Garden Projects

Our community of gardeners including plot renters, CCG staff and board members have been working hard to keep the garden growing great, and make improvements to the garden’s infrastructure. Staff have been making weekly garden produce drop offs to the UVSS Food Bank, and planning the details of our new outdoor sink and grey water mulch basin system. Come and check it out, get your hands in the soil and fill them up with wonderful veggies!

Work Bees:
Wednesday, August 2nd  3:30 – 5:30pm
Thursday, August 3rd 5:30 – 7pm
Work bee tasks:
  • Tend to squash circle
  • Harvest berries & produce for volunteers
  • Prepare flower garden for new benches
  • Construction of new outdoor sink
  • Work on communal plots
  • Turn/make compost

Spring Events!

Soil Ecology 
March 17th 12-2pm
@Sub B205 
(in the Student Union Building)
Learn about the amazing aspects of living soil ecosystems and how they can benefit your garden! (free)
Holistic Nutrition
Tuesday, March 28th 1:30pm 
SUB028 (Student Union Building)
Everything you need to know about gut health and the Microbiome! (free)
with Cordelia McFadyen
SPRING SOCIAL at the Garden
Thursday, March 23rd 5:30-8:30pm Come early at 4:30pm to help set up!
@2100 McKenzie Ave at McCoy Rd
Celebrate the end of the school year and start of the growing season! (free) Invite friends!

Pruning Workshop

Tobias Hewton, a current UVic student who offers Fruit Tree Pruning Services, will share his tree care knowledge at this week’s Friday afternoon work party.
The Campus Community Garden is home to a very old apple tree in need of restoration! See ‘before’ picture above.

Friday, March 10th 3:30-5pm @ the Campus Community Garden
Our Work Party activities will also include:
Seeding, bed prep, fixing tools, food & fun!