Category Archives: Vegetable Garden

Summer still simmers, out at Colony Farms

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Inspiring a Community into the Garden

The Inspiration Garden in Coquitlam is growing. This year additional raised beds were added where they grow & harvest fresh produce for the Share Food Bank. In addition to the new growing space, the beginning of a Greenhouse has been erected … 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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Rainy Days are Made for Patio Gardens

It’s been rather wet as of late. Luckily on even the rainiest days I can spend time working in my patio garden. Come along and see whats in bloom!

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Sparking my Creativity with Hometalk!

I have a new addiction, and its better than Pintrest. What?! You heard me. I know your a crafter like me, a gardener, an artist or simply someone trying to express your personality through your living space. If that explains … Continue reading

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Recycled Seed Starters

Get Growing! Seed starting doesn’t have to be complicated or cost a lot of money. Seeds are cheap and with a quality seed starting soil you’ve got all you need, well almost. Seed trays are invaluable, and I’ve already put … Continue reading

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Growing with Home Harvest Farms

February is full of potential. Here on the cusp of spring everything is still possible. The to-do list is ever expanding, and the unrealistic still seems, well….. realistic. Your spring cleaning plans? They hold a high probability of completion.  Painting the … Continue reading

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Reason #531 to visit a local pumpkin patch

Prepping the yard for fall, I couldn’t help but get into the season by planting some pumpkins. Although I tend to stray from mums, I couldn’t resist this combo, and neither should you. This fall project couldn’t be simpler. I … Continue reading

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Reformed Flower Pickers Unite!

Yes, I am a reformed flower picker, but even in my hay day I had nothing on this little garden bug. My littlest garden helper is also quite keen to help herself to any veggies within reach. Tomatoes, cucumber & … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The Music Man of Colony Farms

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