Community Garden Gabs

Garden Gabs: Incredible Edible Penticton

I created this column to highlight urban agriculture and its positive impacts. Therefore, I am thrilled to spotlight a group that is embodying everything I love about urban agriculture. Incredible Edible Penticton is a non-profit that creates a community of kindness through fresh produce grown in urban food gardens. Started in 2014, the group now […]

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Garden Gabs: Food Forestry with Richard Walker

Permaculture is a method of gardening that asks the gardener to work with nature rather than against it, with the aim to design ecologically, socially, and economically healthy communities for humans, plants, and animals. It is rooted in thinking of the ecosystem as a whole in order to ensure all parts of the system are […]

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Garden Gabs: Erin

Microclimates are a fascinating part of our larger weather patterns and understanding them can be the key to success in your garden. Our guest gardener this week is my colleague Erin, who lives in Peachland and has an extensive vegetable garden on her south-facing slope. Peachland’s position on the south aspect of the mountain at […]

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Garden Gabs: Alex

Our series of interviews with local gardeners starts with me! Naturally, I want to let you know what I have growing in my garden. At the end of the year, we’ll check back in with my garden to see what went well, what could have gone better, and how I’ll be transitioning to winter growing. […]