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    News

    Cold-Climate Gardening

    Prince George Monday, December 1, 2014 - 17:49
    Prince George author and Master Gardener Melanie J. Watts shares her wealth of gardening knowledge in her recently published book Growing Food in a short season:Sustainable, Organic Cold-Climate Gardening. The...
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    Victoria Mixing It Up Conference 2015 SOLD OUT

    Victoria Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 23:24
    Victoria’s popular Mixing it Up in the Urban Garden Biennial Conference, scheduled for January 31st, 2015 sold the last of its 250 ticket allocation today, November 11, 2014. Conference chair, Elaine Scott reports...
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    Darlene Cross - 2014 Gardener Of The Year

    Okanagan Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 21:34
    Master Gardener, Darlene Cross was chosen to be the 2014 Gardener of the Year by the Communities in Bloom (CIB) Committee. Darlene has served as one of the judges for the annual Green Thumb Garden Contest (sponsored by...
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    MGs ON THE RADIO: CBC North by Northwest - listen here

    Monday, October 6, 2014 - 14:11
    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...
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    Articles

    ADVANCED TRAINING - Trees : A Walk at Dart's Hill

    Vancouver Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 12:23
    More stunning shots this time of the October field trip for Advanced Training : Trees, to Dart's Hill, in Surrey BC
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    A NEW HOUSE & GARDEN IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD

    Vancouver Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 13:35
    Gardening can be a hobby, a passion, our way to help the environment, grow great fresh food, help defray the cost of living, or all of this and so much more.  We can learn so much from the experience of others in...
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    ADVANCED TRAINING - Trees - A Walk in the Garden

    Vancouver Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 13:29
    A stunning example of Sequoia sempervirens, the California Redwood at VanDusen Botanical Gardens  
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    Resources

    GARLIC: Fall Planting - Summer Harvest

    Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 12:59
    It's not too late! Choosing the right bulb for planting Ideally, begin with organically-grown garlic from B.C. This is easily found at farmer’s markets and at fine food stores that stock organic produce....
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    TOOLKIT- WHAT'S NEW FOR MGs : Important Links

    Diseases Impatiens Downy Mildew Fungus : NEW! This disease was found in BC, summer 2013- more info here Info on the pathogen and other info  here BOXWOOD BLIGHT FOUND IN BC here List of susceptable cultivars...
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    SIX TIPS FOR EVALUATING GARDENING APPS - for your smart phone or tablet

    Vancouver Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 13:39
    If you have a smart phone or tablet, there is bewildering array of gardening related apps available in the Apple or Google app stores.   If you search for the word plant the top choice will undoubtedly be Plants...
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    MOST COMMONLY ASKED: Clinic Questions - Answer Resources Included

    Vancouver Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 05:36
    A wealth of Info based on the most commonly asked questions to Vancouver Master Gardeners is contained in these pages by clicking here . Most of these answers relate to the Pacific Northwest Area 1. What plants are...
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    Events

    MG Training in Prince George

    Master Gardener Basic Training will resume in Prince George Jan 2015 at UNBC. The registration link can be found in the...
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    Wind in the Willows Christmas Display at HCP

      Come and see Mr. Toad and his Friends from November 22nd to December 14th at HCP, 505 Quayle Road in Victoria....
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    SEEDY SATURDAY - Vancouver Feb 28th 2015

    Mark your Calendars! Seedy Saturday, February 28, 2015 - Floral Hall,  VanDusen - Admission by Donation  ...
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    VANCOUVER SPRING SEMINAR 2015 - March 8th - Details Here!

    Mark your calendar for our fabulous day of Lectures , Vendors and Plant Sales. Spring Seminar 2015 Sunday, March 8,...
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    Become a Master Gardener in Victoria

    Register NOW 2015 Master Gardener Basic Training Program   Calling all garden enthusiasts.  Do you wish to...
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