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Gardening with nature

Engaging young minds in the garden

Engaging young minds in the garden

Nov 9, 2022 / 11:00 am

Recently the Okanagan Xeriscape Association was approached by the Okanagan Christian School to consult on a sustainable school planting and provide a xeriscape...

Try a new, easier fall clean-up in the garden

Try a new, easier fall clean-up in the garden

Oct 26, 2022 / 11:00 am

Leave the leaves. I’m here to question why, as gardeners, we are so obsessed with the big fall clean-up, including raking or blowing all the fallen leaves...

Plant now for spring garden colour

Plant now for spring garden colour

Oct 12, 2022 / 11:00 am

The Okanagan Xeriscape Association is extremely thankful for all of the support from both volunteers and the community last weekend at our first-ever fall plant...

Xeriscape perennials show its not just about rocks and cacti

Xeriscape perennials show its not just about rocks and cacti

Sep 28, 2022 / 11:00 am

In welcoming autumn planting of perennials, the Okanagan Xeriscape Association will hold its first fall plant sale this weekend. OXA recently expanded its...

Perennials are better planted in fall, not spring

Perennials are better planted in fall, not spring

Sep 14, 2022 / 11:00 am

We humans are certainly creatures of habit and often continue our habits without questioning why. This includes seasonal garden tasks. Why, for instance, have...

Xeriscaping provides the colour in your garden without the water use

Xeriscaping provides the colour in your garden without the water use

Aug 31, 2022 / 11:00 am

In summer’s hot, dry weather, plants accustomed to wetter and cooler climates tend to lose their lustre and droop, even if we throw way too much water at...

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