Announcements

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 bookletParticipants 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 Ever Curious Gardener: Using a Little Natural Science for a Much Better Garden by Lee Reich

The Less is More Garden: Big Ideas for Designing Your Small Yard by Susan Morrison

Organic Gardening Techniques: Expert Advice on Planting, Growing, and Caring for Your Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs by Nick Hamilton

 

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

Encyclopedia of landscape design

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

https://nvdpl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/753070032_authentic_garden

 Authentic Japanese Gardens: Creating Japanese Design and Detail in the Western Garden

https://nvdpl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/751300032_authentic_japanese_gardens

 Bunny Williams on Garden Style

https://nvdpl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/751474032_bunny_williams_on_garden_style

 Climbing and Rambler Roses

https://nvdpl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/744115032_climbing_and_rambler_roses

 Grow Native: Bringing Natural Beauty to your Garden

https://nvdpl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/751475032_grow_native

 The New Canadian Garden

https://nvdpl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/725889032_the_new_canadian_garden

 The Plant Lover’s Guide to Clematis

https://nvdpl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/754055032_the_plant_lovers_guide_to_clematis

 Victory Gardens for Bees:  a DIY guide to saving the bees

https://nvdpl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/750394032_victory_gardens_for_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 

https://nvdpl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/725889032_the_new_canadian_garden

Plants With Style:  A Plantsman's Choices for A Vibrant, 21st-Century Garden

https://nvdpl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/726262032_plants_with_style

ON ORDER:

Plant Lover’s Guide To Salvias

https://nvdpl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/729901032_the_plant_lovers_guide_to_salvias

Understanding Roots: Discover How To Make Your Garden Flourish

https://nvdpl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/729899032_understanding_roots

 

 

New Books added to the North Vancouver District Public Library