Cypress Community Garden had help from the first year programme at UBC-Land One–an integrated programme in Forestry and Land and Food Systems. Student Volunteers worked on pruning back shrubs and summer growth to get ready for winter
A summer camp group with students aged 6-8 years old visited Cypress Community Garden on July 14th. Two garden Coordinators-Chelsea Sweeney and Ken Naumann-demonstrated the links between the insects and bugs in the area, and the garden crops—apples, rhubarb ,and vegetables like zucchini and peas, and herbs
Daffodils have blossomed around a new area protecting the fruit tree at Section Two. In this late Spring of March and April, this has become the most photographed spot along the Garden. Great work Natalia !!!!!
Leave the Dead leaves: its important to NOT rake up leaves right now because pollinators are wintering under them. There are websites that provide information on this—https://davidsuzuki.org/living-green/how-to-leave-the-leaves/. Or https://beecitycanada.org/its-time-to-leavetheleaves/#:~:text=Keeping%20leaves%20intact%20will%20still,have%20emerged%20to%20start%20foraging.
2023 AGM ON ZOOM AT 7 PM. Garden members have been notified by email and the Agenda has been sent by email. WE LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING OUR NEW GARDEN MEMBERS PRIOR TO OUR FIRST WORK PARTY on March 11th 2023
Our Community Garden will be helping pollinators by leaving a portion of grass by the Native Plant Pollinator Garden at Section 3 un-mowed in May and into the summer. Still room for sitting in the sun or picnicking!
The Environmental Youth Alliance (EYA), is a local charity engaging children and youth facing barriers in environmental stewardship. On Tuesday, April 12th, EYA will be launching its annual Native Plant Fundraiser – an opportunity to receive a bundle of youth-grown native plants while supporting our free land-based education and job training programs, engaging over 600 […]
The AGM will be held as a Zoom meeting on Wednesday March 9th 2022 at 7 pm. Members will be sent the Agenda and the sign in details for Zoom, 2 weeks before the meeting.