Who are We?

We are the Tahsis Community Garden Society. Please email us at tahsiscommunitygardensociety@gmail.com

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Exciting New Music Label and Collective in Tahsis

There is now a music label and collective based in Tahsis...please join me in welcoming and congratulating  the artists of Nootka Sounds!

Here is the Nootka Sounds website, and follow the instructions to receive the newsletter here:  newsletter sign-up

Photo from the Nootka Sounds website


Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Work Party - Fall Clean-up Date Change to October 30th

Time to tidy and tuck in - winter is coming! 

Work Party - Fall Clean-up
Sunday, October 30, 2016
10 am til 3 pm  

Please bring work gloves, your favourite garden tools, 
a paper bag lunch and something to drink. 

photo by Karli Yanchus

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Mason Bee Update

Today was the final stage for the Mason bees life cycle. I took the larvae out of the hive and washed off the light cement-like covering. The directions warned there may be mites but there were none in sight. They are now drying before I put them into boxes and store them in the refrigerator crisper until spring blossoms appear. 
We had purchased 30 bees and those bees produced 56 larvae. No idea how many will hatch in the spring. 

Sunday, September 25, 2016


The Tahsis Community Garden Harvest Potluck will be moved to the Seniors Centre, due to today's weather.  Same time 5 PM.  

Now, if it were a work party and not a social event, then we'd be out there in our rain gear. 

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Harvest Potluck at 5 PM on Sunday, September 25th

The Tahsis Community Garden is hosting a Harvest Potluck Dinner
Sunday, September 25th @ 5 pm 
All community members are welcome.  
Come and see the garden, there will be some plots coming available for the 2017 growing season.   

Tahsis Inlet in Autumn 

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Garden Whimsy

The community garden has 23 raised beds and 10 'table top' beds. Each plot is as unique as the gardener, here are some personal touches - garden whimsy. 
great place for a nap

the bedstead
scarlet runners stepping up

the holly tree home

bumbling in the breeze

suitable for framing

porta potty pretty - surrounded by repurposed village waste bins
porta potty planter

our bright bench

benevolent tree spirit

rock love

sedum on stump

garden gnome

prairie magic

stump table

bicycle over road


Monday, August 1, 2016

Blooming Bee Balm

Hot dry weather and winds, the bee balm has blossomed. 

The herb bed as backdrop to Kim's plot, with corn, squash and a plethora of peas

Bee on Bee Balm

Bee balm with tarragon. 

Sunday, July 24, 2016

2016 Tahsis Days Annual Community Garden Slugfest

The hunt was on!  Who can find the most slugs?

Checking out the slug jail

These guys were pretty determined

Juanita and Dudley watch with anticipation.  Dudley was dressed up with a bow around his neck for the occasion. Dudly and his other ducky friends get all the slugs at the end of the event.  Yum yum!

Dudley eats a slug

Pondering the scavenger hunt
Great stuff to find in the garden!

After a great story from Catherine about a slug who wants a pretty shell, the kids get to make slugs with shells as a craft

Loving the fruit kabobs!

Ice cold lemonade, with the addition of mint and lemon balm from the garden


Cooling off under the tent

A fancy snail shell

THis young man found 16 slugs, making him the grand prize winner, and proud new owner of the knitted slug from Janet of Tahsis Toys!

A fancy snail shell

Prizes for everyone, and this little girl chose bubbles! 

Emily is serious about painting with Grandma!

She wanted a turn cuddling with the slug

Toy swords

On to the next adventure!