News

March 1, 2022

Easy Self Watering Garden Systems

In September 2021, I shared and demonstrated an approach to container gardening that reduces water usage, time and physical demands. This system means having a garden is more accessible to...

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Quadra Island Beach Cleanup

We got a Neighbourhood Small Grant to support the “Quadra Island beach clean dream team.” To date we have collected and stashed or removed equivalent to approximately 3- 40 yard...

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Book Care Boxes Campbell River

After the huge success of the Book Care Box 2020, that took place in December, I decided to apply again to the NSG for the Spring session. The project was...

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Pickleball for Quadra Island Seniors

On March 11, 2021 we applied for a Campbell River Community Foundation Neighbourhood Small Grant and when we received notification of being successful, we ordered two portable pickleball nets from...

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Larwood Library Book Bench

We have a Rotary Free Library at the front of place in Campbell River. The sidewalk and the library are both very well used daily, rain or shine. Pedestrian traffic...

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Community Library on Wally’s Way

With support of NSG, we built a community library Wally’s Way in Parksville. The library is a wonderful asset to our cul-de-sac and is well utilized. It is serving to...

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Neighbourhood Farmstand

With materials and time donated by over 20 households, supported by this Neighbourhood Grant from the Salt Spring Island Foundation and the NSG Island Network, we were able to construct...

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