Category Archives: Master Gardeners

The Goods!

This week I told you about my adventures at the VanDusen Gardens Plant Sale, but I didn’t tell you what all I brought home. Shame on me! So here’s the list, in no particular order! *Acer Griseum ‘Paper Bark’ Maple (that’s … Continue reading

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VanDusen Gardens Plant Sale: The Search for the Elusive Acer Griseum!

This past weekend was VanDusen Botanical Gardens annual plant sale. This well attended event brings over 10,000 gardeners into the garden each year to vie for unique and wonderful plants,  some 40,000 in total.  Although the sale didn’t begin until … Continue reading

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Plantmania is Here!

I get it bad this time of year! Despite all rational thought, plant sale drive me to frenzy! I show up with a short, neat list. I leave with a cart packed full of plants and a tree or two … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Helleborus × Hybridus Harvington Double Red.

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10 Sure Signs that Spring has Sprung!

I know what your thinking, Spring? Sure woman. It was snowing yesterday in Vancouver, and here you are telling me that it’s spring? Well indeed it is. Spring has burst in, giving us very little choice but to embrace her, … Continue reading

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Seedy Saturday at VanDusen Gardens

“Keep on sowing your seed, for you never know which will grow … perhaps it all will.” -Albert EinsteinThis past Saturday was Seedy Saturday at VanDusen Botanical Gardens in Vancouver. This was my first visit to Seedy Saturday. I always seem … Continue reading

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