Princeton Garden Club ready for another year

The garden club has had a successful summer and is raring to go!

The garden club has had a successful summer. In May, our book, “Yes, You Can Garden in Princeton!” was published and we have enjoyed a lot of sales and hope to sell many more of the books. Books are available at Billy’s Family Restaurant, the Winking Pedlar, Image Emporium, Everything Pets, Sunflowery Gallery, Princeton Farm and Garden Centre or by calling Doreen at 250-295-1577.

During this past summer the club participated in three garden tours in Kaleden and Cawston with the BC Iris Society. What amazing displays of this beautiful plant. We also shared a wonderful, but very hot day with our neighbours in the Keremeos Garden Club. We viewed three amazing gardens belonging to their members and then enjoyed a lovely lunch under the canopy of a massive weeping willow.

In June, we awarded two deserving Princeton High School graduates a scholarship of $250 each. We wish Alicia Myers and Clayton Jung good luck in their future studies.

Regular monthly meetings of the garden club take place on the second Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m., at the Seniors Centre on Angela Ave. Please note that the November meeting will take place on the third Tuesday, November 19. In December the club will meet for our Christmas party, at the home of Doreen Poulsen.

Five new members joined us for the October meeting. We are always looking for new members as well as new ideas—hope you consider giving us a try. We are interested in having speakers come and address our members after regular meetings and will welcome the public to attend.

In the near future, George Harry will put out a newsletter with timely hints and ideas for gardening in Princeton. The information will address topics in your garden suitable for the time and season. This is a trial edition and will be free of charge. Look for it at the locations where our book are sold.

The Princeton Garden Club wishes everyone a wonderful fall and winter and hope to meet many new people at our club meetings and events. Feel free to call either myself, Doreen at 250-295-1577 or Laila at 250-295-0740 if you have any questions or are looking for information.

 

Just Posted

Summerland Steam acquires Princeton Posse captain

Junior B team acquires Lane French in exchange for Tristan Hewitt

South Okanagan ski hills hoping Mother Nature will bring snow

Apex Mountain Resort opening some runs, Baldy still uncertain

South Okanagan RCMP ramping up targeted CounterAttack enforcement

12 impaired drivers were caught by RCMP on Dec. 1, assisted by South Okanagan Traffic Service

Public invited to comment on South Okanagan-Similkameen national park

The website includes documentation, maps and a 15-minute survey

Penticton RCMP want you to Cram the Kennel

RCMP officers, volunteers will be filling kennels with food and pet supplies donations

Man caught on camera allegedly trying to defraud ICBC

Auto-insurer warns B.C. drivers to record info after crashes

Warning issued as forecast calls for 20-foot waves in Tofino

Dangerous waves, strong currents and upper-shoreline flooding expected for Tofino-Ucluelet area

An 800-pound pig named Theodore needs a forever home, B.C. society says

‘Theodore is not destined to be somebody’s bacon’

Single-bridge option chosen to replace Highway 1 bridge in Sicamous

Five-lane span selected over plan with second bridge at Sicamous’ Main Street

UPDATE: Highway 1 closed east of Revelstoke, expected to open at 7:30 p.m.

Highway 1 is closed east of Revelstoke near the west entrance to… Continue reading

Submissions sought for UBC Okanagan’s annual fiction competition

University’s annual short-story contest enters its 21st year

Teenager Alphonso Davies wins Canadian Men’s Soccer Player for the Year Award

Derek Cornelius and Chilliwack native, Jordyn Huitema were named Canadian Youth International Players of the Year

B.C. teen MMA fighter shows heart

Young Unity MMA competitors bring home Ws

Most Read