Category Archives: InGarden

Starting Line

2024 Season Starts

Ready, Set, Go! It’s April and our new garden season has begun. For volunteer work event, check out our Events page.

Newly sharpened shovels

OK – really the end of season this time!

 Some beautiful weather on November 18th allowed us to squeeze in one more day of work in the garden.  Paul, Michael, Job (pictured here) and Nathan (pictured here) got to…

Empty strings fro our tomato trellis

End of Season 2023

Parkview Neighbourhood Garden concluded yet another successful season. Thanks to our 40+ volunteers of all ages, we grew enough this year to directly donate 470 lbs of food to neighbourhood…

Time for Tomatillos!

By Liz Carman, PNG Volunteer We are growing a large number of tomatillos at Parkview Neighbourhood Garden, and our volunteer Liz is a real afficianado. She harvested and canned up some…

Drop-In Shifts – Come Volunteer with Us

These are the days we have regular volunteer shifts.  Drop in if you can help. We work in light rain but not in heavy rain or thunderstorms. Friday 9:00 -10:30…

Starbucks Thank You

  Thank you to Starbucks Canada for your recent contributions to PNG! This awesome group of Starbucks Canada store and district managers came to help with spring cleanup, picking up stones,…

New Season!

Spring is here, and volunteer work events are up and running! To visit our events page and learn more about upcoming work events, click here.

Leaves spread on garden beds for winter

End of 2022 Season

Our last volunteer event in the garden was October 30, 2022.  We harvested our remaining jerusalem artichokes and prepared our garlic for fall planting.  We ended with a celebration pot…

Starbucks Grounds for your Garden program

Starbucks Thank You

Big thank-you to our neighbourhood Starbucks location at Yonge and Parkhome for saving up and donating coffee grounds to our garden, as part of their Grounds for the Garden program….

Garlic prepped for distribution

Garlic’s Epic Journey to The Table

It takes 9 months of work to get garlic to the table. We plant in October, weed and water and protect it until July, harvest it, cure it and then…