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Summer still simmers, out at Colony Farms

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Dancing in the Rain, out at Burnaby’s Village Museum

We’ve spent much of the past week digging out, moving and building our new plots at the┬áColony Farms Community Gardens. It’s been hard work whipping the garden into shape, but it will pay off in produce this summer making it … Continue reading

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The Summer of Dahlias

We’ve had some fantastic weather this summer in Metro Vancouver. Soaking in more sun than usual. The tomatoes are plump, laden with fruit. The roses are in bud ready for yet another resurgence this summer, and the fall flowers are … Continue reading

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Tomato Season has Arrived!

Tomato season has begun! Although in the coming weeks we’ll be swimming in this tasty summer treat, currently every ripened tomato has to be fought for, tooth and nail. In this case I did not come out a winner. I … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Digging Out at Colony Farms

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Raggedy Ann, Bringing the Sparkle to Colony Farms

Last week I posted a photo from Colony Farms of the Maestro scarecrow that one of the members of the community garden created. I love the music man, he rocks the garden. Well this week I’m sharing another fantastic scarecrow … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The Music Man of Colony Farms

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Playing in the Puddles at Colony Farms.

On the last Colony Farms update we were just getting started. There was a lot of weeding to do. Removal of invasives and dancing with buttercup. It was fierce. So a couple weeks on where do we stand? Well we … Continue reading

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Colony Farms: My Plot in the Sun!

I got a very exciting email a few weeks back. My name had finally made the top of the oh-so-very-long waiting list for a plot at Colony Farms Community Garden. I am very excited to be gardening in one of … Continue reading

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