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LAVERNE'S GARDEN EVOLUTION

On Sunday, September 29, 2013 an enthusiastic and cheerful group from our Chapter went to visit fellow MG Laverne de Yaeger's ½ acre garden in Lake Country. We'd last seen it in the spring during our Open Garden Tour event. We returned to see all the progress Laverne made in...

Sunday, September 29, 2013 - 14:05 in Okanagan | Read more
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2013 BEST COMMUNITY PROJECT

2013 Communities in Bloom - Green Thumb Garden Contest   The 2013 CIB Green Thumb Garden Contest awards celebration was held at the Benvoulin Heritage Church in Kelowna on September 11, 2013.  The award for BEST COMMUNITY PROJECT went to Master Gardener, Caroline Hill and her...

Saturday, September 14, 2013 - 14:36 in Okanagan | Read more
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MGABC AGM Oct 20th VanDusen Floral Hall ~ Archived

Your  MGABC Council has arranged a very interesting day for our 2013 PROVINCIAL AGM. mark your calendar....Please join us in Vancouverat VanDusen Botanical Garden, Floral HallSunday, October 2011:00 am to 3:00 pmMGABC MEMBERS ONLY Speakers:  Dan Jason of Salt Spring Seeds...

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 08:48 in MGABC | Read more
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OKANAGAN MASTER GARDENER PHOTO MONTAGE

Okanagan Master Gardeners (MG) and Master Gardeners in Training (MGiT)volunteer at a variety of venues throughout the year in the Okanagan Valley.   From Osoyoos to Vernon you will find us somewhere doing what we love - educating the public on plant, pest and disease...

Sunday, September 1, 2013 - 11:53 in Okanagan | Read more
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Judy Bell - 2011 Gardener of The Year

MASTER GARDENER - JUDY BELL   Meet Judy Bell, an outstanding Master Gardener who, for 9 years has mentored many MGiTs (Master Gardeners in Training).  Judy has and continues to devote many volunteer hours (too numerous to count) to her community. She was nominated for ‘Gardener...

Sunday, September 1, 2013 - 11:03 in Okanagan | Read more
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VANCOUVER MGs Harvest Festival Sat. September 28th ~ Archived

Another great day of learning ! Everyone had a great time at this event in the Floral Hall at VanDusen Botanical Gardens viewing Displays, talking with Vendors, getting sustainable gardening advice and attending great lectures! This event was also the same day as the VBG Bulb...

Friday, August 30, 2013 - 03:55 in Vancouver | Read more
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GROW A COMMUNITY ~ Riley Park: Seed to Sky Gardeners

Green peas, red cabbage and sunshine-coloured flowers burst from community garden plots that flank the parking lot at the Cityview Baptist Church. The plots are so narrow passersby might not even notice them edging the unpaved swathe off East 28th Avenue and Sophia Street, but...

Friday, August 9, 2013 - 08:49 in Vancouver | Read more
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GROWING CLEMATIS FOR BEGINNERS

Clematis plants are very floriferous, come in a wide variety of colours and love our climate. Clematis make a beautiful display whether they sprawl along the ground, are planted against frames, grow up into trees, climb over archways, pergolas, or fences, while smaller varieties...

Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 02:01 in Okanagan | Read more
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MGs ARE BUSY at the North Shore Hospice Garden

The North Shore Hospice garden shifts between a setting of busy activity with gardeners, and a restful refuge for patients and families.  It is also a place where gardeners exchange information about the garden and its features when asked by interested patients and their...

Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 10:14 in Vancouver | Read more
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MAY AND JUNE in MASTER GARDENERS' GARDENS

Following a very wet spring in Greater Vancouver, we had record breaking highs at the end of June. There is a little white dog hidden in the title photograph; see if you can find the shady spot she found to stay cool. With every month, Jo Canning’s garden changes. In June, she...

Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 04:48 in Vancouver | Read more
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IN MEMORY OF LAURA WELLS

Laura Wells, Class of 2004, was a quietly determined, but gentle person, with a passion for life. Her cheerfulness and enthusiasm for all her projects and hobbies was infectious. A group of us met and formed a friendship while volunteering at Queen Alexandra School Garden in...

Friday, May 31, 2013 - 04:24 in Vancouver | Read more
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NEW AUGUST EPISODE! MGs ON THE RADIO: CBC North by Northwest

Vancouver MG Sharon Hanna interview from August 10th  Episode may be found here http://www.cbc.ca/player/Radio/Local+Shows/British+Columbia/ID/2400291599/ by clicking here and scrolling down to August 10th http://www.cbc.ca/radio/podcasts/british-columbia/bc-north-by-northwest...

Monday, May 13, 2013 - 08:12 | Read more

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