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Garden Group – Final Harvest and Reflections

Today, I completed the final harvest in our Permaculture Garden at Willow Green. There was just a few things left at this point – eggplant and parsley. I will use the eggplant in a baba ganoush or potentially a ratatouille. Parsley, of course, is a benefit to many dishes. I … Continue reading

Garden Group – First harvest!

  This summer weather has been gorgeous for gardening. With lots of rain and sun our plants have been growing beautifully.  Apart from a disease in our tomatoes, most likely a Septoria leaf spot infection, all the other plants are big and healthy. In fact, last weekend we had our … Continue reading

Weeds, Wonderful Weeds

With water, sunshine and good soil, our plants have been growing beautifully. In fact, we have already harvested our first radishes! The intended food plants aren’t the only ones thriving. A trio of weeds have been very successful as well. With my limited prior knowledge, I had no idea what … Continue reading

New Thinking of our Food

I still remember last year, when I first discover Transition is from their Movie night: Dive, which is a movie about food waste from grocery stores and general food industry. A year, later, Transition Movement in Kitchener-Waterloo has been impact so many people’s life include mine. In the past Wednesday, … Continue reading

Permaculture Garden Group: Getting Into The Swing Of Gardening

If you have the urge to experiment with growing your own food, just do it! You wouldn’t believe how many resources are available to help you get started. We, TransitionKW’s Permaculture Garden Group, started our own environmentally friendly vegetable garden by accessing online resources about garden planning, growing seedlings, planting, … Continue reading

Permaculture Garden Group: How Does Our Garden Grow?

There is something inherently satisfying about planting your own vegetable garden. Perhaps it is a part of our DNA. Becoming farmers was the next step in our development from hunter-gather, and has helped feed us ever since. It, however, has even more meaning for TransitionKW’s Permaculture Garden Group. Sustainability, resilience … Continue reading

Gardening/Permaculture sub-group – First meeting!

  The new project of TransitionKW, the Gardening/Permaculture sub-group, had its first meeting of the new on Sunday 12, in Willow Green, which is the Community Garden of Cherry Park Neighbourhood Association. Our main objective is to learn and practice the basics of permaculture. To start with, we made a wish-list of vegetables that … Continue reading