Workshop: Supporting Nature: Gardening with Native Plants in Metro Vancouver March 16, 2019
Want to have a thriving garden that helps local wildlife, including birds, butterflies and bees? Join speakers from the South Coast Conservation Program (SCCP), along with Metro Vancouver’s Grow Green Guide and the UBC Botanical Garden, for a free introductory afternoon workshop on how to create a nature-friendly backyard using native plants.
This upcoming workshop is being held at the Surrey Nature Centre at Green Timbers on Saturday, March 16th. Please feel free to spread the word. Spaces are filling up fast! Details and how to register are on our website.
There are also 3 other SCCP native plant gardening workshop happening in March in Chilliwack, Squamish, and Sechelt. For more information on these events, click here.
Looking for a resource on gardening with native plants in region? Check out this new booklet. Participants in the above workshops will each get a free printed copy.
Park and Tilford Friends of the Garden Plant Sale April 27, 2019
NEW BOOKS ADDED TO THE NORTH VANCOUVER DISTRICT PUBLIC LIBRARY (2018)
We have received a letter from the North Vancouver District Public Library (NVDPL) outlining the new books they ordered using our $200 donation. See below for a list of the new books received and links to their information in the library catalogue:
Annuals, Perennials, and Bulbs: 377 Flower Varieties for a Vibrant Garden by Creative Homeowner
Backyard Bounty: the Complete Guide to Year-Round Gardening in the Pacific Northwest (revised and expanded 2nd edition) by Linda Gilkeson
Brilliant & Wild: A Garden from Scratch in a Year by Lucy Bellamy
Colour Your Garden: Exciting Mixtures of Bulbs and Perennials by Jacqueline van der Kloet
DK Pests and Diseases by Andrew Halstead
The Less is More Garden: Big Ideas for Designing Your Small Yard by Susan Morrison
New Books Added to the North Vancouver District Public Library (2017)
LVGC donated $200 to North Vancouver District Public Library in August –here is a list of the books on order:
100 Easy-to-grow Native Plants for Canadian Gardens, by Johnson, Lorraine
Beth Chatto’s Shade Garden, by Chatto, Beth
Designing with succulents, by Baldwin, Debra Lee
The new vegetables, herbs & fruit by Biggs, Matthew
New wild garden: natural style planting and practicalities by Hodgson, Ian
Peony: the best varieties for your garden, by Michener, David C.
New Books Added to The North Vancouver District Public Library (September 2016)
We have had a letter from the North Vancouver District Public Library (NVDPL) outlining the new books they ordered using our $200 donation. See below for a list of the new books received and links to their information in the library catalogue:
Authentic Garden: Naturalistic and Contemporary Landscape Design
Authentic Japanese Gardens: Creating Japanese Design and Detail in the Western Garden
Bunny Williams on Garden Style
Climbing and Rambler Roses
Grow Native: Bringing Natural Beauty to your Garden
The New Canadian Garden
The Plant Lover’s Guide to Clematis
Victory Gardens for Bees: a DIY guide to saving the bees
New books added to the Lynn Valley Public Library (May 2016)
The Garden club donated $$ to North Vancouver District Public Library (NVDPL). The library sent a “thank you” letter and enclosed a list of three new gardening titles in their collection and two books that are currently on order. Here are the titles and links to their records in the library catalogue:
Gardening With Less Water: Low-tech, Low-cost Techniques : Use Up To 90% Less Water In Your Garden https://nvdpl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/726541032_gardening_with_less_water
The New Canadian Garden
Plants With Style: A Plantsman's Choices for A Vibrant, 21st-Century Garden
Plant Lover’s Guide To Salvias
Understanding Roots: Discover How To Make Your Garden Flourish