Cottonwood Garden

Since moving to Vancouver I've been dreaming about getting involved in a community garden. The most beautiful one in the city (in my opinion) is Cottonwood Garden - to me it feels like a fairy wonderland of flowers, vegetables, berries and fruit trees. About a month ago I was lucky enough to get a plot and have been slowly working in it, baby in tow.  

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First step was pulling up the three foot tall mess of lemon balm, buttercup, mint, fennel, and crab grass. There was a big pile of soil with lots of kale volunteers that I transplanted, along with a rhubarb root I hope will survive. 

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I've laid a brick path with help from my dad and Paul, and have a plan for what I can start growing mid-summer for fall and winter harvest. My plan is to grow some veggies, flowers, dye plants and herbs.