Preserving Grape Vine Leaves

Preserving Grape Vine Leaves

Preserving Grape Vine Leaves Jim Lalic from Cloves Deli and Catering in Courtenay shows us how to preserve grape vine leaves for use in making dolmades or wrapping yummy things like feta or brie. Gathering and thus thinning out your grape vines of their leaves also...

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Dividing Daylilies

Dividing Daylilies

On March 10, the CVHS Virtual Garden Chores Team visited the garden of Darlene who shows us how to divide daylilies in this seven-minute YouTube video.

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Effective Use of Dormant Oil

Effective Use of Dormant Oil

In this video CVHS member, Frank, explains why and how to use dormant oil to help control a variety of pests that may overwinter on your fruit trees such as aphids, mealybug, thrips, whiteflies, adelgids, caterpillar eggs, leafhoppers, scale and mites. Spraying also helps to prevent fungal diseases, which are very common here in the Pacific Northwest.

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Pruning Fig Trees in the Comox Valley

Pruning Fig Trees in the Comox Valley

Frank explains the pruning process as he trims this four year old fig tree on his urban lot in the Comox Valley. He also provides some good advice on the best fig tree growing conditions.

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How to Grow Cannabis

How to Grow Cannabis

Online Cannabis Resources for Home Gardeners from the Vancouver Island Master Gardeners Prepared by: Christine Southwick, Vancouver Island Master Gardeners Association  January, 2019 Federal Government: Cannabis in Canada:  Get the Facts National Collaborating Centre...

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Local Businesses Offering Discounts to CVHS Members

Local Businesses Offering Discounts to CVHS Members

These local businesses have generously supported our members by offering discounts. Arrowsmith Greenhouse Art Knapp – Courtenay Black Creek Farm and Feed Buckerfields Home and Garden Gate River Meadow Farms Streamside Native Plants Valley Succulents

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