Category Archives: Planting

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Part Two: Starting a Garden

By Michel Klamph   If you followed my instructions in my previous post, you probably have some seedlings sprouting by now.    Sprouting Once you see your herbs sprouting, take…

Joan Steele

Remembering Joan Steele

By: Nan Davey Two years ago this month, we lost a friend and loyal volunteer to cancer.  Her name was Joan Steele. Joan was an experienced and dependable volunteer.  I…

Instagram instructional videos

Part One: Starting a Garden

By Michel Klamph As I watch the city crews remove the snow from the recent blizzard off the street outside my window, I can’t help but think about spring and…

PNG in Late Fall

2021 Season Recap

        Parkview Neighbourhood Garden’s 2021 season is coming to an end.  Working under COVID restrictions for a second year, a small band of volunteers planted, watered. weeded…

Cabbage

Summer 2021 Harvest Update

   Some strange weather this year has meant some items are growing well, and others are getting a slow start. Already Harvested Asparagus Rhubarb Strawberries Garlic Potatoes Kohlrabi Snow peas Currants…

Collection of food being donated

That’s a Lot of Food!

Mid-August and we have already donated 320 pounds of food to our two recipient community groups: Willowdale Neighbourlink, who distributes the produce in their food boxes to families in our…

Painted stones and plant markers Spring 2021

Can You Spot the Art?

Our volunteers will be hard at work in May, weeding and preparing beds to start the cycle of food production for the vulnerable families we support. Hopefully, lockdown will end…

Basket of patty pan squash

August Garden Update

Here’s a quick look at what has been happening in the garden in August 2020, and what the rest of the season may bring. The City of Toronto has comprehensive rules…

Fedges donated by TreeMobile

New Fedges from TreeMobile

What’s a Fedge you ask? Why, a Food Hedge of course! Thank you TreeMobile https://www.transitiontreemobile.org for their generous donation which includes asparagus, grape vines, an elderberry kent, raspberries and gooseberries!

Strawberries starting to form

Seedlings and Perennials: Late Spring Update

 Spring has well and truly sprung despite uneven temperatures and precipitation, and who can forget that late April snow!! A small cadre of physically distanced volunteers have mostly finished planting…