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…

Community Gardening: A Powerful Way to Battle Anxiety and Stress

It isn’t difficult to understand how gardening can have such a positive effect on our mental health. Numerous studies have shown that our relationship with Nature is vital to our well-being; engagement with the Great Outdoors has been found to reduce levels of stress hormone, cortisol and indeed, even working in an environment with plants […] more…

Composting for Casey

Recently Grow Regina received a note from an afterschool mentor who shared how much her students enjoy going to our site to learn about gardening. I wanted to send you a quick ‘thank you’ for your webpage (http://growregina.ca/resources-2/). I am a mentor for a group of students at an after school program, and we’ve been […] more…

2015 Garden Applications Are Available!

The Membership Committee is ready for the 2015 Garden Applications.  Please read the Garden Guidelines prior to completing the Garden Application. Begin your application here.     more…
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