Are you green with garden envy? Before I managed to snag a plot in the community garden lottery last year, I was green with envy too. Now I’m just green — or my garden is, anyway. If you’re on an impossibly long wait list like I was, or don’t have a community garden in your area, why not consider starting one?
The Vancouver Community Agriculture Network in collaboration with the Environmental Youth Alliance have compiled a handy dandy guide to help you get started. It covers everything from tips on finding appropriate land and getting organized, to planning the space and sourcing resources.
There’s lots of information for even the most beginner gardener, and a few tips that even veterans may appreciate.