Rhubarb Harvesting Guidelines

Rhubarb Harvesting Guidelines

In our orchards, you will notice several very small plants that have just been transplanted this spring.  Please avoid harvesting any leaves from these plants. Newly set plants need all their foliage to build a strong root system. Other healthier sized plants are ready for harvesting from June until August, but to keep the plants […] more…

2015 Peony Show: Blooms, Photography, Floral Design

2015 Peony Show: Blooms, Photography, Floral Design Hosted by the Prairie Peony Society (PPS) Location: Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre, 2900 13th Ave., Regina FRI. JUNE 26 Entries: 7:00 – 10:00 am Judging: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Public Viewing: 1:30 – 8:00 pm SAT. JUNE 27 Public Viewing: 10:00 am – 3:45 pm Flowers available to […] more…

A note about watering ….

Many of you will have heard the City calling for people to reduce use of water by 25% … Here are some guidelines for watering in our In our community gardens – top of mind now especially, but good advice through the season as well (and after all, we pay the water bill through our […] more…
Dandy Dandelions!

Dandy Dandelions!

Dandy Dandelions! by Christina Carr | Monday, May 18th, 2015 | From: Home and Garden If you’re an adventurous eater, the obvious choice for fresh flavor is growing all around you. The ubiquitous dandelion, Taraxacum officinale, may be a pesky weed to some, but it’s totally edible, astoundingly nutritious, and discerningly delicious. Raw or cooked, […] more…

Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council Compost Field Day

Thursday May 28th, 9am – 3pm, PV Waste Solutions, Fleet St. N. The Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council is pleased to offer this one-day, practical workshop for those interested in larger-scale, low-tech composting. The day includes options for setting up and/or improving composting operations for municipalities or institutions and plenty of time for hands-on demonstration. Find […] more…

Beginner Bee Course

June 6th and 7th, St. Joseph’s Honey Come and enjoy this two day course which enables participants to experience both theory and practical field experience. Instructors include the Saskatchewan Beekeepers’ Association Technical Adaptation Team and experienced beekeepers from the Regina Bee Club/Saskatoon Bee Club. Every one of all experience levels are welcome. Find out more […] more…

Leaf and yard waste

Leaf and yard waste depots will be open Saturdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from May 2 to June 6. *Please note depots are open on Saturdays only * Guidelines Yard waste must be in paper bags. Bring your waste in a paper bag and you’ll be entered to win a mulching mower. One entry per vehicle, […] more…

Caring for raspberry canes

By Bob Osborne There’s a lovely, soft red rose called “Alexander Mackenzie” that blooms in June each year. It smells like crushed red raspberries, a reminder that brambles are soon on their way. Having a raspberry patch means you can pick your own fresh berries and revel in their rich, sweet/tart taste. Add the sounds […] more…
Rototilling for Community Garden

Rototilling for Community Garden

Grow Regina recommends contacting the ‘Plowing for People’ to arrange your rototilling services; however, if you prefer, you are welcome to bring your own hand-tiller or rental. IMPORTANT: Tractor tillers are NOT allowed in the community garden. In fact, no vehicles are allowed to drive in to the community garden without permission. Any damages resulting […] more…

Grow Regina Annual General Meeting – April 29th – 7pm – St Mark’s

Please join us to learn your garden location and more…. Annual General Meeting on April 29th, 2015 at 7:00 – 8:00 pm Location: St Mark’s Lutheran Church, 3510 Queen Street, Regina, SK (beside the community garden) Entrance on northwest corner. You are welcome to park in the church parking lot since we pay rent for […] more…
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