Ms. Chu’s Grade 2 Class from McKee Public School : Super Volunteers!

A group of grade 2 students from McKee Public School have volunteered at PNG for the past two months. They started in the garden on earth day and took away 3…

Bright daisies along the curb

In the Garden: Beautiful Blooms June 12, 2015

Beautiful pics of what’s blooming in the garden! Our wonderful selection of herbs: Promises of wonderful fruit to come! Almost ready to harvest! We have flowers too! Other things in…

painting rocks

In the Garden: Rock On! June 5, 2015

Just rocking along… More painted rocks for our Children’s Hand Garden!

"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,…


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…


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…

Prepping Vegetables

PNG Visit to Gibson House March 7, 2015

18 members of PNG met with two interpreters from Gibson House on March 7, 2015. We started in the kitchen where we chopped and mixed to make soda bread baked…