Gardening Resources

WestCoast Seeds suggests……

Want to Know about Rain Gardens?

One of our board members recently attended SFU’s Faculty of Environment’s public talk Imagine 12,000 Rain Gardens on Vancouver’s North Shore with guest speaker Dr. Aaron Clark.

We have posted a link to the video of the talk, as well as a summary of the talk, including his slides, here.

If you would like to keep updated on the details of the SFU rain garden project, please email ( They will happily add you to their mailing list.


Wondering What to Plant?  These All Do Great in Garden Plots!

  • courgettes – Zucchini or other squashes
  • mange tout – snow or snap peas
Companion Planting – Find Out Which Veggies Make Good Neighbours!

What to do with used Coffee Grounds…!


Here are some resources to aid in your ongoing quest for the perfect parsnip, or the merriest of melons… Happy Reading!

reference books


Link to the West Coast Seeds Planting Guides for BC, including Vegetable Charts, Flowers, Herbs, Cover Crops and Winter Plantings.