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.
Nature in the cityscape !! Read this news item on how green-scapes as opposed to asphalt and hard surfaces help mitigate floods. Also, there is a map of road and sidewalk covered hidden streams here in Vancouver. https://globalnews.ca/news/8405531/sponge-design-resilient-cities-flooding/
The final phase of the Cypress native plant and pollinator project was celebrated on Aug 27. The butterflies have now gone into winter hibernation; they will re-emerge next spring. Please stop by Section 3 to see the signboard to learn what plants to add in order to bring food and shelter for butterfly larvae and adults. […]
Thank you to Community Gardeners An ocean of gratitude to all the wonderful people who tend their plots in the community gardens along the Arbutus Greenway in Kitsilano–Maple Community Garden, Cypress Community Garden and Pine Street Garden. Your dedication and care keeps producing bounty and beauty , despite this year’s challenges of heat and lack […]
Meet the newest addition to the Cypress Community Garden, a special native plant garden in section 3. This small section of BC plants can support native butterflies from eggs to adults. The project is part of the David Suzuki Foundation’s national Butterflyway program. Volunteer Lee Anne Smith is the butterfly ranger for this project. Lee Anne lives at […]
The Environmental Youth Alliance which engages youth in the Downtown Eastside in environmental stewardship has just launched its annual Native Plant Fundraiser – an opportunity to receive a bundle of youth-grown native plants while supporting the Alliance’s free land-based education programs, engaging hundreds of youth each year. This year there are 5 options of plant bundles […]
All seeds for sale are certified organic and were grown and saved at the UBC Farm. Purchasers will need to come to the Farm in person, during a designated pick-up window, to pick-up the seed order https://ubcfarm.ubc.ca/events/event/29330/