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News

2015 SEEDY SATURDAY - KELOWNA

Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 08:51
Seedy Saturday Kelowna will once again be held at the Okanagan College campus - 1000 KLO Road in Kelowna.  Over 30 vendors and groups will be at the event from 10am to 3pm, Saturday, March 14th. Local...
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Tansy Ragwort Information Project

Victoria Friday, January 16, 2015 - 21:33
“Tansy Ragwort is a Noxious Weed - Send It Packing!” The Victoria Master Gardeners Association and the Cowichan Exhibition collaborated on a public information project for the Cowichan Fair in 2014. Team...
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VANCOUVER SPRING SEMINAR 2015 - March 8th - Details Here!

Vancouver Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 18:09
Mark your calendar for our fabulous day of Lectures , Vendors and Plant Sales. Spring Forward 2015 Sunday, March 8, 2015  10 am - 4:30 pm MJ Fox Theatre, Burnaby We welcome Friends, Family and the General Public...
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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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Articles

THE LOVELY LEMON TREE

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 16:51
This year, Christmas baking reached a new culinary high: lemon tarts filled with lemon curd made from lemons from my own 'Improved Meyers Lemon' tree. Not only is it an attractive and exotic-looking plant,...
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A TALE OF TWO TREES

Vancouver Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 19:13
Growing in my neighbourhood, I have watched these two monkey puzzle (Araucaria araucana) trees for some three or four years. They receive the same amount of light, are the same distance from the road, grow in very...
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SEED SAVING AND THE MG CONNECTION

Vancouver Monday, January 19, 2015 - 14:20
“It all started here, in the Floral Hall, VanDusen Botanical Gardens, over 20 years ago… That was 1990 and the very first Seedy Saturday in Canada took place in this very room!”
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Resources

Tansy Ragwort is a Noxious Weed - Send it Packing!

Victoria Friday, January 16, 2015 - 21:19
The Tansy Ragwort project was a joint project of Victoria Master Gardeners Association and The Cowichan Fair in 2014.  A PDF attached below provides additional information, including website references and more...
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YOU ASKED US ..........

Victoria Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 20:20
Actual questions with answers presented to Master Gardeners at clinics in our community covering a wide range of gardening topics.  Some are quite unique while others more frequently posed. The following responses...
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CULTIVATING COMMUNITY: A Guide to Starting a Community Garden

Thompson Shuswap Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 12:14
Cultivating Community:  A Guide to Starting a Community Garden Congratulations to Shelaigh Garson, a Thompson Shuswap Master Gardener and coordinator of the City of Kamloops Community Gardens. She has written a...
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GARDENER'S SPRING PLANTING CALENDAR ~ it's never too early to plan

Saturday, January 3, 2015 - 21:40
Jo-Ann Canning, well known Master Gardener from Vancouver Chapter, shares her Gardener's Spring Planting Calendar - A Week by Week Guide to Sowing Seeds just in time for this year's start.  Thanks to...
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Events

SEEDY DAYS LISTINGS - Seeds of Diversity

Seedy Days all across the country! Please click on this link to view more info on other Seedy Days in February  
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SEEDY SATURDAY -Qualicum Beach Feb 7, 2015

Vendors Seed Swap QB Farmers’ Market Shoots With Roots Master Gardeners Seedy Café   10:30 Diane Sharp...
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SEEDY SATURDAY - Victoria Feb 21st

Victoria's Seedy Saturday is on Sat Feb 21, 10 - 4, at the Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas St. With 60...
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SEEDY SATURDAY - Ladner Feb 21st & 22nd

10 am - 3pm Admission by Donation SATURDAY  GUEST  SPEAKERS : 10:00am : Brian Minter ● The Secrets of Success...
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SEEDY SATURDAY - Vancouver Feb 28th 2015

Mark your Calendars! Seedy Saturday, February 28, 2015 - Floral Hall,  VanDusen - Admission by Donation Come join...
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