Vancouver locals, you won’t want to miss these workshops. Garden Ninja presents: March 24: Soil/compost/mulch Exposed soil is wounded soil. Soil is a living skin. This session lays out the basis of soil components and their functions – bacteria, fungi, and carbon-nitrogen ratios – for a holistic perspective of how fertility is built and maintained […]
Archives for March 2007
Nice (ahem) hedge
Cedar hedges are so ubiquitous in Vancouver they rarely merit a second glance. But in the tony neighbourhood of Point Grey, there’s one particular hedge that makes me giggle every time I pass it. And I actually go out of my way to check on it; I keep thinking that sooner or later, it’s going […]
Please stand by while I deviate from my standard garden/design broadcast to bring you Canstruction 2007. Canstruction is an international event that combines a design/build competition with a unique way to help feed hungry people. Competing teams design giant sculptures made entirely out of non-perishable foods. At the close of the exhibitions all of the […]
Paris? Oui, oui!
C’est magnifique! Heavy Petal is going to France. Ben and I booked our flight to Paris for May 10. We’ll be gone for over two weeks, one of which will be spent in Paris getting the insider’s tour from my sister, who has lived there for nearly two years. Top priorities include wine, eating, and […]