Winter aconite (Eranthis hyemalis) Noticed this ground cover flowering in an Oak Bay garden this week. Very early and cheerful to see these bright yellow flowers so early in spring. The small plant belongs to the Buttercup family. Winter aconites are very beautiful with bright green leaves and yellow flowers. Bloom in very early spring, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
With snow in the forecast this week, we urge you to let us know as soon as possible if you would like to be on our snow removal list this winter. There is only a limited amount of clients we can service per day in the event of snow and our snow removal list works on […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Black medic (Medicago lupulina) Often confused with white clover, black medic has 3 leaflet, clover-like leaves. Low growing with trailing stems. Clusters of small, bright yellow flowers appear in late spring or early summer. See botanical illustration. Growth: An annual that can persist as a perennial, black medic is common in lawns from May through September. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Stage 1 of the Water Conservation Bylaw Use Schedule is in effect May 1 through September 30, 2012. The Water Conservation Bylaw applies to any customer of CRD Integrated Water Services, including residents, businesses and municipalities. Established trees, shrubs, vegetable and flower gardens may be watered by hand using a hose with a shut-off device […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Aerated Compost Tea What is Aerated Compost Tea? Aerated Compost Tea is an aerated water extract of top quality compost with high numbers of beneficial organisms. It is NOT just dirty water, and it is NOT a drink meant for human consumption. Why use compost tea? Healthy soil is full of life, with bacteria, fungi, […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.