Saturday, February 28, 2015

Bokashi Handout From February Meeting

What is Bokashi Fermenting
Bokashi fermentation is a pickling process. Just like a pickle or pickled onion still looks like it did before pickling, so will your organic waste look as if nothing has happened after fermenting it for 2 weeks. It is however structurally and chemically quite changed.

What's the difference between compost and Bokashi fermented end product from the soil?

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

February Book Review

Introducing the first book review in our monthly series. This month a guide to vegetable growing in the Pacific North West reviewed by Sharon.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Garden Tour In Jeopardy

The organizers of the Powell River Annual Garden Tour have told us it is in danger of being cancelled this year. Only one garden has been offered.

Would you be willing to open your garden for one day in June?

Monday, February 9, 2015

Sub-tropical Plants

“What can you grow in Powell River?” This is a question that is often asked of our unique landscape and climate. Indeed, coastal BC allows for a wide range of warm-weather plants to be grown here that cannot be (or are not being) successfully grown in other parts of Canada

Acca sellowiana-pineapple guava