Urban Gardening

Something As Simple As A Kitchen Garden Can Lift An Entire Family

Megan Radford | Posted 10.18.2016 | Canada Impact
Megan Radford

I was reminded of my dad's carefully tended garden when we visited a community on the outskirts of the city of Cochabamba. Outside many of the homes we saw were small squares of flourishing green produce. These gardens provide not only sustenance for the whole family, but a source of income.

We Don't Talk Enough About Backyard Safety

Carson Arthur | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada Living
Carson Arthur

According to the CPSC (Consumer Products Safety Commission), a majority of the injuries that happen in the outdoors are related to the tools that we use and the lack of proper gear when we are using them.

21 Pots And Planters That Make The Perfect Addition To Your Garden

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 06.23.2016 | Canada Living

Get gardening!

Tips For Growing Great Organic Tomatoes

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 05.09.2016 | Canada Living
Nikki Fotheringham

I'm not talking about those scraggly little bushes that manage a few insipid fruits that the bugs get to first. I'm talking big booty tomatoes that are bursting with flavour and juice. Growing your own tomatoes can be really rewarding and, if you keep it organic, the taste will blow your mind!

Gardening Newbie? 5 Expert Tips To Get You Started

Christy Brissette, MSc, RD | Posted 04.26.2016 | Canada Living
Christy Brissette, MSc, RD

Spring is finally here -- and so is time to dig in the garden! 'Tis the season for planting beets, radishes, herbs and baby greens.

9 Easy Ways To Start An Awesome Urban Garden

YPNextHome | Posted 03.03.2016 | Canada Living
YPNextHome

Urban gardeners and green thumbs from around the world have united on the Internet to deliver awesome options and ways for urbanites to start wonderful, space-saving urban gardens that provide us with essential nutrients and fit into tight living spaces.

Urban Gardening Transforms Dead City Space Into Clean Fresh Produce

Capt. Trevor Greene | Posted 02.01.2016 | Canada Business
Capt. Trevor Greene

David Gingera started Citigrow "to try and solve many of the problems with our current food systems by utilizing urban agriculture," he says. Initially, the idea was to sell products to help people grow food in cities. As Gingera did his due diligence, he became interested in the benefits in turning what is essentially dead land into vegetable plots.

Use Your Lawn To Grow Food, Not Manicure

Jillian Doucette | Posted 06.04.2016 | Canada Impact
Jillian Doucette

As North Americans, we obsess over lawns--millions and millions of acres of them. We spend time, money and effort to maintain their perfection. In your own yard, you can slowly stage the replacement of grass with food gardens. Or complete the transition all at once.

20 Things All Gardeners Would Love To Have

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 06.12.2015 | Canada Living

The sun is shining and the weather is warming up which means gardening season is off to a great start. Whether you have a huge yard or an itty-bitt...

CP Rail Begins Clearing Beloved Vancouver Gardens

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Community gardeners scrambled to harvest their vegetables and flowers ahead of bulldozer that mowed down years of devotion and hard work a...

Your Guide To Urban Gardening

Posted 09.24.2013 | Canada Living

Fragrant flowers and leafy green plants have an amazing ability to brighten up any yard or outdoor space, turning it from blah to beautiful, meh to ma...

When To Water Your Plants: Should You Garden In The Morning Or Evening?

CP | Lois Abraham, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada Style

TORONTO - The hot days of summer have settled into many areas of the country. Add a lack of rain into the mix and gardens are wilting under the soarin...

Autumn Gardening: Expert Tips For The Perfect Fall Garden

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada Style

For many, fall is a season to rake leaves, carve pumpkins and prepare for the winter ahead. But living in Canada, we are lucky to have four seasons th...