Spring Gillard

Little Lost Zucchini

I went to water my sad little garden the other night. I have reseeded so many times this year I have lost count. It looks like the only thing I’m growing is soil. The gluttonous bamboo thriving on the other side of the fence is eating and drinking on my side. Nothing will grow on […]

Primula Auricula

Tonight we say farewell to Alison, one of our founding members at the community garden to which I belong. After decades of service on the board and tending some of our most beautiful common areas, Alison will be moving to the Island. We’re having a potluck bash to send her off to her new life.


Torn Between Two Gardens

Finally, after being on numerous waiting lists for a couple of years, I now have my own plot in a community garden. The Pine Street Community Garden is one of the gardens along the railway tracks in Kitsilano. It has a community orchard as well. I selected my plot last Sunday. A little work to […]