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PLANT LEGEND BY BLOOM TIME



11/16/2017 - 13:29 in Thompson Shuswap | Read more
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TSMG Strategic Plan

12 page doc about what we, as TSMG's, are all about.

10/31/2017 - 12:39 in Thompson Shuswap | Read more
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CULTIVATING COMMUNITY: A Guide to Starting a Community Garden

Cultivating Community:  A Guide to Starting a Community Garden Congratulations to Shelaigh Garson, a Thompson Shuswap Master Gardener and coordinator of the City of Kamloops Community Gardens. She has written a book about starting community gardens.  A PDF copy of this book is...

02/21/2016 - 05:14 in Thompson Shuswap | Read more
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ATTRACTING POLLINATORS TO YOUR GARDEN ~

(photo courtesy of Vancouver MG Karen Bos) Supporting Bees & Beneficial Insects, Why Should We Care? An informative pamphlet detailing what to grow to attract pollinators to your garden. Learn which plants attract honey bees, native bumblebees, native solitary bees and...

11/18/2013 - 13:54 in Thompson Shuswap | Read more
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GERMINATION TEST for Seeds

How to do a Germination Test on Seeds If you have saved seeds from your own garden, or been given some seeds from another's, you may wish to check to see if the seeds are still viable before you plant them.  A simple germination test will give you the answer.  Here's how to do...

11/11/2013 - 09:58 in Thompson Shuswap | Read more
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Seed Tapes

     How to Make Seed Tapes     You will need:  seed, ziploc bags, paper towels cut in 1 1/2" - 2" strips folded in half.     Squeeze bottle, food colouring, 1 tbsp cornstarch, 1 c. water Step 1:    Prepare glue:  Dissolve cornstarch in water over medium heat until mixture boils...

06/09/2012 - 07:14 in Thompson Shuswap | Read more
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Pollinator Gardening

An informative pamphlet detailing what to grow to attract pollinators to your garden.  A collaborative effort by  Kamloops Master Gardeners Elaine Sedgman and Fearon Blair and the city of Kamloops.  Available in Colour or BW versions.

08/01/2011 - 06:56 in Thompson Shuswap | Read more