Monthly Archives: May 2015

"A" frames

In the Garden: May 29 to May 31, 2015

We’ve been very busy this past weekend planting away!  Thanks so much to all of our volunteers for helping out!  Anyone is welcome to join us at any of our…

Selling Plants

In the Garden: May 23 to May 24, 2015 Doors Open

It was a lovely weekend in the garden with the sun shining and lots of planting activity. Our neighbours at John McKenzie House participated in Toronto’s annual Doors Open event,…

lilacs

Working in the Garden from May 16 – May 22, 2015

We have had a very busy week in the garden.  McKee EcoKids have planted peas and volunteers have planted everything from parsley to kale! There is still more planting to…

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Compost Arrival May 9, 2015

Compost arrived this week, so several volunteers spent Saturday morning shoveling compost into wheelbarrows and dumping it onto garden beds. The rest of the volunteers continued with the weeding. There’s…

Compost as a result of Harvesting

Harvesting Compost May 2, 2015

Green plus brown plus heat plus moisture = compost We start with organic matter such as vegetable and fruit peels, leaves and stems.  We add fallen leaves and a handful…

Soil Preparation in South Garden

Soil Preparation May 2, 2015

The first event of the growing season was held on Saturday, May 2 – soil preparation. Although we didn’t get compost delivered during the week by the City as we…