Monday, September 20, 2010

Free Native Plant Gardening Workshop

"This FREE three hour workshop on gardening with drought-resistant native plants will:
  • Identify native plants
  • Review the benefits of native plants
  • Teach how and where to grow native plants
  • Offer tips for reducing or eliminating lawns
  • Inform how to create special natural habitats, such as meadows, thickets, woodlands
  • Discuss how to attract wildlife to the garden
  • Include an informative tour of the native plant garden
  • Review of CRD conservation programs

Instructor: Patricia Johnston, Native Plant & Waterwise consultant.

Each workshop is limited to 18 participants and pre-registration is required. Please call Swan Lake at 250.479.0211 to register. Workshops are held in the Spring and Fall."

Please see this link for the schedule and more resources

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Our pumpkin patch is growing fast!!!

This picture of the pumpkin patch was taken on September 9th