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~WHAT'S NEW?~
 
Friday, March 10th at 10 AM there is a limited Car Pool outing to Outrageous Edibles and Bedibles in Coombs.  They are a wholesale plant nursery of very high quality plants.  The nursery is not open to the public.  Look for a sign up sheet at the Friday, February 3 meeting for the first 30 NGC Members.
 
To find local maple syrup orchards and sugarworks on Vancouver Island, British Columbia - be sure to check out:  Maple Syrup Farms.org 
For Cultivar Susceptibility Tables click HERE
A REMINDER to return any overdue books to the NGC library cart at the November meeting and 
Check out 4 new books:  
  • In Veronica’s Garden by Margaret Cadwaladr

  • Complete Decks by Better Homes and Gardens.

  • Hillside Landscaping by Sunset.

  • A place in the Rain: Designing the West Coast Garden by Michael K. Lascelle.

An interesting Article on Indigenous Forest Gardens - https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/indigenous-peoples-british-columbia-tended-forest-gardens-180977617/
5 Tips for Using Holiday Greenery - https://extension.oregonstate.edu/gardening/techniques/five-tips-using-holiday-greenery
How to control weeds without weed killer, click HERE
 
For Indigenous squash recipes, click HERE
For Pacific Horticulture videos focussing on ecologically-rich and -sound ecosystems, click HERE 
 
For information on Gardening in November, click HERE 
 
For information on Gardening with Native Plants West of the Cascades, click HERE
A REMINDER to return any overdue books to the NGC library cart at the November meeting and 
Check out 4 new booksThe Winter Harvest Handbook, Dogs in their Gardens, Small Is Bountiful, & Landscaping with Stone.
A REMINDER to return any overdue books to the NGC library cart at the September meeting and 
Check out 4 new books:  Flora:  A Gardener's Encyclopedia (2 Vol.)Care Free PlantsThe Complete Compost Gardening Guide, & Best Trees For Your Garden
For information on Pacific Poison-oak & Wester Poison-ivy,  click HERE
 
For Native Plant picks for Bees, click HERE
 
For an update on the Japanese Beetle, click HERE
 
For research affirming Plastic Tunnels are very good for Strawberries, click HERE
 
For tips on Gardening in Extreme Heat, click HERE
 
For information on How to Help Bees survive a heat wave, click HERE
For 6 Organic Alternatives to RoundUp in your garden, click HERE
Check out the Expanded Regulated Area for Japanese Beetle
 
Learn how controlling perennial bindweed takes persistence.
 
Please check out Connie Kuramoto's presentation on Edible Landscaping and check out her website HERE
 
Have Morels been popping up in your garden?  Vancouver Island Mushrooms
 
April Garden Calendar - tips from OSU 
What is the most important tool for gardening?  Your body!  Learn how to stay fit HERE
Thanks to Arzeena Hamir's discussion during the Zoom meeting on Feb. 4, here is a list compiled if you Need SeedsPlease send me an email if I missed any!  
Charles Dowding - Check out "No Dig Gardening" YouTube videos - HERE
12 Deer Resistant Perennials - from Proven Winners
 
Oregon State University - Top 12 Gardening Stories of 2021
Articles to Read Check out a newly added Catalogue from Oregon State University on Trees & Shrubs for Fall & Winter Bloom (under the RESOURCES tab).
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