Our 2016 Growing Plan

From our April 22, 2016 meeting where we discussed what worked last year, what didn’t, what we loved and what we liked, emerged this 2016 Growing Plan:   Advertisements

After All Danger of Frost in Parkallen’s Micro-climate

If you started seeds a couple of weeks ago, they should be peeking up through the soil by now.  Some of the slower-to-germinate seeds, like peppers, will likely need another week. A new-to-Parkallen gardener has asked me when the date to plant seedlings and sow seeds directly in the garden is in Edmonton?  Seed packets […]

Gentlegardeners: Start your seeds

It’s that time of year: Parkallen Gardeners: Start your seeds! Brent has special-ordered seeds from North Carolina where the PuckerButt Pepper Company claims to have cultivated the hottest pepper ever grown in the history of the world. Of course we’re willing to swap seedlings this Spring. What are you growing? We’re on eggshells over here waiting […]

Spring and Summer Snaps

The Parkallen Community Garden was planted over four sessions in late May and early July this season. The Grade Threes at Parkallen School finished the spring planted with a big bed of pumpkins and some purple potatoes, subtitled above “gourmatoes.” They’ll be ready to harvest when the class is starting grade four. All gardeners are welcome […]