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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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Life After Pesticides: Saving Our Pollinators One Garden at a Time

Life After Pesticides: Saving Our Pollinators One Garden at a Time Free public presentation in Kamloops, BC with entomologist Dr. Linda Gilkeson Friday, April 19th, 7:00 pm TRU Clock Tower  Presented by the Thompson Shuswap Master Gardeners Association & Thompson Rivers...

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 05:51 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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2013 Educational Opportunities hosted by THE KELOWNA GARDEN CLUB ~ Archived

These opportunities are open to anyone wanting to learn and/or participate in horiticultural related activities.  Venue:  First Lutheran Church and School Fellowship Hall, 4091 Lakeshore Rd (corner of Lexington and Lakeshore) in Kelowna - there is a fee for non-garden club...

Monday, February 25, 2013 - 09:03 in Okanagan | Read more
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SPRING SEMINAR 2013 - Mar 17th - FOREVER GREEN ~ Burnaby BC - Thank you to all attendees!

What a super day for learning -- over 360 MGs and Friends packed the Theatre-- even the weather cooperated. Thank you to everyone who helped to make this such a super day , to all the volunteers at Registration, set-up, & Plant Sale, to the vendors: Big Bear Tools Kelpman...

Monday, February 18, 2013 - 09:38 in Vancouver | Read more
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PRINCESS AUBERGINE'S GARDEN

Jo Canning , Vancouver MG, residing in Powell River, BC As I await the lengthening days and the warming soil, I’m indulging the seed catalogues.  I have plenty of seeds.  I save seeds.  At the end of each season I promise I will limit myself to only two new experiments, feeling...

Sunday, February 17, 2013 - 10:22 in Vancouver | Read more
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FRUIT PESTS: Spotted Wing Drosophila & Apple maggot

An excerpt from Linda Gilkeson's latest bulletin: It is now more important than ever for gardeners to have access to durable insect netting to protect against two, quite nasty, fruit pests that are now established in the region: Spotted wing Drosophila (a species of vinegar fly...

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 11:13 in MGABC | Read more

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