spring mulch

Posted on: March 29, 2015 | Posted in Vancouver, Mulch, Spring

Spring has arrived early this year in Vancouver. The perennials are starting to peek above the soil, buds are getting ready to burst, and yes, weeds are already upon us. These signs tell us that the growing season has begun, and with that, it’s a great time to apply a spring mulch to garden beds.

Chewed up lawn? Could be Chafer Beetle Damage

Posted on: March 25, 2015 | Posted in Vancouver, Chafer Beetle

Does your lawn look like it has been chewed up and left for dead? You may have an infestation of Chafer Beetle

Children’s Gardening Workshops 2015

Posted on: March 9, 2015 | Posted in Vancouver, Children, Workshop

I will be running a series of children’s gardening workshops at City Farmer in Kitsilano starting this spring.

Forsythias are Blooming in Vancouver

Posted on: March 3, 2015 | Posted in Vancouver, Spring

Early Spring brings Forsythias out to bloom. Time to get the pruners out.