Spotlight on Sustainability: Boulevard Gardening

Finding space to garden can be tough. Boulevard gardening can change that. “Boulevards” are the grassy strips of city-owned land that you can find between a property and the street. Many streets in Victoria have them. While in the past the city has cared for these strips of grass, or expected adjacent property owners to […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability: Compost Education Centre

Committed to educating CRD residents about compost and ecological gardening, the Compost Education Centre is a gem of a resource. Their workshops–many even offered for free– as well as their school programming provide valuable information to gardeners of any kind. Found in Fernwood at 1216 North Park St., “It’s an oasis in the middle of […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability: Kids Garden Club

The Gardens at HCP, a local favourite gardening hot-spot, has brought back their popular Kids Garden Club for its third year. Once a month, children of all ages (and their parents) are welcome to join the team at the gardens for a morning of learning and fun. “Our two hour sessions provide time to actively […]

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