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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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2012 WEATHER SUMMARY for South Coastal BC

2012 Weather Summary for South Coastal B.C.                                    So, herewith some of the records we’ve challenged or broken in the last few years (records began at the Vancouver Airport in 1937). 2009-2010 was the warmest winter ever. 2009-10 warmest winter and...

Monday, May 6, 2013 - 06:19 in Vancouver | Read more
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THE MASTERS: Green Thumbs Go to School - A 1st hand look at Basic Training

Green thumbs go to school to learn in-depth gardening at the recent Vancouver MG Basic Training   Felicity Stone, a recent graduate from the Vancouver Chapter Basic Training has written a fabulous article about us  in the Vancouver Sun I thought I knew a lot about gardening....

Monday, May 6, 2013 - 05:27 in Vancouver | Read more
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ENVIRONMENTAL EXTRAVAGANZA 2013 -April 20-June 9 - City of Surrey ~ Archived

The Master Gardeners are supporting the City of Surrey's Environmental Extravaganza event (April 20-June 9, 2013). MGs will be holding a number of clinics and three MGs will be running workshops: HYDRANGEAS - Tuesday April 23rd, 7-8:30pm, at Semiahmoo Library Meeting Room (1815-...

Friday, April 19, 2013 - 10:53 in Vancouver | Read more
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EASY CARE ROSES

Roses have a reputation for being demanding plants to grow well. Read on to learn what make the difference between a happy plant and a miserable one.

Monday, April 8, 2013 - 09:16 in MGABC | Read more
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2013 OKANAGAN GARDENING EVENTS ~ Archived

Come out and support the many plant sales, flower shows and fairs occuring in the Okanagan Valley this season.   Feel free to print the events list by clicking on the pdf attachment below.    Submitted by, Wilma Schellenberger 2013 Lake Country Garden Tour - MG Darlene Cross...

Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 13:10 in Okanagan | Read more

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