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September Meeting

September’s meeting was right after the Harvest Fair at the Bonsor center, so it was quite the whirlwind schedule this...

Growers Delight by Dwight Young

Tonight’s presentation focused on a new organic additive which was developed in 2017 as a family-run business and sourced in...

Bonsor Center Fall Display

I have to “tout our own horn” this month, because what an excellent display we put on at the South...

August Meeting

What an exciting meeting… for the Annual Growing Competition!  Check out the winners for 2022! Along with the competition was...

Annual Growing Competition

The Annual Growing Competition elicited a lot of excitement, as usual!  There were stories of disasters, dried out pots, and...

Butterflies in our Gardens by Hendrik Meekel

Check your September 2022 Eardrop newsletter for the FULL ARTICLE! Great information… and an even greater reason to JOIN the...

Propagating Fuchsias, Begonias, and Geraniums by Jennifer Kok

Check your July 2022 Eardrop newsletter for the FULL ARTICLE! Great information… and an even greater reason to JOIN the...

Welcome Back Meeting

What a great “Welcome Back” meeting!         Members had the chance to reconnect and also to inspect...

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”...

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