SPIN Gardening in Castlegar

Image by urbanworkbench via Flickr Robyn and I are ordering seeds and equipment in preparation for our first year of SPIN gardening. “SPIN-gardeners are always thinking of ways to creatively expand, just like SPIN-farmers,” Satzewich says.The SPIN system involves “relay planting,” densely sowing one crop after another to keep the beds perpetually full; growing short-season, […]

Preparing for Spring

The end of January may signify different things for different people, but for our family, it represents a call to action, a call to the gardening, farming and seed catalogs and a call to start planning out the garden beds for the coming growing seasons.

The SPIN Garden and Zoning Bylaws

These may seem like trivial issues, but to get clarity, this is a question that councils such should consider as these projects become more popular – would the SPIN model of gardening – and the earning of income from such crops be a violation of the zoning bylaw?