Personal gardening service offered again in Valley

Starting a vegetable garden for the first time with limited experience can feel daunting...

Four Season Gardens is again offering a personal gardening service to the Comox Valley.

If the experience of eating luscious tomatoes and crisp sweet carrots grown from your own yard is a desire but you are a novice gardener, then this service is for you.

Starting a vegetable garden for the first time with limited experience can feel daunting. You may have a garden but the commitment of time and effort does not fit into your current lifestyle.

Four Season Gardens provides the expert guidance and confidence to establish a productive garden in the first season providing 20 weeks of harvest. Four Season offers experienced urban farmers to provide all labour and materials to establish a new garden or manage an established garden.

Why would growing your own vegetables be important?

Owner and principal urban farmer David Wicklund states, “Providing people with their own personal kitchen garden full of delicious vegetables addresses three key points — providing nutritious organically grown vegetables at home, learning the fundamental skills of growing food and reducing yard maintenance with an edible landscape. This is ideal for those who can’t or don’t want to maintain their own garden.

“Multiple families can also share a subscription to lower their overall costs. The kitchen garden lends itself to developing a more comprehensive edible landscape design, including tree fruits and berries.”

Four Seasons provides seeds, transplants, top dressing compost, drip irrigation, weekly maintenance and garden design/planning by offering several reasonably priced packages.

The most comprehensive package is the Startup Package, which provides a complete service of preparing the garden and 20 weeks of harvest. A Garden Preparation package includes digging and preparing the soil plus all necessary infrastructure, leaving all the planting and growing to the client.

A New Client Package is for those with existing gardens. There is a Returning Client subscription.

David suggests the Startup option is ideal for those who may not have experience and want some assistance in getting the garden process up and running. David brings his extensive experience from commercial organic farming, gardening and landscape design to each garden he grows.

As one client described her experience, “David made it so easy. It was like magic — with very little effort on our part, out flowed fresh vegetables. There’s a real satisfaction in eating from our own garden — and I love to see my kid “sneaking” into the garden with his friends to snack!”

Four Season Gardens starts the process by offering a free consultation to assess your the site and soil, then develops a garden plan that meets each clients specific desires. David adds, “Gardening is an engaging and creative art focused around soil building which lays the foundation for a lush, beautiful and successful gardening experience. This has been my contribution to each garden I have had the privilege of growing.”

To find out more, visit

— Four Seasons Gardens

Just Posted

Comox Valley RCMP looking for suspicious man in Courtenay

Man was frantically waving at vehicles

Comox Valley golfers prepare for another 55+ Games

Competition, camaraderie name of the game

Comox Valley firefighters assist with wildfire effort

Four Courtenay firefighters are in Fort St. James helping with the fight… Continue reading

Woman rescued from Stotan Falls calling for safety measures

3L Developments did not comment on immediate plans to add safety precautions

B.C. declares state of emergency as more than 560 wildfires rage

This is only the fourth state of emergency ever issued during a fire season

Glacier View residents take a ride on the river

Ground Search and Rescue guides floaters on Puntledge

Safeway union urgest rejection of mediator recommendations

Says mediator asks for too many concessions

Fire chases B.C. crews out of their own camp

Crews in Burns Lake had to leave after a wildfire reportedly overtook their sleeping quarters

To address peacock problem, B.C. city moves ahead on trapping plan

Surrey’s new bylaw focuses on ensuring people no longer feed the birds, ahead of relocation

Hospitals to see ‘delays’ in care after losing Saudi students, health group says

About 1,000 Saudi residents called back to kingdom after suspending diplomatic relations with Canada

Bernier diatribe against ‘extreme multiculturalism’ boosts Liberal coffers

Party spokesperson Braeden Caley says online donations doubled, social media engagement quadrupled

‘Disjointed’ system hinders British Columbia First Nations in wildfire fight

More than 550 wildfires were burning in B.C. and crews were bracing for wind and dry lightning

MasterChef runner-up an award-winning broker

What started as an interest turned into a global pursuit

Castlegar bridge designed by architect of collapsed Italian bridge

Riccardo Morandi designed the Kinnaird Bridge, which is part of Highway 3.

Most Read