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August in the Garden

If one word were to sum up Spring Ridge Commons at this time of year, it would be ­Kairos

Josh WaglerPublished August 2013Village Vibe Newspaper 

Kairos is an ancient Greek word ­meaning the right or opportune moment (the supreme moment). There is a delicate dance played at Spring Ridge; patience allows fruits to sweeten, yet too much […]

By |August 1st, 2013|Commons Corner, News|0 Comments

Kairos

Plant of the Month: Sea Buckthorn

Josh WaglerPublished August 2013Village Vibe NewspaperIf one word were to sum up Spring Ridge Commons at this time of year, it would be Kairos. Kairos is an ancient Greek word meaning the right or opportune moment (the supreme moment). There is a delicate dance played at Spring Ridge; patience allows […]

By |July 31st, 2013|Commons Corner, News|0 Comments

common corner: Tasty Treats

Josh WaglerPublished June 2013Village Vibe Newspaper Each visit to Spring Ridge Commons brings unexpected delights. As I venture inwards through the wood-chipped pathways, my taste buds buzz with anticipation and I am astounded by the depth of life I which greets me.

To the uninitiated identifying plants in such a system can be daunting. Nevertheless, with patient […]

By |June 3rd, 2013|Commons Corner, News|0 Comments

Friends of Spring Ridge Commons

 Josh Wagler
Published April 2013 Village Vibe Newspaper As I once heard from one of my favourite eight year olds, it was a day that looked like a big wool sock had been pulled over the sky. Nonetheless, spring is fast ­approaching, and by the time of print, it will have already sprung. As I write, the […]

By |April 3rd, 2013|Commons Corner, News|0 Comments

Blossoms at Springridge Common

 
Springridge Common is showing signs of Spring…
 
Crocus
 
Red Flowering Currant
 
Purple Sprouting Broccoli
 
Damson Plum Blossoms
 
Indian Plum
 

By |March 23rd, 2012|Commons Corner, News|0 Comments

Share your stories & experiences at Springridge Common

April Mallett is working towards a MA in Child and Youth Care at UVic and she is conducting a research study on how young people are participating in the Common.

She is also a youth worker, and in this role has worked in experiential and mainstream education, youth justice, drop-in services for street-involved youth, and residential […]

By |November 28th, 2011|Commons Corner, News|0 Comments

Springridge Common is Growing Prosperity

The Youth Research and Engagement in Growing Prosperity Project is partnered project with the UVic Centre for Youth and Society the Community Social Planning Council.

This project analyzed the 2006 Census data specifically on youth in the CRD between 15-24 and 24-35 years of age. This project is engaging with local organizations within the CRD and […]

By |November 16th, 2011|Commons Corner, News|0 Comments
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