‘The Florida Weave’

‘The Florida Weave’

Have you ever heard of the ‘Florida Weave’? It’s actually an effective method of trellising (staking) tomatoes if you plant your tomatoes side by side in rows. With the Florida Weave, the idea is to “sandwich” your plants between lengths of twine. The twine gently...
A Tale On Two Wheels – FREE PERFORMANCE

A Tale On Two Wheels – FREE PERFORMANCE

We’re excited to announce a special performance in the garden titled: ‘A Tale on Two Wheels!’ A FREE, socially distant performance delivered by tandem bike! Great for kids and families! THIS SATURDAYJuly 24 @ 3PM BiHi Common Roots Urban Farm BiHi...
Gardener Spotlight

Gardener Spotlight

Meet Cath! This is her 1st year with a garden plot at Common Roots Woodside. Cath loves the community spirit of the garden – especially in these less social times! She’s been into gardening for the past 4 years & is inspired by her sister. Her favourite...
Profile: Marwan Iskandar

Profile: Marwan Iskandar

Marwan Iskandar is a Farm Steward volunteer at the farm. A Master Gardener in training, Marwan loves to share his knowledge and passion for gardening to farm visitors. We sat in the arbour area of the farm, surrounded by flowers, to talk about learning how to garden...
Profile: JoAnne Douglas

Profile: JoAnne Douglas

JoAnne Douglas works in the hospital and rents a community plot with her co-workers. She met me on the farm this summer to talk about dandelions, Tree Baths, and what the farm means to hospital staff and the rest of the community.  SG: Let’s start with what...