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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…

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…

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…

North York Front Yard Grden Contest

2014 North York Front Yard Garden Contest

We won! Parkview Neighbourhood Garden received an Award of Distinction in the 2014 North York Front Yard Garden Contest in the Non-Residential category. Congratulations to everyone whose vision, hard work, and…

Ontario Beekeepers launched a lawsuit against Bayer and Syngenta

                      This morning the Ontario Beekeepers launched a lawsuit against Bayer and Syngenta – the manufacturers of bee killing neonicotinoid…

Training the next generation of volunteers

Volunteers of All Ages

Training the next generation of volunteers