Posts by Nora Boekhout

April 2024 Meeting

It was a double-barreled extravaganza this month… choosing your “sure to win” Competition Plants AND the Silent Auction! Both activities...

Flora of Five Deserts in South Africa by Ron Long

Our speaker, Ron Long, has been devoted to photographing native BC plants for 50+ years.  After retirement, however, his travels...

March 2024 Meeting

It was a very busy “Welcome Back” meeting for our first get-together in 2024! After our wonderful speaker presentation, Ron...

Raingardens by Deborah Jones

  Deborah Jones’ interest in “Rain Gardens” began when she semi-tired in 2004 and had time to join the Cougar...

October Meeting

Oh my goodness! What could be more “Hallowe’en-ish” than some frightening “Finger Treats”? (Thank you, Mim, for terrifying the Tea...

September Meeting

This was a special meeting indeed because we had “Hardy Fuchsia” presentations by members of our own club! Ron started...

Bonsor Center Fall Harvest Display

Once again we put on a fabulous display at the South Burnaby Garden Club “Fall Harvest Fair” at the Bonsor...

Japanese Beetle (Popillia japonica) Problem

Japanese Beetle (Popillia japonica) Problem

*September 2023 Update: Please see some new information at the end of this article.* You may have seen posters at...

August Meeting

August was a highlight of the year with our annual “Plant Competition”.  We took the opportunity to have a little...

2023 Plant Competition

There certainly was a lot of excitement at the Annual Plant Competition this year!  Our guest judge, Cindy, complimented us...