Category Archives: Gardens

Community Gathering in Vic West Park

On Saturday afternoon from 1-3pm, the Vic West Food Security Collective is hosting a community information gathering on the site of the recently proposed Community Garden in Vic West Park.  The City of Victoria is redeveloping the park and has … Continue reading

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Proposed Vic West Park Community Garden

The City of Victoria has committed to redeveloping Vic West Park and has designated a section of the Park for a large community garden. The Vic West Food Security Collective (VWFSC) has agreed to starting the process. We invite you to join … Continue reading

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The Winter Gardens

I came back to Victoria in the first days of October thinking it would be too late to put in anything for the winter. But the warm, sunny weather stretched on and since gardening is all one big experiment, I … Continue reading

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Fresh air, new growth emerging … ah, springtime

Ah, these past few days have been lovely.   After the blustery winds and miserably snowy rain of last week,  the sun has returned and the earth is warming up.  Colour is bursting forth everywhere.  I found these crocus peeking … Continue reading

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Grow a Row

Grow A Row Victoria Grow a Row is a community of gardeners, businesses, groups and individuals gathering together to help those in need. Grow an extra row of food in your garden and bring it to one of the drop off … Continue reading

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Seeds, seeds, seeds

Two exciting annual events for farmers, gardeners and growers of all kinds will take place this month:   For local exchange of seeds and information, the annual VW Urban Farmers seed exchange takes place this week, followed by the annual Seedy … Continue reading

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Grow-a-Row

Victoria West Grow-a-Row Program The Grow-a-Row program is up and running for the 2013 season.

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Grow A Row Program

Plant a Row – Grow a Row began in 1986 in Winnipeg as a national initiative and has grown to include programs in over 85 communities across Canada. The premise is simple – plant an extra row of vegetables to … Continue reading

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Dig in to our new site!

A fine day for berry picking! The Vic West gardens are a true community effort. The Victoria West Community Association and the Vic West Food Security Collective provide leadership.  The City of Victoria Community Development Matching Grant and other community events … Continue reading

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