Pitt Meadows ~ Part 4

The food that our backyard garden produced was phenominal. I was continually amazed at the amount of vegetables harvested from this small space. Here is a picture of the backyard’s southwest corner in 2005 “before“. … and a photo of … Continue reading

Pitt Meadows ~ Part 3

Growing a vegetable garden is so much more than just growing vegetables. ¬†There is something grounding about tilling soil and watching plants evolve that adds a huge dimension to our lives. For me, it’s very comforting to be surrounded with … Continue reading

Pitt Meadows ~ Part 2

During the 2006 & 2007 growing seasons, our small vegetable garden continued to provide us with fresh vegetables. I rotated crops between the beds, so that heavy feeders wouldn’t completely deplete nutrients and to enable nitrogen producing plants to feed … Continue reading

Pitt Meadows ~ Part 1

Digging up your lawn isn’t as daunting as it seems. My advice is to start small and let things evolve from there. This story explains how we transformed our Pitt Meadows backyard from lawn to food,¬†one small piece at a … Continue reading