Sunday, October 25, 2015

What's Blooming Right Now?

It’s the end of October. Which flowers are still going strong? Your blogging team asked a number of Garden Club members this question. Turns out there are quite a few gorgeous blooms still out there. Here’s a selection of flowers in bloom this past weekend around Powell River.

Acidanthera bicolour murielae or Peacock flower in Jacquie’s garden.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Pollinators Part Three

My final post in the series on creating pollinator friendly habitats takes us out of our own gardens. Have you heard of guerrilla gardening? Guerrilla gardening is the act of gardening on land that the gardeners do not have the legal rights to utilize, such as an abandoned site, an area that is not being cared for, or private property. (Wiki)

Sunday, October 4, 2015


We started our new season of meetings with an excellent presentation from Christine Allen. Her topic was climbing plants. I came away wanting one or two or ten for my own garden. If you felt the same, Christine has provided us with a list from her talk. To read it click on the tab at the top of the page.

Clematis Miss Bateman in Christine's garden