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Veggies for Shade, part shade and dappled shade

Posted by on Aug 23, 2011 in Blog, Food Growing, Landscape Design | 5 comments

Veggies for Shade, part shade and dappled shade

        Over at the White Rock Community Garden, we have more shade than we were expecting… So one question I am being asked is what thrives in part shade? You can still grow a range of veggies and herbs in a shady area {not full shade, mind you!}   Here is a chart that lists some of the most popular choices for part shade and dappled shade.   Crop Shade Notes Growing Tips Arugula At least three to four hours of sun per day. Arugula welcomes shade, as this crop is prone to bolting as soon as the weather turns warm if in full sun. Asian greens At...

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The back deck; entertaining and serenity

Posted by on Aug 8, 2011 in Blog, Featured, Landscape Design | 0 comments

The back deck; entertaining and serenity

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Front Yard – Understated to Punches of Colour

Posted by on Aug 5, 2011 in Blog, Landscape Design, Portfolio | 6 comments

Front Yard – Understated to Punches of Colour

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Complete Yard Makeover – Time Worn Country to Low Maintenance Mediterranean

Posted by on Jul 27, 2011 in Blog, Featured, Landscape Design, Photos, Portfolio | 0 comments

Complete Yard Makeover – Time Worn Country to Low Maintenance Mediterranean

What do you do when you have a 5 acre property, your gardens are over 20 years old and your visitors routinely miss your driveway because it is hard to see? You call Urban Eden Design to create a plan to increase your curb appeal, increase your property value, and create a stunning low maintenance planting that supports the hundreds of birds! You also become the envy of your neighbours! Here is how the property looked when we started the design process: The pathways were uneven and irregular. Half of the pool had been converted into a flower bed, but all of the existing plantings were...

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Winter Vegetable Gardening, What is it, how to do it and when to plant

Posted by on Jul 14, 2011 in Blog, Food Growing, Workshops | 0 comments

Winter Vegetable Gardening, What is it, how to do it and when to plant

  Winter_vegetables – Downloadable PDF

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Back Yard – Construction Zone to Pond Oasis

Posted by on Jun 5, 2011 in Blog, Featured, Landscape Design, Portfolio | 0 comments

Back Yard – Construction Zone to Pond Oasis

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