Drip Irrigation Maintenance

Drip Irrigation Maintenance

Article and Photos by Mark Godlewski with input from Shauna Burnell A well-maintained drip irrigation system is the most effective way of watering plants in the Okanagan. It distributes water directly to the root zone with minimum evaporation waste.  Drip irrigation...
Soils of the Okanagan Part I

Soils of the Okanagan Part I

Article by Mark Godlewski A good understanding of your soil is one of the keys to successful gardening especially if you are trying to follow xeriscape principles. In this first article I will provide some general information about soils in the Okanagan. In the second...
Hedge Alternatives- Part 2

Hedge Alternatives- Part 2

Article by Sigrie Kendrick and Mark Godlewski This is the second in a pair of blog articles discussing appropriate hedge choices for the Okanagan. This article will address non-native options. European Privet (Ligustrum vulgare) is a good candidate for a hedge in our...