Links & Resources

Kamloops Master Gardeners
The Thompson Shuswap Master Gardener’s Association was formed in January 2010.  The chapter provides horticultural advice to the gardening public in the Thompson Shuswap region.

Kamloops Garden Club
We usually meet on the 4th Wednesday of the month, at 7:00 pm, in the upper level of Heritage House, 100 Lorne St. Kamloops.   Membership is $20 per year.  If you are interested in becoming a member, please attend a meeting and speak with an Executive member.

BC Council of Garden Clubs
The BC Council of Garden Clubs is the umbrella group for over 170 garden clubs in the BC representing some 19,300 gardeners of all ages. The Bulletin newsletter is no longer being published, but members are encouraged to visit the website for timely updates and information.

Pollinator Partnership Canada
Pollinator Partnership Canada (P2C) is a registered not-for-profit organization in Canada dedicated exclusively to the protection and promotion of pollinators and their ecosystems.

Common Pollinators of British Columbia – A Visual Identification Guide
This beautiful guide was created by Border Free Bees and the Environmental Youth Alliance, and can be downloaded or printed.

Okanagan Xeriscape Association
The Okanagan Xeriscape Association (OXA) provides in-depth xeriscape information – classes, workshops, online resources and a searchable regional plant database. There are lots of pictures and guides here to help you plan and implement your waterwise garden.  Save money on water bills, save time and have a healthy and beautiful garden .

Habitat Acquisition Trust
This website is primarily dedicated to conservation activities on Vancouver Island, and the featured plants reflect this. They have produced an excellent guide called “Gardening With Native Plants“.  Many of the principles and practices listed here can be applied anywhere.

Kamloops Food Policy Council
The mission of the Kamloops Food Policy Council (KFPC) is to be an open, welcoming network that fosters and strengthens the Kamloops region community food system by working collaboratively to influence policy, share knowledge, stimulate dialogue, catalyze action, and initiate project partnerships.
We meet on the first Wednesday of every month from 5:30-8pm at the Mount Paul Food Centre (140 Laburnum St). It’s a potluck dinner and meeting, and everyone is welcome!

Kamloops Gleaning Abundance Program  -  Register your tree!
Home owners with too much fruit on their trees or vegetables in their garden contact us to share their abundance.
Our coordinator, tree scouts, and the home-owner decide together the best time to schedule a harvest party.  The fruit and vegetables we harvest are shared between homeowners, volunteers and community agencies.

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