Quite a typical east-van back-yard: A small amount of green space (often a small strip), adjacent to a large slab of concrete! Well, lets work with what we have, right? We put in some boxes, with trellis for vertical growing, complete with a custom bench for outdoor screenings!
It’s amazing what a difference putting in a food garden can make to making a space more user friendly and FAR MORE PRODUCTIVE! Like many in the city, this yard was torn apart my chafer beetle, so we turned it into a place where kitchen ingredients are grown!
The best places to grow food are the following: Most sunny and under-used. For a lot of folks, this means growing food in the front yard! Food gardens can be and are beautiful, lets improve front yards all across the city by growing food in them!
Why leave any grass when growing food makes SO MUCH MORE SENSE! This yard was previously ravaged by chafer beetle and now it’s home to a LARGE annual veggie garden, four fruit trees, a perennial herb and berry garden (full of raspberries, strawberries and blueberries)!
Building a garden in this beautiful yard was a pleasure: The existing landscaping was real sharp and adding a productive element to their yard made it that much better! With a large selection of veggies and perennial herbs, these folks are eating from their garden every day!
It warms our hearts when you meet folks who are truly committed to living consciously. These gardeners believe in consuming food with reverence and respect, so building a garden was a natural addition to their west-side home!
Two vegan chefs invested in a complete yard transformation (makes sense when you consume a lot of veggies)! Backhoe in toe, we levelled, hilled soil, built a greenhouse, a perennial herb and berry garden, built a stone path and stairs and recently added irrigation!
A young family with roots in holistic nutrition built this garden in the hopes of connecting their kids to the food they eat it, growing and organic produce, built this modest but efficient garden to do just this!
These local, sustainable and organic food advocates were keen to walk the talk! Converting front yard and a whole lot of back-yard space with raised beds, two berry gardens and a perennial herb garden, has helped them achieve their goals of consuming with a lighter footprint!
This beautiful perennial herb garden completes this Balfour Avenue home garden. The rock bed is overflowing with fresh herbs to garnish that home cooked meal.
This garden has it all! Growing space, raspberries, strawberries, and herbs galore! We also coach the parents and kids in their garden so they can be more connected to their food source.
Victory Gardens overhauled a pre-existing veggie garden that wasn’t as productive as it could be into a mega veggie-producing zone. This garden even has a few varieties of blueberries and strawberries for continuous summer harvest!
When you don’t have a whole lot of room in your yard, like these guys, think outside of the (garden) box! These beautiful custom cedar boxes in the street allowance will be filled with a selection a greens, brassicas and herbs.
Go big or go home! This East Vancouver garden is set up to grow a whole lot of food in not a lot of space… And, we set them up to grow all season long with some hoop houses. This yard is the epitome of urban self-sufficiency!
Why only grow ornamentals when you can grow food as well? This beautifully landscaped yard makes the perfect location for a Victory Garden! We also take care of growing their food too, so every week the bounty is harvested fresh, directly from the yard and right to the back door!
All it takes is a few garden beds to transform a space, and this is exactly what we did in this Vancouver yard. Victory Gardens built and installed this veggie garden, provided coaching, a custom planting guide and map and all the seeds and starts for a successful season.
This large home garden is growing enough food to feed a family! Kale, tomatoes, beans, basil, broccoli and more are abundant. Keep posted, as this garden is to soon be expanded to grow even more food!
With large stone pavers, a few strategically placed hand-made boxes and a beautiful custom 3 bin compost system, this west-side yard was transformed for food and compost; all of the compost required to fulfill this garden’s needs.
Victory Gardens helped transform this small backyard into a veggie growing and relaxing haven that is shared by a family and tenant in a coach house. Staples such as kale and carrots occupy the garden space here, and rainwater is utilized for quenching the thirst of seedlings.
Yes, a 3-year old is responsible for the success of this garden (with help from his awesome Mom and a bit of regular VG coaching). This little guy is on his way to becoming a seasoned food grower! Training next generation’s farmers is what we love to do!
What was once solely an ornamental garden space is now not only beautiful, but now has vegetables incorporated into the mix! Victory Gardens does the maintenance, and the family gets fresh veggies on their doorstep!
Victory Gardens transformed this back yard into a veggie producing haven complete with raised beds and flagstone with creeping thyme in the cracks. With a little regular one-on-one coaching with the client, this garden is going off!
Victory Gardens transformed this barren moss patch into a beautiful rock and veggie garden. We built the beds, laid the stone and taught these keeners how to maximize their newly transformed space.