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MIXING IT UP 2015 Conference Date Announced

Victoria Master Gardener Association (VMGA) is pleased to announce that the 2015 Mixing it up in the Urban Garden 2015 conference will be held on SATURDAY, January 31st , 2015 at  Mary Winspear...
Victoria Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 14:44 | Read more >>

MGs ON THE RADIO: CBC North by Northwest Next Episode : Oct 25th

NxNW Host Sheryl MacKay interviews MGs: Mark your calendars for our upcoming interview dates the MG who will do the interview for the NXNW broadcast for Saturday, October 25, 2014 is Sue Ackerman...
Monday, October 6, 2014 - 15:11 | Read more >>

INVASIVE PLANT SURVEY - We Need Your Help!

The Invasive Species Council of BC is  conducting  a survey on public awareness of invasive plants. Since MGABC is an Plantwise Ambassador, we would appreciate your  help in this...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 11:11 | Read more >>

SIX TIPS FOR EVALUATING GARDENING APPS - for your smart phone or tablet

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...
Vancouver Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 14:39 | Read more >>

A NEW HOUSE & GARDEN IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD

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...
Vancouver Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 14:35 | Read more >>

ADVANCED TRAINING - TREES - A Walk in the Garden

A stunning example of Sequoia sempervirens, the California Redwood at VanDusen Botanical Gardens  
Vancouver Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 14:29 | Read more >>

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...
Okanagan Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 14:19 | Read more >>

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...
Okanagan Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 20:45 | Read more >>

DUNSTER TOUR

Article and more photos coming soon!
Prince George Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 09:27 | Read more >>

HYPERTUFA WORKSHOP

Members of the David Douglas Botanical Garden Society, under the leadership of the MGAPG, gathered in late August to begin work on a fundraiser for the Garden. Ten members created over 20 hypertufa...
Prince George Monday, September 1, 2014 - 14:51 | Read more >>

MOST COMMONLY ASKED: Clinic Questions - Answer Resources Included

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...
Vancouver Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 06:36 | Read more >>

Registration open: Mixing It Up in the Urban Garden 2015

Another Mixing It Up in the Urban Garden Conference Is Coming! Attention new and seasoned gardeners, the Mixing it Up in the Urban Garden 2015 conference is coming to Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney,...
Victoria Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 06:17 | Read more >>

2014 OKANAGAN MG CLINICS

Master Gardeners (MG) and Master Gardeners in Training (MGiT) will once again be volunteering at various venues this season.  For locations and dates please see the attached pdf document below....
Okanagan Monday, July 21, 2014 - 20:36 | Read more >>

2014 UPCOMING 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....
Okanagan Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 00:00 | Read more >>

GARDENS in STANLEY PARK

Stanley Park in Vancouver is home to some lovely FREE gardens Ted and Mary Greig Rhododendron Garden The Park Board received an extensive collection of hybrid rhododendron and azalea plants in the...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 00:00 | Read more >>

ARCHIVED EVENTS ARE BELOW THIS NOTICE- We like to see what we've been up to!

Until we set up a separate Event Archive area, we  will be leaving past events listed below this notice just so we can look back and say WOW -- we did all that! Master Gardeners are 99.9%...
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 00:00 | Read more >>

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,...
Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 12:38 | Read more >>

JAPANESE IRIS 2014 CONVENTION

July 4th and 5th in Victoria Registration Forms available at http://bc-iris.org/SJI2014Convention.htm
Victoria Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 13:27 | Read more >>

Dart's Hill Garden Festival June 28th - South Surrey

The Darts Hill Garden Festival is being held on June 28, 2014, 10 am to 5 pm.  It is a family oriented event featuring local artists, musicians, and dancers, Master Gardeners, garden tours, a...
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 13:26 | Read more >>

MG ADVANCED TRAINING : Shrubs ~ A Walk in the Garden

On a beautiful spring day at VanDusen Botanical Gardens, our enthusiastic instructor, Betty Cunnin, explains the characteristics of Rosaceae, the Rose Family. (The name comes from the type genus Rosa...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 14:15 | Read more >>

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

Summer has arrived!   It is time to enjoy your garden and the fruits of all the hard work that you did in the spring.     The spring has been busy for your Provincial Council and I would like to...
Friday, May 23, 2014 - 12:22 | Read more >>

PROTECTING BC POTATOES : Potato Disease Info

What Gardeners Can Do to Prevent the Spread of Harmful Potato Pests Late blight : our # 1 concern!   What is Late Blight? •Late blight is caused by a fungal-like organism( Phytophthora...
Monday, May 12, 2014 - 16:21 | Read more >>

MG ADVANCED TRAINING : Native Plants with Dr. Richard Hebda

Derek , Vancouver MG, is currently completing his Advanced Training.  He's generously shared a few lovely photos of a recent Native Plant walk at VanDusen with Dr. Richard Hebda, ATP...
Vancouver Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 14:30 | Read more >>


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