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DUNSTER TOUR

Read about the Dunster Tour in the PDF below.

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 02:27 in Prince George | Read more
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HYPERTUFA WORKSHOP

Members of the David Douglas Botanical Garden Society, under the leadership of the MGAPG, gathered in late August to begin work on a fundraiser for the Garden. Ten members created over 20 hypertufa planters from plastic bowls and various other containers. The planters will be...

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 07:51 in Prince George | Read more
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2014 EVENTS: Okanagan Area Garden Events

JULY 5 GUISACHAN FLOWER SHOW, KELOWNA GARDEN CLUB 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. JULY 12 SHUSWAP GARDEN CLUB FLOWER SHOW, Piccadilly Mall JULY 13 FINTRY SUMMER FAIR - celebrating BC Parks Day, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. AUGUST 24 KELOWNA GARDEN CLUB ‘OPEN GARDENS’ VENUE TO BE ANNOUNCED AUGUST 27-31...

Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 17:00 in Okanagan | Read more
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MGABC AGM ~ Sunday Sept 21st ~ Kelowna ~

J– Sunday September 21/14      MGABC – AGM to be hosted by the Okanagan and Thompson Shuswap Chapter      Held at Okanagan College, 1000 KLO Road, Kelowna      Hope you will plan to come for a day of celebration and sharing with other MGs.   We also welcome the public to attend...

Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 05:38 in MGABC | Read more
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MG ADVANCED TRAINING : Shrubs ~ A Walk in the Garden

On a beautiful spring day at VanDusen Botanical Gardens, our enthusiastic instructor, Betty Cunnin, explains the characteristics of Rosaceae, the Rose Family. (The name comes from the type genus Rosa. Among the most species-rich genera are Alchemilla, Sorbus, Crateaegus,...

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 07:15 in MGABC | Read more
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PROTECTING BC POTATOES : Potato Disease Info

What Gardeners Can Do to Prevent the Spread of Harmful Potato Pests Late blight : our # 1 concern! What is Late Blight? •Late blight is caused by a fungal-like organism( Phytophthora infestans), which affects solanaceous crops, a plant family that includes potatoes, tomatoes,...

Monday, May 12, 2014 - 09:21 in MGABC | Read more
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MASTER GARDENERS SHARE PHOTOS OF THEIR GARDENS

Visitors to Greater Vancouver are always delighted (and often astonished) by the magnificent gardens. The temperate climate encourages Master Gardeners to create unique gardens that contain an exceptionally wide range of plants. Click on the link that follows to see photos of...

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 09:12 in Vancouver | Read more
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MG ADVANCED TRAINING : Native Plants with Dr. Richard Hebda

Derek , Vancouver MG, is a graduate of Advanced Training.  He's generously shared a few lovely photos of a  Native Plant walk at VanDusen with Dr. Richard Hebda, ATP Instructor. For more info on Advanced Training click here Devil's Club : the most used plant for medicinal...

Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 07:30 in Vancouver | Read more
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BEETLE ID - Ten Lined June Beetle

One of our members spotted this specimen recently and reported : Linda Gilkeson claims that this beetle does no great harm to the garden, although it can munch away at conifers. It was dead when found beneath a Douglas fir. This beetle and its larvae could be destructive if...

Friday, April 18, 2014 - 13:40 in Vancouver | Read more
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JUDY ZIPURSKY: Leader, Mentor and Friend

For the incredible contribution she has made to Master Gardeners and our local community, one Master Gardener in particular is worthy of very special acknowledgement. Judy Zipursky , Vancouver Master Gardener, Chairperson and Founder of the Healing Garden Group for the past 10...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 12:36 in Vancouver | Read more
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MYSTERY PLANT: Edgeworthia chrysantha (Paper bush)

In February,  a friend sent me a photo of a  plant she had come across on a walk and asked me to identify it.  She described an intoxicating, tropical perfume with clusters of largish, yellow flowers covering the bare branches.  I was stumped and tentatively offered Daphne....

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 12:02 in Vancouver | Read more
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HEALING GARDENS Help All Involved

Through the Master Gardener Healing Committee (formerly led by Judy Zipursky for 10 years! ) Vancouver Master Gardeners are involved in a wide range of healing gardens.  These gardens are designed to actively involve people in them to promote an overall sense of well-being. ...

Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 01:41 in Vancouver | Read more

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