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INVASIVE SPECIES COUNCIL OF BC'S 2014 Forum Notes

Thank you to Marty McConnell, Vancouver MG, who attended the ISCBC Forum on behalf of MGABC and provided us with notes from the 14 Speakers Link Directly to ISC Presentation click the heading below to read the notes: Summary of ISC Conference – Wednesday, January 22   1. Donald...

Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 06:33 in Vancouver | Read more
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NATURAL PEST MANAGEMENT

Learn to support beneficial insects by not using insecticides in your garden. Even the least toxic pesticides, such as soap, will kill beneficials. This fact sheet has been scanned from the original so while some visual quality has been lost the advice is still excellent and ...

Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 13:04 in MGABC | Read more
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SPRING SEMINAR 2014: Shades of Green ~ Archived

our 2014 Spring Seminar: Sunday March 16th 2014 at the Michael J Fox Theatre in Burnaby was a terrific day of learning over 350 people attended BC Here is a peek at our line up of speakers: ​Gary Lewis of Pheonix Perennials - HOT new Plants ​Jeff Lowenfels : speaks on his new...

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 17:00 in Vancouver | Read more
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GROW ME INSTEAD - Learn about Invasives & better Alternatives

Grow Me Instead is an excellent resource for those looking for alternatives to common Invasive Plants - such as Invasive Daphne laureola pictured above. The booklet prepared by the Invasive Species Council,  may be downloaded to smart phones or tablets by clicking the link here...

Monday, February 24, 2014 - 13:36 in MGABC | Read more
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LINKS - MORE RESOURCES GARDENS & CLUBS

Public Gardens Bloedel Conservatory British Columbia’s Gardens (Public & commercial gardens around Vancouver & Victoria) Darts Hill Garden Park GVRD Regional Parks Memorial University of Newfoundland Botanical Garden Glendale Gardens & Woodland (Horticulture Centre...

Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 17:00 in Vancouver | Read more
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WINTER WALK IN MILNER GARDENS

Before the mercury dropped to three degrees today in mid-February, my daughter and I took up the Milner invitation to walk among the snowdrops in the garden.  We were delightfully surprised, and found many brave winter bloomers to brighten up this dreary day.  Below are some of...

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 13:38 in Vancouver Island (VIMGA) | Read more
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A NOTE FROM THE PRESIDENT : Spring...Where are you?

As I write this I am looking at the primroses, snowdrops and hellebores blooming in my garden. Now I hear a winter warning of freezing temperatures and possible snow coming which means I need to protect those brave little signs of spring.  But should we be surprised?  I think...

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 12:23 | Read more
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KELOWNA SEEDY SATURDAY 2014 - March 8th ~ archived

Date:  March 8th, 2014 Time:  10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Location: Okanagan College, KLO Road, Kelowna.   I am happy to announce that the Okanagan Master Gardener Chapter is organizing “Seedy Saturday 2014”.  Seedy Saturday is an important well established event in Kelowna. Our MG...

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 08:26 in Okanagan | Read more
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SEEDY SATURDAY 2014 - Feb 22nd 10am- 4pm VanDusen Floral Hall ~ Archived

Don't miss our biggest event of the Year! Seedy Saturday Feb 22nd, 2014 Seed Vendors on site, great deals, great advise. Brought to you by Vancouver Master Gardeners, who support Seeds of Diversity. Read a great article on Seedy Saturday here : http://www.mgabc.org/content/seed-...

Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 17:00 in Vancouver | Read more
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Victoria Master Gardeners Welcomes New MG’s

18 MGIT’s completed their hours this year to qualify for Master Gardener status with the Victoria Master Gardeners Association (VMGA).  Congratulations to all the graduates for achieving this level. They will be a great addition to VMGA and we look forward to their involvement...

Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 16:39 in Victoria | Read more

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