Posts by Nora Boekhout

Benefits of Gardening

Benefits of Gardening

Of course YOU know what a wonderful activity “gardening” is, but if you are needing to convince someone else to...

Gardening with Children

Gardening with Children

Naturally, the most important tip for “Gardening with Children” is to simply head outside and get started! This might involve...

Pests and Diseases of Fuchsia and Geraniums by Ronald Kok

Pests and Diseases of Fuchsia and Geraniums by Ronald Kok

Watch out… there are far more Fuchsia and Geranium diseases and pests than we would care to imagine!  Thank you,...

Ron Long – Photographing Flowers

Ron Long – Photographing Flowers

It’s always a pleasure to have Ron Long as a speaker! His combined love of photography and flowers is an...

Increasing Biodiversity on Farmland

Increasing Biodiversity on Farmland

Increasing biodiversity on farmland through field margin enhancement by Drew Bondar (Thank you to Dianne V. for taking the notes...

Planting for Pollinators

Planting for Pollinators

Planting for Pollinators – Ian TaitWhat an entertaining presentation on the “Feed the Bees” initiative!  Ian is not only passionate...

Gesneriads

Gesneriads

Our speaker, Bill Price, certainly proved to us that Gesneriads are an intriguing and diverse group of plants. There are...

12 Months of Growing with WCS

12 Months of Growing with WCS

Growing 12 Months a Year” by Alex Augustyniak, General Manager of West Coast Seeds, certainly gave us “food for thought”...

Plant, Bake & Craft Sale 2019!

Plant, Bake & Craft Sale 2019!

The annual “Plant, Bake and Craft Sale” has been set for April 20 at the Floral Hall of the VanDusen...

Plant Propagation… & more!

Plant Propagation… & more!

Aren’t we lucky at the BC Fuchsia & Begonia Club to have Garden Center experts, like Ron and Lidy Kok,...