Don’s Calendar

 

Upcoming Seminars at Bylands Garden Centre
Feb18 – 1:30 pm
Pruning Trees and Shrubs in the Home Garden with Don Burnett
Come and learn the reasons for pruning and the best time to do this important gardening activity. Shade trees, flowering shrubs, conifers, roses, fruit trees and small fruits will be discussed.

Feb25 – 1:30 pm
Planting Seeds and Cuttings for an Early Start to Spring with Maxine Boulding
Whether you have a greenhouse or just a sunny kitchen window Maxine will show you how to save money and have loads of fun by starting all your own plants. From tomatoes and peppers to grapes and kiwis it’s easy to grow your own if you know a few…

Mar4 – 1:30 pm
Pruning Trees and Shrubs in the Home Garden with Don Burnett
Come and learn the reasons for pruning and the best time to do this important gardening activity. Shade trees, flowering shrubs, conifers, roses, fruit trees and small fruits will be discussed.

Mar11 – 1:30 pm
Lawn Care for Okanagan Gardeners with Don Burnett
Don Burnett will keep you up to date on the latest information and give you all the advice you will need to keep your lawn looking great! It will cover fertilizing schedules, water schedules and keeping your lawn weed free.

Mar18 – 1:30 pm
The Good, the Bad and the Bugly with Don Burnett
The Good, the Bad and the Bugly A session about managing the pests which can spoil your hard work in the garden growing flowers and vegetables. The session focusses on the Integrated Pest Management method using biological controls and some low impact pesticides

Mar25 – 1:30pm
Small Fruits and Berries for the Okanagan with Don Burnett
The use of small fruits and berries in the home garden is more popular than ever. Don Burnett will discuss the best ways to grow strawberries, raspberries, Haskap berries, blueberries, grapes, currants and more.

Up-coming Speaking Engagements

June 24th at 1:30pm

I am conducting a “Walk in the Park” at Guisachan Heritage Park in conjunction with the Kelowna Garden Club Annual Flower Show.  I love sharing stories about the gardens and my childhood growing up in the neighbourhood.
The Guisachan Flower Show  June 24th  – 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The walk in the park is at 1:30 p.m.

July 13th, 2017 -COHS Speaker Series:  Heritage Gardens with Don Burnett
Location:  Reid Hall, Benvoulin Heritage Park
Time: 7:00-8:00 pm
Cost:  Suggested Donation ~ $5.00
Seating limited