Marnie Neaves

URBAN GARDENER: City council’s adoption of Agriculture Plan was a green-letter day for our committee

steering committee formulated the plan and recommendations for a strong agriculture sector to be developed

URBAN GARDENER: My recipe for cooking kale is always in demand

Chiffonading is a posh sounding description for a very simple leafy vegetable dish

We’re eating our neighbours’ dirt when it comes to food gardening

We’re being left in the dust, when it comes to good dirt, by our progressive coastal neighbours

URBAN GARDENER: Ancient leafy green intruder caught my eye

Sorrel Is An Amazing Herb and its versatility continues to surprise me.

URBAN GARDENER: Trend puts a new spin on vegetable gardening

Checking Out Other People’s gardens is a constant source of inspiration. I visit some amazing backyard vegetable gardens.

Our first blueberry farm

The Mystery Of The Farm Property under development at the corner of Peterson and Evergreen Road is solved

URBAN GARDENER: Students get in on the community garden craze

The Edible Courtyard, a creative garden plan by a dynamic former student at Timberline Secondary School, is now underway in the school’s spacious interior court

What to grow and where to start

With the interest in home grown food sweeping Vancouver Island, there is a corresponding desire for beginners to just jump in and join the parade