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Gardening for One Thousand Years – An Evening with Richard Walker

Richard Walker has 40+ years experience as a Food Forester. In celebration of his new book, Food Forestry North of the 49th, we have invited him back to Victoria for an evening presentation & talk on Wednesday, September 14th in … Continue reading

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Rain Garden Workshop

New in Fernwood, Rain Garden Design Workshops! Invite a friend! Single Introductory Workshops: Wednesday, June 29th, 6-8:30pm $30 Saturday, July 9th, 9-11:30am $30 Fall Series: Saturdays, September 3-24th 9:30-11:30am $90 Tuesdays, October 4-25th, 6:30-8:30pm $90 Industry professionals will help you … Continue reading

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Growing Mushrooms In Your Garden – Sun, Sept 18

Venue:  Fernwood Community Centre  –  1240 Gladstone Avenue Time:  Sept 18,  11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Cost:  $40 Register:  Call the Fernwood Community Centre to register 250-381-1552 ext 100 or email Stephanie at foodsecurity@fernwoodnrg.ca Interested in edible mushrooms? Curious about how … Continue reading

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Recent Photos of Spring Ridge Commons

Photo of Spring Ridge Commons in May                    Photo Credits:  Linda Chan Photos of Spring Ridge Commons in April                              … Continue reading

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Spring Ridge Commons Work Party with Brent Howard, Professional Landscaper

Please consider coming out to this work party and supporting the Commons even if it is just for 1/2 an hour……..   Spring Ridge Commons is needing TLC and this is your opportunity to help out in the garden by … Continue reading

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Sale of Christmas Crafts at YYJingle

Beautiful salt dough ornaments made by Anne Hoban are available for sale at YYJingle on 1113 Langley St. 50% of the proceeds will support Spring Ridge Commons and 50% will go to a student-run gift shop staffed and managed by … Continue reading

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Spring Ridge Commons Work Party with Brent Howard, Professional Landscaper

Spring Ridge Commons is needing TLC and this is your opportunity to help out in the garden by weeding out the grass and other invasive plants, placing wood chips on pathways in the Commons and possibly doing some sheet-mulching. Details … Continue reading

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Seasonal Arts & Crafts Morning for Women  +   A Fundraising Sale of Arts & Crafts for Spring Ridge Commons

Saturday, November 28th, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Paul Phillips Hall + Little Fernwood Gallery,   Fernwood Community Association Building, 1923 Fernwood Rd    Seasonal Arts & Crafts Morning for Women: A Seasonal Arts and Crafts Morning for Women has been organized … Continue reading

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Judah Malone and Thomas Buhman’s Perspective on Spring Ridge Commons

Judah Malone and Thomas Buhman enjoy being at Spring Ridge Commons and particularly love playing their guitars in the Commons and jamming together.  At Bee in the Garden on October 11th,  they joined us for tea and conversation and we also … Continue reading

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Andrea Macdonald’s (Fernwood Resident / Volunteer) Perspective on Spring Ridge Commons

Andrea Macdonald is a Fernwood resident living a few blocks away from Spring Ridge Commons. She volunteers regularly in the Commons and will be working full-time as a landscaper. * How do you use Spring Ridge Commons? On a daily … Continue reading

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