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Create a Cut Flower Garden for Only $100

Kristen Raney, Shifting Roots
You’ve probably seen those photos on Instagram—the ones of happy flower farmers with armloads of flowers and gorgeous bouquets, and thought to yourself, “if only I could grow flowers like that!” Imagine waking up in the morning and heading out to your own personal cut flower paradise to snip a few blooms for your table. It’s not an impossible...
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You’ve probably seen those photos on Instagram—the ones of happy flower farmers with armloads of flowers and gorgeous bouquets, and thought to yourself, “if only...

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You’ve probably seen those photos on Instagram—the ones of happy flower farmers with armloads of flowers and gorgeous bouquets, and thought to yourself, “if only I could grow flowers like that!” Imagine waking up in the morning and heading out...

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My name is Ashley Esakin and I am a soil scientist. I am located in a Canadian Zone 3 and a USDA Zone 4. I write articles...

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My name is Ashley Esakin and I am a soil scientist. I am located in a Canadian Zone 3 and a USDA Zone 4. I write articles on Gardening in Canada, make YouTube videos, Instagram and Facebook posts all designed for Canadians and Cold Climate gardeners using...

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Hey folks! With the 2022 gardening season just around the corner, I'm sure I'm not the only one feeling still a bit in the midst...

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Hey folks! With the 2022 gardening season just around the corner, I'm sure I'm not the only one feeling still a bit in the midst of turbulent and uncertain times. I'm sure I'm not the only one that is looking...

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Wow - what a season it has been! With the temperatures approaching freezing and the shortest day of the year just around the corner, our...

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Wow - what a season it has been! With the temperatures approaching freezing and the shortest day of the year just around the corner, our garden is officially all bundled up for the winter (and by bundled up we mean...

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The Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden (SCBG) is in West Sechelt on BC’s Sunshine Coast. Our garden is 16 hectares of mostly flat land. The property...

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The Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden (SCBG) is in West Sechelt on BC’s Sunshine Coast. Our garden is 16 hectares of mostly flat land. The property was logged in the early part of the 20th century, later became a working food...

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Seed the City is a youth work experience program that teaches high school students how to grow, harvest, and share food grown on school grounds...

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Seed the City is a youth work experience program that teaches high school students how to grow, harvest, and share food grown on school grounds in the Greater Victoria School District. Beyond a place where students can gain food literacy...

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For the past six years we have prioritized equitable access to outdoor play and learning by dedicating a full time teaching position to garden learning....

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For the past six years we have prioritized equitable access to outdoor play and learning by dedicating a full time teaching position to garden learning. This last year our fundraising efforts culminated in a brand new school garden built to...

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The Cowichan Lake Community Garden is located in the Town of Lake Cowichan on Vancouver Island. It was created in 2014 by volunteers from the...

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The Cowichan Lake Community Garden is located in the Town of Lake Cowichan on Vancouver Island. It was created in 2014 by volunteers from the community and with the support of Town Council, the Island Health Authority, and the Cowichan...

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Access County Community Support Services has become a pillar of community partnerships. Access has strengthened the relationships between those living in isolated situations and the...

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Access County Community Support Services has become a pillar of community partnerships. Access has strengthened the relationships between those living in isolated situations and the services available within our community. Access provides opportunities and social experiences for all, especially those...

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KidSafe provides some of Vancouver's most resilient children and youth with the safety, supervision, nutritious meals, and hours of fun they deserve when schools are...

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KidSafe provides some of Vancouver's most resilient children and youth with the safety, supervision, nutritious meals, and hours of fun they deserve when schools are closed for break. Over the past 8 weeks of Summer Break, KidSafe has provided on-site...

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Earlier this year a friend hatched a plan to create a pollinator pathway in our small town of Cumberland, BC. When she was awarded a...

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Earlier this year a friend hatched a plan to create a pollinator pathway in our small town of Cumberland, BC. When she was awarded a small grant toward the project, she reached out for help to make it happen. Soon...

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Farmers on 57th is a non-profit society operating 1 acre of community growing space in the Territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ / sel̓íl̓witulh...

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Farmers on 57th is a non-profit society operating 1 acre of community growing space in the Territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ / sel̓íl̓witulh Nations. The seed for Farmers on 57th germinated in 2008 when founder Jen Rashleigh rode...

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A Brief History and Introduction to Today The idea of the Sardis Secondary School Farm (SSSF) started in 2010; the first crop was seeded in...

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A Brief History and Introduction to Today The idea of the Sardis Secondary School Farm (SSSF) started in 2010; the first crop was seeded in the spring of 2014. This 5-acre ALR property is in Chilliwack, BC, and has become...

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Scadding Court Community Centre (SCCC) is a multi-service agency with a range of programs and services that are geared toward the Alexandra Park neighbourhood and...

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Scadding Court Community Centre (SCCC) is a multi-service agency with a range of programs and services that are geared toward the Alexandra Park neighbourhood and surrounding community in west downtown Toronto. We offer a wide range of programs for people...

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Terra Nova Nature School is located in beautiful Terra Nova Rural Park, in the far northwest corner of Richmond. It is operated by Thompson Community...

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Terra Nova Nature School is located in beautiful Terra Nova Rural Park, in the far northwest corner of Richmond. It is operated by Thompson Community Association in partnership with the City of Richmond. Established in 2014 as a licensed, not-for-profit...

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Just 10 minutes from Port Alberni on 172 acres is Shelter Farm, a social enterprise operated by The Port Alberni Shelter Society. The Shelter Farm...

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Just 10 minutes from Port Alberni on 172 acres is Shelter Farm, a social enterprise operated by The Port Alberni Shelter Society. The Shelter Farm is a small-scale market garden initiative that works to alleviate the negative effects poverty has...

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Wild Women of the North Society is a nonprofit located in Quesnel, BC. Our society is a 100% volunteer organization. We were founded by a...

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Wild Women of the North Society is a nonprofit located in Quesnel, BC. Our society is a 100% volunteer organization. We were founded by a group of like-minded women who could see various gaps in our community that were not...

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The Horticulture Centre of the Pacific (HCP) Gardens opened in 1979 with a prominent vision in mind, to have a public demonstration garden and a...

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The Horticulture Centre of the Pacific (HCP) Gardens opened in 1979 with a prominent vision in mind, to have a public demonstration garden and a centre of horticultural education, celebrating the importance of plants in a sustainable world. It was...

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The Ita Wegman Association of BC for Curative Education and Social Therapy (Glenora Farm) is a charity dedicated to improving the lives of adults with...

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The Ita Wegman Association of BC for Curative Education and Social Therapy (Glenora Farm) is a charity dedicated to improving the lives of adults with complex developmental disabilities (Companions). Glenora Farm is an intentional community based on an organic-transitioning farm...

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Located in Northeast Calgary, Alberta, Golden Acre Home & Garden has been serving its community for over 54 years. They are Alberta’s largest garden centre...

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Located in Northeast Calgary, Alberta, Golden Acre Home & Garden has been serving its community for over 54 years. They are Alberta’s largest garden centre offering growing and gardening supplies for both indoor and outdoor use. They offer a superb...

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Anything Grows Garden Center has been proudly serving Cochrane, NW Calgary, and the surrounding area for 22 years. One of the most special things about...

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Anything Grows Garden Center has been proudly serving Cochrane, NW Calgary, and the surrounding area for 22 years. One of the most special things about this garden centre is that they’ve been family owned and operated since opening their doors...

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Arrowsmith Naturalists, with approximately 120 members, is based in Qualicum Beach, and is one of the many naturalist groups found all over the province. All...

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Arrowsmith Naturalists, with approximately 120 members, is based in Qualicum Beach, and is one of the many naturalist groups found all over the province. All groups belong to the central organization of B.C. Nature, and are committed to know nature...

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Buckerfield's has been in operation in British Columbia since 1919, selling nursery, home and garden, feed, and pet food supplies. There are nine store locations...

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Buckerfield's has been in operation in British Columbia since 1919, selling nursery, home and garden, feed, and pet food supplies. There are nine store locations throughout Vancouver Island, the Fraser Valley, and interior B.C.  Buckerfield's has deep roots in British Columbia....

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Amsterdam Garden Centre is a family operated business that started 41 years ago growing Christmas cactus and bedding plants for wholesale. A few years later,...

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Amsterdam Garden Centre is a family operated business that started 41 years ago growing Christmas cactus and bedding plants for wholesale. A few years later, their first retail greenhouse space was built to serve an enthusiastic gardening community in Pitt...

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