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The Haven Community Garden

The Haven Community Garden in Barrhaven is one of the city’s newest community gardens. It’s beautifully situated on Via Chianti Grove off Longfields Drive, at the end of a row of townhouses and adjacent to two low-rise buildings. Residents of these new buildings gaze down upon 25 beds of lush green vegetables and fruits. The …

CGN Blog: Ottawa Seed Library

The Ottawa Seed Library The Ottawa Seed Library (OSC) is exactly what it sounds like – a library from which gardeners can check out seeds, free of charge, instead of books! At the end of the growing season, borrowers collect seeds from the plants that they grew, and check them into the library for others …

CGN blog: Bayshore Park Community Garden & Oven

This is the eighth piece in an ongoing CGN’s blog. This blog will be filled with snapshots of the network, garden activities, garden profiles, coordinator profiles & more! This post is about Bayshore Park Community Garden & Oven, you heard me, Ottawa’s first and only outdoor community oven.  The post is written by Nancy Moir …

CGN blog: Centretown United Community Garden

This is the seventh piece in an ongoing CGN’s blog. This blog will be filled with snapshots of the network, garden activities, garden profiles, coordinator profiles & more! This post is about Centretown United Community Garden, which grows produce for the Centre 507 downtown drop-in centre.  The post is written by Linda Pollock.

CGN blog: Jojo’s Community Garden

This is the sixth piece in an ongoing CGN’s blog. This blog will be filled with snapshots of the network, garden activities, garden profiles, coordinator profiles & more! This post is about Jojo’s Community Garden, which sits on the land of Jo-Jo’s pizzeria on Stittsville’s Main Street .  The post is written by Nancy Moir …

CGN blog: Norman Johnston Secondary Alternate Program

This is the fifth piece in an ongoing CGN’s blog. This blog will be filled with snapshots of the network, garden activities, garden profiles, coordinator profiles & more! This post is about Norman Johnston Secondary Alternate Program, where indoor and outdoor gardens and even a greenhouse are used to teach students more than just gardening …

CGN blog: Growing Up Organic

This is the fourth piece in an ongoing CGN’s blog. This blog will be filled with snapshots of the network, garden activities, garden profiles, coordinator profiles & more! This post is about Growing Up Organic, a garden and farm-based educational program for children and youth.  The post is written by Nancy Moir at her blog …

CGN Blog: Senior Organic Gardeners

This is the third piece in an ongoing CGN blog. This blog will be filled with snapshots of the network, garden activities, garden profiles, coordinator profiles & more! This post is about the fantastic Canadian Organic Growers program Senior Organic Gardeners.  The post is written by Nancy Moir at her blog Grown In My BackYard.

CGN Blog: Woodpark Common Ground Garden

This is the second piece in an ongoing CGN’s blog. This blog will be filled with snapshots of the network, garden activities, garden profiles, coordinator profiles & more! This post is about the Woodpark Common Ground Garden, located on NCC Urban Lands close to the Lincoln Fields’ Station in Wood Park.  The post is written …

CGN Blog: Explore Lexington Green Life Gardens

This is the CGN’s first ever blog post!  This blog will be filled with snapshots of the network, garden activities, garden profiles, coordinator profiles & more! Our inaugural blog post is on Lexington Green Life gardens at 507 Riverdale Avenue,  the post is written by Nancy Moir at her blog Grown In My BackYard.