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Plan your vegetable garden

QUESTION: I could really use some advice on how to get the most out of my very limited garden. It is long, narrow and inside a retaining wall. Tomatoes do very well. I have tried planting chives, cabbage, cucumber, mint, peppers, pumpkin and carrots.

Royal City go-getter

New Westminster resident Melissa Balfour is passionate about the Royal City and the causes that are near and dear to her heart, including veganism, animal rights and food empowerment. She blogs about these and other topics at www.thehungrytaurus.

City hospital's annual gala on this week

RCH Foundation hopes to raise thousands at fifth annual SHINE gala on Thursday

'If I was rich, I'd be considered eccentric'

Cheryl Rogers is a relative newbie to Queensborough, having moved to the island community in 1993.

A powerful part of the city's history

his year's Heritage Week theme is Power T- Looking at Energy in British Columbia, A Powerful Past, A Sustainable Future.

What's happening in the city this weekend?

We're continuing with our popular feature - our staff's Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend. This Feb.

Hockey fundraiser this Saturday

The Simon Fraser University hockey team and the Burnaby-based Dixon Transition Society will joining forces this Saturday to help end violence against women and children.


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Because sport is for everyone

New Westminster residents are working to set up a KidSport chapter in the city

Start those seedlings

Whether it's sunny or rainy, some things can be done to prepare for this year's vegetable harvest. In dry spells, shallots, onion sets and garlic can be planted outside.
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