Bring a picnic and a blanket to the Parkallen Community Garden on June 15, 1 p.m. Rink Mural Part II Workshop at 2 p.m. in the Parkallen Community Hall Garden Days is Canada’s largest garden party, a celebration of the vital role of gardening in our communities and lives. It begins on National Garden Day, Saturday […]
Gardeners, there are two planting bees schedule on May Long Weekend, the traditional “get your garden in” weekend in Edmonton, when we consider “all danger of frost to have past.” Help seed the garden Saturday May 18, 2-4 p.m. and/or Sunday May 19, 2-4 p.m. If you can’t make either date, you’re still welcome to […]
TWO GARDEN MEETINGS Afternoon of Saturday April 27th Come celebrate and support our garden Gardener Welcoming Gathering with Snacks Time: 2-3 p.m. at the garden south side of the rink To welcome all those who think they may be interested in helping plant and/or maintain the garden this year and talk about our garden plans, […]
The Parkallen Community Garden is growing in the 2018 season and you are invited to our 5th annual AGM. Where: Parkallen Community Hall When: Friday, May 25th, 2018, 6:30-7:30 p.m. What: an opportunity to ask questions and give input into plans for the season or simply listen and learn about the garden Times you’re most […]
Says Community Garden Director, Marlene Wurfel, “Within an hour of hanging this in our blue spruce, a blue nuthatch arrived to hover around it in wonderment. Yes, we named him The Doctor.” To make a Tardis birdfeeder watch this tutorial. And print these templates (click on them for resized versions):
For those of you who are not long-weekending out of town, get out there and get some seeds in the ground!
We got a lot done on Sunday. The garden is looking much cleaner. Sunflowers and potted annuals have been planted and the kid’s gardens have been kicked off by the Sprouts. There’s still plenty more planting and cleaning up to do, though, so get your gear on! Also, I shingled our shed. Doesn’t our shed […]
We have a lot to get done, including moving, roofing, and priming the shed, altering the composters, and getting the garden itself underway, so please come and help out. The more the better!
At last! Who’s ready to get started? Of course, some of you have already been preparing with the seedlings. And did you know there are lots of things that you can plant outdoors in Edmonton in April? Some plants germinate just fine in chilly soil and can take a light frost besides: peas, lettuce, kale, […]