Neshama Playground

Not far from our community garden is Neshama Playground, Canada’s first state-of-the-art, fully accessible playground for children of all ages and abilities. Located in the North east corner of Oriole Park, the playground features a water play area, sensory musical features, Braille panels, merry-go-round and bounce pad, accessible swings and play structures, and colourful, springy … More Neshama Playground

The Weekly Leaf-let: OPCG Garden notes for the weeks of June 30 – July 5

This was a big week for the OPCG, as it marked our first harvest of the season!  The garden is now coming in quite quickly, and regular harvests will be taking place from now on. New plants and seeds also continue to be added to the garden, including eggplant, spinach, beets, endive, radish, and more … More The Weekly Leaf-let: OPCG Garden notes for the weeks of June 30 – July 5

Green and Growing

After a warm period following the long 2015 winter, our garden is growing and greening up quite nicely. The native plants bed containing most of the perennials is filling out the bed with some of them already flowering. The herbs bed had a rather rough winter and we lost our lavender. We also lost most … More Green and Growing

Thank Yous

We had a fabulous ceremony last week to celebrate the opening of our new community garden. We were pleased to see so many of our neighbours coming out to see what is going on in that southern edge of the park, and to taste the yummy treats donated by our sponsors — Bite Me Gourmet … More Thank Yous

Growing Upwards

Me, I’m at the beginning of a whole lot of new.  I’m a new member to the Oriole Park Community Garden Committee. In fact, I’m new to gardening altogether. I’m also a new mom (a pretty new mom) to twins — two little toddlers. And, I’m excited to bring these — the garden and my … More Growing Upwards