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 »

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 »

Edmonton Permaculture Guild spurs growth of permaculture in Edmonton

The Edmonton Permaculture Guild  is a young non-profit society whose application of permaculture knowledge and practices in Edmonton is attracting interested citizens. What is permaculture? Permaculture is “a challenging thing to define because it’ s whole systems approach to designing landscapes and cultures and societies and structures,” explains Sabrena Falcone, […] Read more »

Beekeeping in Edmonton helps honeybee populations

Editor’s note: Edmonton city council passed an amendment to the Animal Licensing and Control Bylaw on April 28, 2015, to permit beekeeping in the city. More information about the pilot project to become an urban beekeeper can be found on their website.  In backyards across Edmonton, residents build and cultivate […] Read more »