Wild Green Consulting enhances gardens with permaculture

Wild Green Garden Consulting is a locally owned business, committed to creating environmentally sustainable garden spaces based on the principles of permaculture. Since the early 2000s, the permaculture scene in Edmonton has continued to expand and flourish, thanks to the effort and support of groups like the non-profit Edmonton Permaculture Guild. The […] Read more »

Get ready for the garden season with Seedy Sunday

“Spring is the time of plans and projects.” –Leo Tolstoy Gardeners rejoice! The growing season countdown is on, and it’s time to get planning. Whether you’re tender of a backyard masterpiece or a small plot in a community garden (learn how to get one here), spring is the time to […] Read more »

Preserving your summer harvest

Alberta’s growing season may be short, but that doesn’t stop our community gardens and urban farms from producing bountiful summer crops. In fact, ask any member of a local CSA and they’ll tell you how much their weekly delivery boxes are over-flowing right now!  While having “too much produce” may […] Read more »

After finding a place in a shared garden space, now what?

So, you found a plot of earth to call your own this summer and are now realizing you don’t know a thing about gardening. Don’t worry! You’ve come back to the right place. Read on for a step-by-step description of how to turn your seeds into salads. The master plan […] Read more »

Finding your place in a shared garden space

The days are getting longer, the sun is feeling warmer and dreams of green are returning to Edmonton; it’s gardening season, baby! (Well, almost…) Gardening is a rewarding hobby. Getting your hands dirty, understanding the work and patience that goes into food production, and tasting the difference in homegrown produce […] Read more »

Seven reasons not to miss Green Drinks: Local Food DIY

The March Green Drinks is just around the corner. This month’s theme is Local Food DIY!   This Wednesday will be a night of education, green thumbs and getting the dirt on local food! Why should you come? Well . . .  We have seven reasons to attend Green Drinks: Local Food DIY. The evening will […] Read more »

Featured guests for Green Drinks: Local Food DIY

Love food? Love eating food you’ve grown? (Spoiler alert: there’s nothing like it.) Come by Yellowhead Brewery on Wednesday, March 4, from 7 – 10 pm and learn from some pros just how to grow your garden. Advanced tickets are available here for $10 and, if there are still tickets available, $15 […] Read more »

Local Food DIY for March edition of Green Drinks

By far, our most popular Green Drinks theme is Local Food, so this year we’re taking it to the root of the topic — gardening! Come join us on Wednesday, March 4, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Yellowhead Brewery (10229 105 St.) to discuss how to localize your […] Read more »

McCauley residents lead food security initiative, strengthen community

Written by Stephen MacDonald Now that spring has finally arrived, gardeners across Edmonton will start preparing their vegetable gardens, planting seeds with hopes of a modest autumn harvest. At the same time, residents and social agency staff in Edmonton’s McCauley neighborhood will begin working on their own neighbourhood garden as […] Read more »