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Vancouver  // Posts tagged as "Vancouver"

Berried Treasures

Berried Treasures

Bury a berry bush in your backyard (OK, just the roots) and you’ll have a real treasure. (After all, what good is a pirate hoard if you can’t eat it, right?) Berries are not only delicious and nutritious, they’re easy to grow. And expensive to buy, so growing your own can be a real saving. […]

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Stop and Smell the Roses

Stop and Smell the Roses

It’s excellent advice, but there’s one small catch: if you want to enjoy this delightful activity in the comfort and privacy of your own garden, you must first figure out how to grow said roses. That’s where David Elliott can help. He and Crenagh Elliott have been growing gorgeous roses near Victoria for the past […]

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What’s Growing on Next Door?

What’s Growing on Next Door?

Admit it. You like knowing what your neighbours are up to. Well, some of them are busy creating urban farms. Because the supply of farmland around Victoria is limited and, if we’re going to have enough fresh local food for all, we’re going to have to farm the city too. Find out all about it […]

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24 Jan Posted by in Events, Seedy Saturday | Comments

Why I Like Seedy Saturday

Why I Like Seedy Saturday

See that handsome bit of greenery up above? That’s a Himalayan Sweet Box (or Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis, if you wish to remain on more formal terms) and at last year’s Seedy Saturday one of them lured me across a crowded Conference Centre with its knockout scent and made me buy it. It’s now beginning […]

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