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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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VIMGA VOLUNTEER SEASON- Behind the scenes

  VIMGA Volunteer Season: Behind the Scenes   VIMGA has always been challenged by its extensive area, stretching as it does almost from Campbell River to south of Duncan. Nonetheless, every year there is a spirited sign-up session, usually in Nanaimo, a central location not too...

Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 03:09 in Vancouver Island (VIMGA) | Read more
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VANCOUVER ISLAND: MG Basic Training Course

   “VIMGA is pleased to announce that a MG Basic Training course will be offered by VIU at the Paine Horticultural Centre in Nanaimo, beginning on Sept 14, 2013 for 12 Saturdays ending December 7th, 2013. (No classes Sat. Oct. 12th Thanksgiving weekend).   Important change – we...

Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 02:59 in Vancouver Island (VIMGA) | Read more
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KELOWNA SEEDY SATURDAY 2013 ~ Archived

SEEDY SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2013 Master Gardeners Darlene Cross and Wilma Schellenberger and Loraine Harding (Master Gardener in Training) provided a MG clinic at the Kelowna “Seedy Saturday” venue at Okanagan College on March 9, 2013. The venue was perfect for our OMGA as it is a...

Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 04:57 in Okanagan | Read more
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SPRING, SPRING, WONDERFUL SPRING!

It begins late each February, right around the time of my birthday as I recall. Something is different, a stirring that seems to signal winter’s end.  It was in 1961 when it first happened for me; I was seven years old and in grade two. I walked to Dehart Primary School down the...

Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 04:38 in Okanagan | Read more
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SEEDS OF DIVERSITY RECEIVES DONATION

Thanks to the generous door donations  at the February 23rd Seedy Saturday held at VanDusen Botanical Gardens and hosted by the Vancouver Master Gardeners, Seeds of Diversity received a cheque for $1,500 towards their worthy programs. $1,100 was donated at the door by attendees...

Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 13:50 in Vancouver | Read more
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Seminar with Dr. Linda Gilkeson: Life After Pesticides ~ Archived

Seminar with Dr. Linda Gilkeson Life After Pesticides: Saving Our Pollinators One Garden at a Time Saturday April 20 Campus Activity Centre: room 130 (Alpine Room)  Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC 9:00 am - 4:00 pm seminar: $35   catered lunch: $20  presented by the...

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 06:02 in Thompson Shuswap | Read more
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KELOWNA SEEDY SATURDAY - MARCH 9, 2013 ~ Archived

Seed Swap Kelowna Invites You!   WHEN: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 TIME:  10:00am to 3:00pm WHERE: Okanagan College, 1000 KLO Rd. (in the Atrium)   Seeds: Certified Organic, rare, unusual open-pollinated and heritage. Garden plants, and ideas; trade or buy seeds, share knowledge,...

Sunday, March 3, 2013 - 02:03 in Okanagan | Read more

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