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THE POLLINIZING SESSIONS - WATCH ONLINE

The final talk at the Kelowna downtown library was last night, Thursday, May 26th.  Guest speaker was Lori Weidenhammer who has just published a wonderful new book, Victory Gardens for Bees: A DIY Guide to Saving the Bees. (See this link for more info: http://www.douglas-...

05/27/2016 - 12:47 in Okanagan | Read more
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OVERWINTERING ZONAL GERANIUMS

JEAN’S TIPS ON OVERWINTERING GERANIUMS These tips are provided by Jean Dangerfield.  They are her personal experiences with over wintering geraniums.  Geraniums are easy to over-winter.  I start at the end of September or up to mid October, removing my geraniums from their...

11/11/2013 - 08:43 in Okanagan | Read more
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GROWING CLEMATIS FOR BEGINNERS

Clematis plants are very floriferous, come in a wide variety of colours and love our climate. Clematis make a beautiful display whether they sprawl along the ground, are planted against frames, grow up into trees, climb over archways, pergolas, or fences, while smaller varieties...

07/06/2013 - 02:01 in Okanagan | Read more
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WORKING WELL - TIPS FOR GARDEN CLEAN UP

WORKING WELL - TIPS FOR GARDEN CLEAN UP Raking- ergonomic handles (which are available to attach to your rake) help you stay more upright.  Move weight from one foot to the other, using legs rather than the back.  Intersperse with other jobs to avoid fatigue.  While standing,...

11/04/2012 - 14:07 in Okanagan | Read more
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AFRICAN VIOLETS

JEAN'S TIPS ON HOW TO GROW BEAUTIFUL HEALTHY AFRICAN VIOLETS: A) How African Violets are potted is important: Put them in a pot with holes in the bottom - plain 4 inch nursery pots for small violets.  Use good commercial African violet soil. Make sure they can breathe. Place the...

02/18/2012 - 08:25 in Okanagan | Read more