100 foot diet

Grow Your Own!

Grow Your Own!

What better way to embrace spring than to plant a few seeds and watch the creative life forces unfold before your own eyes… . Starting your own seedlings indoors is an easy and satisfying way to get into the gardening spirit while it is still freezing outside.

‘Growing your own’ has many other advantages too. It can save you a lot of money, and generally produces plants that are stronger and healthier than the chemically-fed bedding plants that are imported from California or B.C. and sold in most of our commercial greenhouses and big box stores these days.Here’s what you need to get started.  read more... »

Plant Now

Edmonton-Grown Swiss Chard

Edmonton-grown Swiss Chard

Incredible things can be done in Edmonton with a backyard garden. And growing food in our yards is one of the best things we can do to mitigate climate change and reduce our overall impact.

Permaculture expert Ron Berezan (TheUrbanFarmer.ca) is a wealth of information on how to grow incredible amounts of food in Edmonton yards.  read more... »