July 12, 2019

As summer has (finally) gotten into full swing, we have begun to reap the rewards of all of our hard work. So far we have been able to donate over 75 lbs (34 kg) of produce to the Daily Bread Food Bank! 

With the help of some fantastic volunteers⁠—like Adelaide (pi...

May 16, 2019

Spring is here and GARDENS has been busy preparing the pods for all of our upcoming plantings.

Over the past few days we have helped James S. Bell Junior Middle School and Storefront Humber build new pods to join our project! We are very excited to have them aboard...

July 30, 2018

What is vermiculture?

Vermiculture is the practice of raising worms for any use (a 'culture' of worms). Often when gardeners talk about vermiculture they are actually referring to vermicomposting. Vermicomposting is the use of worms to turn food scraps and other decompo...

June 28, 2018

Everybody is talking about bees these days, why so? 

Bees are pollinators, without them we would have a limited supply of food. The way that we're treating the earth is having a negative effect on their survival.

A pollinator is an animal that brings pollen fro...

June 12, 2018

Growing your own vegetables is known to be beneficial to your wallet by reducing or eliminating the need for a trip to the grocery store. Growing your own veggies is also beneficial to your health, allowing you to monitor the amount of pesticides and fertilizers used o...

May 17, 2018

The GARDENS season has begun and it's shaping up to be a great one! We've been out and about in the South Etobicoke community since the beginning of May building and planting Pods and involving community members in the process. We've got lots of workshops and events pl...

July 25, 2017

On Saturday, July 8th The GARDENS organized a community event to pick strawberries. We had a full house; the bus was filled with families, children and friends. Downey’s Farm Market accommodated our large group without any problems; the processing time was quick and ef...

June 19, 2017

The GARDENS Pod Project has a spectacular summer planned for the South Etobicoke community. There will be a series of education gardening workshops designed to inspire the community to make a healthy lifestyle change that will strengthen the green movement.

On Tuesday,...

May 24, 2017

On May 18, 2017, the GARDENS Pod Project, in partnership with the Lakeshore Environmental Gardening Society (LEGS), came together to plant for a good cause. Gathering at the Daily Bread Food Bank in South Etobicoke, volunteers planted a variety of fresh herbs and veget...

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Email:

info@gardenslakeshore.ca

Phone:

416-675-6622 ext. 3302

Operations Coordinator

Lucy Mcculloch - lucy.mcculloch@humber.ca

Education Coordinator

Promi Nahar - promi.nahar@humber.ca