Common Roots Blog

Farm news, urban garden resources, events, job postings and other earthy goodness
How to get to the New Site

How to get to the New Site

Getting to our new location may seem daunting because of the busy traffic but don’t worry! It is actually quite simple. There are many bus route options and there’s parking at the Bayers Road Centre right across the street. Plus, it’s only a 15 minute walk from the...

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What to Plant in April

What to Plant in April

Gardening in April April is an exciting and hopeful time; buds start to appear on trees and crocuses pop through the soil. The first few warm, sunny days are a reminder of the oncoming summer. It can be tempting to jump into the garden the second we have a nice day,...

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Seed Starting Indoors

Seed Starting Indoors

Written by Rhi More Starting seeds indoors allows you to get a jump start gardening before the last frost date has passed. You can direct seed in your garden if you prefer, but you will be harvesting veggies much sooner if you start your seeds indoors earlier in the...

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