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SOLD OUT: Mixing It Up in the Urban Garden 2015

Mixing It Up in the Urban Garden 2015 has SOLD OUT, however, if you would like to be put on a waiting list in case of cancellations please email us your name and contact info at mixingitupurban@gmail.com. You can also email us at the same address if you would like information on...

10/23/2014 - 23:17 in Victoria | Read more
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MGs ON THE RADIO: CBC North by Northwest - listen here

NxNW Host Sheryl MacKay interviews MGs: MG interviews may be listened to via the links below the MG interviewed for the NXNW broadcast for Saturday, October 25, 2014 is Sue Ackerman from our Thompson Shuswap Chapter http://www.cbc.ca/player/Radio/Local+Shows/British+Columbia/...

10/06/2014 - 08:11 in MGABC | Read more
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2014 COMMUNITIES IN BLOOM GREEN THUMB GARDEN CONTEST

The awards evening on September 17, 2014 at Benvoulin Heritage Church was well attended by the winners of this year’s contest and their friends. A celebration was held to honour the lucky winners, as they received their plaques and garden stakes to commemorate the event, which...

09/20/2014 - 07:19 in Okanagan | Read more
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100th ANNIVERSARY of the SUMMERLAND RESEARCH STATION

October 4, 2014 is the 100th Anniversary of the Pacific Agri-Food Research Station in Summerland.  In celebration of this Centennial the public is invited to join us for a full day of events at the gardens. When - Saturday October 4th, 2014 10 am - 4 pm Where - Summerland...

09/18/2014 - 13:45 in Okanagan | 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...

07/19/2014 - 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...

07/13/2014 - 05:38 in MGABC | Read more
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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...

03/20/2014 - 06:33 in Vancouver | 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...

02/26/2014 - 17:00 in Vancouver | 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...

02/11/2014 - 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...

02/11/2014 - 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-...

02/09/2014 - 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...

02/01/2014 - 16:39 in Victoria | Read more
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CONGRATULATIONS to 33 of our Newest Vancouver MGs!

Welcome to our newest graduates of the Vancouver Basic Training Program. Many of you have already jumped in with both feet and gloves ( gardening of course) on. It is great to have you on board Jill Wright (far left )  our Chair 2013/ 2014 , announces names of our recent...

01/29/2014 - 17:00 in Vancouver | Read more
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AUTUMN GREETINGS from the MGABC President

Another season is upon us….the leaves are falling in the Lower Mainland and I hear the snow is starting in the Interior and further points north.  It is time to finish cleanup and then to reflect on plans for next year – for both your garden and your association. The MGABC 2013...

11/22/2013 - 08:10 in MGABC | Read more
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VMGA Launch Successful Advanced Training Program

The first Advanced Training Program course: Botany! In September 2013, the Victoria Chapter conducted the first in its series of Advanced Training Program courses.  Due to the overwhelming popularity of this Botany Course, taught by Dr. Norma Senn, it was necessary to conduct a...

11/14/2013 - 13:38 in Victoria | Read more
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COMMUNITIES IN BLOOM Congratulations!

Hot off the press! Kamloops ( part of our Thompson Shuswap Chapter)  has just won the international challenge of Communities in Bloom for communities of 50,000 and over!     We were up against 2 other Canadian cities as well as ones in England and South Korea.   The judges look...

11/09/2013 - 10:16 in MGABC | Read more
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2013 BEST COMMUNITY PROJECT

2013 Communities in Bloom - Green Thumb Garden Contest   The 2013 CIB Green Thumb Garden Contest awards celebration was held at the Benvoulin Heritage Church in Kelowna on September 11, 2013.  The award for BEST COMMUNITY PROJECT went to Master Gardener, Caroline Hill and her...

09/14/2013 - 14:36 in Okanagan | Read more
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MGABC AGM Oct 20th VanDusen Floral Hall ~ Archived

Your  MGABC Council has arranged a very interesting day for our 2013 PROVINCIAL AGM. mark your calendar....Please join us in Vancouverat VanDusen Botanical Garden, Floral HallSunday, October 2011:00 am to 3:00 pmMGABC MEMBERS ONLY Speakers:  Dan Jason of Salt Spring Seeds...

09/10/2013 - 08:48 in MGABC | Read more
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Judy Bell - 2011 Gardener of The Year

MASTER GARDENER - JUDY BELL   Meet Judy Bell, an outstanding Master Gardener who, for 9 years has mentored many MGiTs (Master Gardeners in Training).  Judy has and continues to devote many volunteer hours (too numerous to count) to her community. She was nominated for ‘Gardener...

09/01/2013 - 11:03 in Okanagan | Read more
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VANCOUVER MGs Harvest Festival Sat. September 28th ~ Archived

Another great day of learning ! Everyone had a great time at this event in the Floral Hall at VanDusen Botanical Gardens viewing Displays, talking with Vendors, getting sustainable gardening advice and attending great lectures! This event was also the same day as the VBG Bulb...

08/30/2013 - 03:55 in Vancouver | Read more
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NEW AUGUST EPISODE! MGs ON THE RADIO: CBC North by Northwest

Vancouver MG Sharon Hanna interview from August 10th  Episode may be found here http://www.cbc.ca/player/Radio/Local+Shows/British+Columbia/ID/2400291599/ by clicking here and scrolling down to August 10th http://www.cbc.ca/radio/podcasts/british-columbia/bc-north-by-northwest...

05/13/2013 - 08:12 | 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-...

04/19/2013 - 10:53 in Vancouver | 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...

04/07/2013 - 13:10 in Okanagan | 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...

03/21/2013 - 02:59 in Vancouver Island (VIMGA) | Read more

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