Purposeful Acts

Edmonton Community Garden Network

I just set up a new Facebook Group, so that community gardens in Edmonton could network with each other, learn from each other and get to know each other.  The goal is to be a resource for new community gardens... Continue Reading →


The Sunshine Garden: growing community

About three years ago I had a dream of starting a community garden in my neighbourhood.  I wanted to be an advocate for growing food, to demonstrate to others what a wonderful experience it can be and how it helps... Continue Reading →

Christmas Knits for Dolls

I like to make homemade gifts for Christmas.  I do it partly to reduce some of the mindless consumerism of the season and partly because it allows me to become a maker, a creator, a designer. I also really like... Continue Reading →

Backyard Herbs

One garden box in my yard is dedicated herbs.  I grow parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme, basil, oregano there, and also grow dill and mint (contained).  Cooking dinner in the summer involves dashing outside for a bunch of basil or a... Continue Reading →

Bowl of Cherries

Three years ago I bought a cherry tree.  I had no idea how I could cram it into my already crowded yard, but I bought it anyway.  I had picked cherries the year before, and loved them, and knew I... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year

With the new year, comes new year resolutions.  One of mine was to start a micro blog of purposeful actions we can take to enrich our lives and make our world a better place.  Today I baked homemade buns to... Continue Reading →

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