garden life

Sahasi Erven’s Ukraine flower flag project is shown under the sun at Beacon Hill Park on Friday (July 22). Erven hopes to move all or part of the flag to Butchart Gardens or a location in Langford and has also sent an original song of his to a national TV channel in Ukraine. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)

Vancouver Island man keeps flower flag alive with message for Ukraine

Greater Victoria resident Sahasi Erven looks to give garden new life

 

The Denman Island Home and Garden Tour offering cyclists an incentive to come to their event in June. (Submitted photo)

Denman Island garden tour encourages cyclists ahead of June event

Incentives offered to those using pedal-power

 

Mayor Ed Mayne proclaimed 2022 as Year of the Garden in City of Parksville, on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. (Black Press file photo)

Mayor proclaims 2022 Year of the Garden in the City of Parksville

Milner Gardens offers information for area residents

 

A raffle bucket at the Qualicum Beach Seedy Saturday’s last annual event, held on Feb. 1, 2020 at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre. (PQB News file photo)

Popular annual Seedy Saturday event in Qualicum Beach cancelled for 2022

More memberships needed for next planned event in 2023

A raffle bucket at the Qualicum Beach Seedy Saturday’s last annual event, held on Feb. 1, 2020 at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre. (PQB News file photo)
The gardener’s cottage beyond the iron gates at Milner Gardens and Woodland in Qualicum Beach. (Instagram photo)

Frontline workers eligible for free membership at Milner Gardens in Qualicum Beach

Offer goes out as thanks to ‘those who’ve helped the rest of us get by’

The gardener’s cottage beyond the iron gates at Milner Gardens and Woodland in Qualicum Beach. (Instagram photo)
Gardeners are preparing for the second spring during COVID-19. Business is already picking up at some Greater Victoria nurseries, including Elk Lake Garden Centre. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Vancouver Island garden centres preparing for busy season

Businesses stocking up after last year’s COVID-19 pandemic gardening explosion

  • Mar 24, 2021
Gardeners are preparing for the second spring during COVID-19. Business is already picking up at some Greater Victoria nurseries, including Elk Lake Garden Centre. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)