BC Communities in Bloom - Awards
Jan 02

2018 BC Communities in Bloom Awardees

By Scott McDonald | Display Garden , Garden News

Congratulations to all evaluated participants and BC Communities in Bloom awardees for 2018! Showcasing recovery and resilience, the Village of Clinton hosted the 15th Annual BC Communities in Bloom Awards and Conference weekend. On September 15, 2018 — 18 communities, representing all areas of the province were recognized for their efforts in community enhancement. This year there […]

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University of Northern British Columbia
Sep 20

New 23 Acre Botanical Garden For UNBC

By Scott McDonald | Garden News

New Botanical Garden to be the most northerly in Canada. A new 23 acre botanical garden is being planned for the University of Northern British Columbia with the help of the David Douglas Botanical Garden Society. “The big dream is to build a full-fledged botanical garden, about 23 acres, to model it after other botanical […]

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Chinese New Year 2018
Feb 16

Chinese New Year: Four Thousand Years and Counting

By Kathy Gibler | Garden News

新年好 Xīnnián hǎo – Happy New Year! People have been celebrating Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival (春节), for over four millennia and its reach is growing.   First celebrated in China, people around the world now observe the holiday.  Almost everyone finds a good party irresistible.  Visit Vancouver’s Chinatown on Sunday, February […]

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