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admin – Strathcona Community Gardens http://strathconagardens.ca a green oasis in the city Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:36:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.8 Celebrate the new year with UBC Botanical Gardens. http://strathconagardens.ca/celebrate-the-new-year-with-ubc-botanical-gardens/ Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:36:35 +0000 http://strathconagardens.ca/?p=912 click for newsletter. ]]> B.C. Garden Clubs to Irish Garden Tour http://strathconagardens.ca/b-c-garden-clubs-to-irish-garden-tour/ Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:21:00 +0000 http://strathconagardens.ca/?p=845 Continue reading ]]> Hello

Please share with your Garden club this special event – The Ireland Garden’s Tour.
Would you please share with your group or add to your upcoming events… or maybe you would like to do an interview with Irish Gardener Jane Donald for your next newsletter.

We could also organize a discount for group organiser of 10 people.

Irish Gardens, Castles and Sacred Site Holiday FUN Tour is now OPEN for booking!
May 20th to June 2nd, 2017 – 14 Days/2 weeks

The first 10 people to register will receive an early-bird special discount of $555

This tour is hosted by Irish Garden Guide Jane Donald from Ireland’s best-selling ‘The Irish Garden’ magazine,
Irish Celtic Wisdom Keeper & Tour Organizer, Maria O’Farrell Carr and Irish Travel Guide, Rosie O’Toole.

During our two weeks holiday in Ireland we visit Co. Kerry, Co. Cork, Co. Limerick, Co. Clare, Co. Galway, Co. Carlow, Co. Dublin and Co. Wicklow. This is a great opportunity to see so much of the beautiful Emerald Isle’s… Dingle fuchsia, mossy forests, ancient bog lands, Killarney wild  Rhododendron, Burren’s wild Orchids, waterfall plants, Powerscourt Japanese Gardens, Estate gardens, century old Mazes, Wicklow Heather and beautiful old gardens.

If you have always dreamed of visiting Ireland or Ireland is now calling you back home, then now is the time to come join us and our fun group for this adventure in Ireland.

Contact us for our Brochure and more details.

Early Bird Cost only: $3888. Remember first 10 people receive a $555 discount

Come join us for an adventure of a Lifetime!

From Jane Donald and Maria O’Farrell Carr and
Contact Jane:   Carlow, Ireland – 011+353 1 86 8259510 janedonald78@gmail.com

Website: http://www.okinhealth.com/events/details.aspx?EventID=1921

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/219287805175014/

Happy Holidays from UBC Botanical Garden http://strathconagardens.ca/happy-holidays-from-ubc-botanical-garden/ Wed, 07 Dec 2016 01:12:49 +0000 http://strathconagardens.ca/?p=835 Click here for newsletter. ]]> UBC Botanical Garden: Don’t Miss Apple Festival – Our 25th Year! http://strathconagardens.ca/ubc-botanical-garden-dont-miss-apple-festival-our-25th-year/ Thu, 13 Oct 2016 23:35:44 +0000 http://strathconagardens.ca/?p=798 Link to Fall Newsletter ]]> Start a Community Garden in your neighbourhood! http://strathconagardens.ca/start-a-community-garden-in-your-neighbourhood/ Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:05:55 +0000 http://strathconagardens.ca/?p=796 Continue reading ]]>

Do you want to start a food garden or orchard with your community or do you know someone who does? Community gardens are important gathering places; they contribute to neighbourhood vitality; and they promote inter-cultural and inter-generational learning.

Tell us your ideas! We review them each fall.

Click here for more information. Deadline October 11, 2016


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你會喜歡在你的社區種植蔬菜的菜圃或果園嗎? 請給予我們你的意見。 我們每個秋季都會評選申請表。



Derek’s Buhhda Pond history PDF http://strathconagardens.ca/dereks-buhhda-pond-history-pdf/ Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:51:53 +0000 http://strathconagardens.ca/?p=792 This was just added to our History page. It’s a great little narrative that speaks volumes about our Garden.

Click for Dereks Buddha Pond history

Fall is Around the Corner at UBC Botanical Garden http://strathconagardens.ca/fall-is-around-the-corner-at-ubc-botanical-garden/ Wed, 07 Sep 2016 18:05:20 +0000 http://strathconagardens.ca/?p=784 Click for UBCBG Fall Newsletter.

Summer in Full Swing: August at the Garden http://strathconagardens.ca/summer-in-full-swing-august-at-the-garden/ Mon, 08 Aug 2016 17:36:21 +0000 http://strathconagardens.ca/?p=781 Summer in Full Swing: August at the Garden ]]> July blooms at UBC Botanical Gardens http://strathconagardens.ca/july-blooms-at-ubc-botanical-gardens/ Tue, 05 Jul 2016 23:26:28 +0000 http://strathconagardens.ca/?p=778 See latest newsletter here ]]> Pollinator Monitoring program report http://strathconagardens.ca/pollinator-monitoring-program-report/ Fri, 10 Jun 2016 23:37:06 +0000 http://strathconagardens.ca/?p=775 Click this link to see the report in PDF format: Strathcona Community Garden_June5 pollinator report