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My Plot at Carling Heights Community Garden

After a couple of months I have learned a lot about having a garden and the work that goes into the care and maintenance.  I have already grown a new appreciation for farmers, and the easy access most of us  have to fresh food – that most of us take advantage of.  My eyes have been opened. The ‘sad’ eggplants […]

First Harvest from my Rookie Garden

What a way to spend Canada Day – my first ever harvest from my first ever community garden plot! Food tastes so much better when its grown yourself!

The “Gardening Rookie”

After my first year at the LCRC, I was inspired to step into the wonderful world of gardening that I had learned so much about!  I knew it was going to be a lot of work, and would require extreme TLC, but I felt determined and settled on a lovely plot at the Carling Heights community garden.  I just moved […]

Play in the dirt with the LCRC!

The LCRC is excited to announce a Children’s Gardening Program this summer at the Thames Park Community Garden and the East London Community Garden. These gardens will be places in which children and their families can learn about growing healthy food and interacting in positive ways with nature.

Guest Post: Youth in the Garden – Crouch Neighbourhood Resource Centre IV

The Crouch Youth continue their success in the garden. Have a look at their harvest and hear their impressions of the experience. Cucumber Today I found a cucumber in our garden close to the squash. It is not ready but I am sure it will be ready by the end of next week! Squash Our squash has been growing very […]