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Lilypon

Lilypon
Moose Jaw, SK
(Zone 3b)

November 8, 2006
8:29 PM

Post #2895141

Sorry folks the map no longer works. :( Am thinking of leaving this up however since it shows where many of us live (as well as showing folks from outside of Canada where *some* of us live).

We've grown by leaps and bounds since PanamonCreel originally did a map for us (that population explosion would be courtesy of our Eastern members whose markers are now jostling for space in Ontario/Quebec)...hint zeroing in on a member's city (the -/+ is down in the bottom right hand corner) will give more detail to their neck of the woods :). Besides those of us living in Canada we have markers of Canadians (who miss our exquisitely lovely winters ;) that are now residing in the U.S. As well we have a Brit Included in our expanding map that will be leaving hearth and home (maybe sooner than he originally thought :) and will be eventually discovering what we consider short (and long) distance driving in our wild, wild west. Last but not least I do believe three Canadian wanna bees (one a David Thompson reincarnate ;) have added their markers to our map.

Here's where we started from: http://davesgarden.com/forums/t/591228/


This message was edited Jun 10, 2007 8:09 PM

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sanannie
White Lake, ON
(Zone 4b)

November 10, 2006
3:10 AM

Post #2899679

Ok, you finally talked me into it. lol

Sandy

Lilypon

Lilypon
Moose Jaw, SK
(Zone 3b)

November 10, 2006
4:15 PM

Post #2901056

LOLOL Welcome aboard Sandy! Ü

I thought it would be nice to start a new thread that included a picture of the map showing our locations so I've put through a request that this one replace the original *sticky* (it'll prolly float around until Dave and/or Terry aren't so busy).
galega
South Puget Sound, WA
(Zone 8a)

November 15, 2006
6:17 PM

Post #2916207

Hello - I added myself since I have family still in BC and ON, Canadian Great Grandparents, and love visiting as often as I can. Maybe we'll retire up there!

Lilypon

Lilypon
Moose Jaw, SK
(Zone 3b)

November 15, 2006
8:46 PM

Post #2916695

Pleased to have you join us Galega! I'm guessing you will be relocating to BC if you retire up here. ;)

I also hang my head in shame because I missed mentioning bambamdryad (Bambam is gardening further north than some of our Easterners and yet still on the other side of the border).
galega
South Puget Sound, WA
(Zone 8a)

November 16, 2006
1:06 AM

Post #2917540

Yes, it will likely be BC somewhere near Whistler, though we love Alberta and the Banff, Jasper, & Canmore, areas too.
ginnylynn
Blyth, ON
(Zone 5b)

November 16, 2006
12:05 PM

Post #2918595

Welcome galega! It's nice to have another honourary Canadian join us :-) --Ginny
DCarrington
Riverview, NB
(Zone 5b)

November 23, 2006
1:27 PM

Post #2938796

Posted

Lilypon

Lilypon
Moose Jaw, SK
(Zone 3b)

November 26, 2006
2:19 AM

Post #2944165

Happy to see you join us Darrell! Todd won't be feeling so lonely now.
Annetta_S
Pickering, ON
(Zone 5b)

December 17, 2006
1:48 AM

Post #3005230

I posted.

Annetta

Lilypon

Lilypon
Moose Jaw, SK
(Zone 3b)

December 19, 2006
3:36 PM

Post #3011167

Good to see you too Annetta! Ü
Libi
Quebec, QC
(Zone 4b)

January 30, 2007
2:24 PM

Post #3138155

I posted

Libi
momo125
Windsor, ON
(Zone 6a)

February 4, 2007
7:46 PM

Post #3157178

I did it too.

Momo

This message was edited Feb 4, 2007 4:48 PM

Lilypon

Lilypon
Moose Jaw, SK
(Zone 3b)

February 4, 2007
8:23 PM

Post #3157278

Welcome aboard Libi and momo125 and Cujo20C our only member from the NWT!...sorry I've taken so long to reply. Everyone can welcome new members but we've all been posting all over lately.

Here's a good link for newbies to Dave's to check out: http://davesgarden.com/faq/forums/
Libi
Quebec, QC
(Zone 4b)

February 19, 2007
4:10 PM

Post #3205010

Thanks Lilypon !
mommum
Victoria BC
Canada
(Zone 9a)

February 23, 2007
12:02 PM

Post #3216931

I just added mine to the map. What a clever idea.

Bea

Lilypon

Lilypon
Moose Jaw, SK
(Zone 3b)

March 8, 2007
4:39 AM

Post #3259872

Hi and welcome Mommum good to see more BC folks on there. :)
castlegar_rock
Castlegar
Canada

May 19, 2007
10:04 PM

Post #3514764

Hi all, I have been lurking here for some time, and finally couldnt resist the map, lol. I am in Castlegar, b.c., have an acre and a bit on the Columbia River. I am an avid but somewhat inept garder and a pretty good plant ecologist. Here is my latest thing in bloom. This seems like a very nice web site all round.

Katherine

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DCarrington
Riverview, NB
(Zone 5b)

May 20, 2007
1:41 AM

Post #3515462

Wow! That is nice! I know it's a lily, but what's it's name? AND, welcome. Darrell
ginnylynn
Blyth, ON
(Zone 5b)

May 20, 2007
2:11 AM

Post #3515544

Welcome Katherine! Glad to have you aboard. I echo Darrell - that is a beautiful lily.

--Ginny
castlegar_rock
Castlegar
Canada

May 20, 2007
2:42 AM

Post #3515628

Hi Ginny and Darrel, Thanks for the warm welcome...Thats actually an azalea. Hope youve had a big day in the garden! I planted my winter sown lupins, a little late, and some calendula, a tree peony I bought at the Nelson Garden Show last weekend!
DCarrington
Riverview, NB
(Zone 5b)

May 20, 2007
11:51 AM

Post #3516187

It's beautiful. Deciduous, I suspect.
castlegar_rock
Castlegar
Canada

May 20, 2007
3:39 PM

Post #3516745

Yes, and actually quite scrawny looking, but the blooms this year were magnificent.
trailingon
dobie, ON
(Zone 3a)

May 25, 2007
1:23 AM

Post #3532749

With a population of 128, i had to put Dobie on the map.

Lilypon

Lilypon
Moose Jaw, SK
(Zone 3b)

May 25, 2007
3:56 PM

Post #3534523

LOLOLOL Welcome aboard trailingon! :D

Wonderful to see Castlegar-Rock, Westocast73, blacksheep7_3, agertz as well ! May have missed some...my work computer isn't upgraded enough to see the map but I'm pretty sure a few others have left their mark.
castlegar_rock
Castlegar
Canada

May 29, 2007
3:51 PM

Post #3548764

Thank you Lilypon. This seems to be a very nice site. Is it ok to just post photos of plants here wily nily, or what? I am new to this site.

Kat

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Lilypon

Lilypon
Moose Jaw, SK
(Zone 3b)

May 30, 2007
8:09 PM

Post #3553668

Hi Kat :)

Dave's is a gardener's best resource and I know you'll enjoy it here immensely. :)

re posting pictures:
I usually start my own thread since I often want to start a different topic. However I'll post one in someone else's thread if the picture matches the subject matter of their thread and if they've invited others in (see winter sowing thread). I've also posted when someone's thread has run the course (re admiring, questions etc. regarding what they've posted) and I have a ? or something to show that relates to what was being discussed.

Come winter our threads have often gone all over the place since there aren't too many plants to show. ;)

Pam
Who is not around much lately since our house and yard have been targeted by a movie company,,,they want to use our garage and house as well as a neighbors to film their movie. I'm so far behind in the yard it isn't funny. :S The deal hasn't been written in cement yet so we may still turn them down.



castlegar_rock
Castlegar
Canada

May 31, 2007
2:10 AM

Post #3555371

Wow! Take 5! That is quite a compliment, I cant imagine a film crew in my garden, ever.

Thanks for your advice, will follow it.

Kat

PS dont work too hard!
ginnylynn
Blyth, ON
(Zone 5b)

May 31, 2007
10:59 AM

Post #3556337

I don't know whether to congratulate you or commiserate with you Pam ;-) Frankly, I can't imagine having to keep my yard in film-worthy condition! There are just times when I want to sit and enjoy my gardens, and act as though the weeds are invisible. Please keep us posted on what happens.

--Ginny

Lilypon

Lilypon
Moose Jaw, SK
(Zone 3b)

June 3, 2007
6:30 AM

Post #3568511

Thanks ladies...Ginny for some reason or other I feel the same. ;) I kinda have a feeling though they won't mind weeds . Our house (if we agree to it) is supposed to be owned by a Scientist that's got other things on her mind. Trust me Kat with the work we're now doing (cleaning house...you know those cupboards, closets, etc, etc, that you usually ignore) :S, jobs, planting veggie garden, etc. etc.) there's gunna be weeds galore out there...if they don't like em (and we don't get around to them) ... they can box them outta here too :)~ (along with the contents of our garage and whatever else they don't want...except the weeds don't have to go in the moving van ;). I really wish they'd contacted us months ago (I wouldn't have started soooooooo many plants). :S

Lilypon

Lilypon
Moose Jaw, SK
(Zone 3b)

June 3, 2007
6:41 AM

Post #3568523

I should state that whether we agree to their terms or not we are going to have a REALLY clean house (no idea of what the yard will be like though). ;S
JeannineAnne
Coquitlam, BC

August 7, 2007
12:11 PM

Post #3827747

I tried to add on but I think I am showing as in the US somehow, I am not very good at this, but feel 30 years in Canada even though in the UK for the last six means I should be OK to be included I think !!!!

I think I did something wrong.
JeannineAnne
Coquitlam, BC

August 7, 2007
12:17 PM

Post #3827762

Tried again and I think I have fixed it XX Jeannine

Lilypon

Lilypon
Moose Jaw, SK
(Zone 3b)

August 9, 2007
7:06 AM

Post #3835505

Sorry Jeannine I'm so late in replying (I opened this thread at work, got busy, and forgot to come back and post :S )...We are very happy to see you join us and I hope you will feel back at home here!
Napergal
Naperville, IL

August 17, 2007
8:20 PM

Post #3868419

Hi guys! I am another ex-pat, living here in Naperville, IL, 35 miles west of Chicago since 1963!! Very active in Canadian Club and Canadian Women's Club here ...retired senior now. Husband was from Montreal and I was from Toronto. Still have family in both places. Meeting dear brother in law from Toronto for dinner tonight , here in Chicago on business. Love to garden and have enjoyed Dave's for quite some time. Now that I am retired, I have more time to noodle around on the computer!! It must be lovely to live in BC with a more temperate climate ...we have had 90 degrees most of the summer ...terribly humid and unbearable to be outdoors most of the time. I dread the Fall, when winter will be right behind and then months of gray and dreary days. That's when I read all my garden magazines and plan my containers and baskets for the next year!! I am in a townhouse, so I can't plant too much in the "ground" among the established landscaping, so I have to do most everything in pots!! But, I love doing them., Look forward to chatting with all of you!! Sandy
ginnylynn
Blyth, ON
(Zone 5b)

August 18, 2007
2:35 PM

Post #3870858

Hi Sandy, and welcome back so to speak :-) Three years ago I too lived in a townhouse and had to do most of my gardening in pots. I found out that you can be very creative with them and end up with a space that looks lush and welcoming. I used to live in Victoria BC a long time ago, and as I said to someone else, I was blind to what I had back then as I was just a kid.

Anyway...a warm welcome to you. Nice to have you popping in to chat.

--Ginny
inanda
Winnipeg, MB
(Zone 2b)

August 18, 2007
4:25 PM

Post #3871141

Welcome from
inanda aka Ginny ... hee hee
busy planting iris
Gardnerkett
Pass Christian, MS
(Zone 8b)

September 3, 2007
9:55 PM

Post #3933119

Just wanted to say hi!
Canadian transplanted to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, well kind of, I still keep a house and garden in Calgary Alberta as well. Hope I qualify to join your group... :)
Gardening in Zone 3 and 8 is kind of fun.
Added my pin to your map as well.
Cheers
Cath

Lilypon

Lilypon
Moose Jaw, SK
(Zone 3b)

September 16, 2007
1:06 AM

Post #3979674

Welcome to the wonderful (and huge) world of Dave's Cath and most especially the Canadian Gardening Forum! :DLooking forward to seeing your posts!

Pam
Who's sorry to say she's just getting caught up on my bookmarked threads. :S
inanda
Winnipeg, MB
(Zone 2b)

September 20, 2007
4:15 AM

Post #3995863

Pam, busy harvesting I bet. Snowing in AB at the mo. Guess SK and MB will get it later this week. Arrrrgh.
inanda aka Ginny
Gardnerkett
Pass Christian, MS
(Zone 8b)

September 20, 2007
2:08 PM

Post #3996830

Snowing in Alberta...!! Its only September! I am travelling back next Thrusday, will the snow be gone and sunny and warm by then...
I keep hoping global warming will notch Alberta up a zone or two...

This message was edited Sep 20, 2007 9:08 AM
kd2000
toronto
Canada

December 26, 2007
12:51 PM

Post #4327638

Hi all, Just wanted to post I am relatively new to DG and living in the GTA. Hope everyone is having a fabulous holiday season! KD
ginnylynn
Blyth, ON
(Zone 5b)

December 26, 2007
3:07 PM

Post #4327990

Hi KD! Welcome to our little corner of the DG world, and thanks for your good wishes. All the best to you and your loved ones.

--Ginny
inanda
Winnipeg, MB
(Zone 2b)

December 29, 2007
12:40 AM

Post #4336156

Sob sob... looking at Castlegar bloom. I want something blooming in MY garden ...NOW.

how do I get on on your map Pam. ????

Happy Christmas to all and New Year just around the corner.

Inanda aka Ginny
a5footsea
North Vancouver, BC
(Zone 7b)

December 29, 2007
1:23 AM

Post #4336301

Okay, I posted eh. Great map!

Happy New Year!
inanda
Winnipeg, MB
(Zone 2b)

December 29, 2007
1:58 AM

Post #4336412

OK. Finally worked out how to post. Great stuff Pam.

inanda aka Ginny
janet59
Brampton
Canada

July 6, 2008
7:54 PM

Post #5213418

New gardener from Brampton ON, northwest of Toronto that most think of as a bedroom community, but still has a neighborhood called Flowertown due to the huge number of greenhouses in the area... the city has absolutely stunning public gardens, a few blocks from my house there is a profusion of beautiful annuals ... if anyone is nearby would love to talk about how to move from newbie gardener to more experienced cultivator...
ginnylynn
Blyth, ON
(Zone 5b)

July 7, 2008
11:58 AM

Post #5216631

Hi janet59, and welcome to the Canadian forum on Dave's Garden.

I'm not *really* close to you, but not too far away - just a couple of hours. As far as any questions, just ask away! We have a lot of very skilled and knowledgable gardeners here that will be more than willing to help out.

--Ginny
dahlianut
Calgary, AB
(Zone 3a)

July 9, 2008
4:50 PM

Post #5229903

Welcome Janet59!
janet59
Brampton
Canada

July 9, 2008
6:40 PM

Post #5230513

Thank you neigbours! (with a "u")

Lilypon

Lilypon
Moose Jaw, SK
(Zone 3b)

August 13, 2008
11:09 PM

Post #5410554

A very belated welcoming wave to all you newcomers from the west as well!

Pam

Tallulah_B

Tallulah_B
(Susan) Calgary, AB
(Zone 3b)

August 16, 2008
2:46 PM

Post #5422234

Hello from Calgary - just joined the Frapper map :-)

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Lilypon

Lilypon
Moose Jaw, SK
(Zone 3b)

August 16, 2008
11:30 PM

Post #5424056

Happy to have you join us Tallulah! :D

Tallulah_B

Tallulah_B
(Susan) Calgary, AB
(Zone 3b)

August 17, 2008
6:41 PM

Post #5427171

ty :-)
DrDoolotz
Oxford, NS
(Zone 5b)

August 23, 2008
7:03 PM

Post #5457600

I'm a Canadian but now I live in Iowa. I moved here 6 years ago for my job. But I visit home a lot (in Halifax). Not sure if I can put myself on the map or not...

Lilypon

Lilypon
Moose Jaw, SK
(Zone 3b)

August 24, 2008
2:46 PM

Post #5460821

We aren't limiting the map to Canadians who just live in Canada CMoxon. Please join us. :)

edited to say I know the map isn't available right now but you could try adding your pin. I've contacted the site owner but have no idea how long the map(s) will be unavailable.

This message was edited Aug 24, 2008 11:08 AM
eastjack
Granville Beach, NS
(Zone 6a)

December 4, 2008
12:59 AM

Post #5856140

Hi everyone,

I just became a paid up member and have placed my pin on the map. That is in Granville beach Nova Scotia. The weather has been mild of late and my wife and I took a break and played nine holes of golf today. It was 17 degrees a couple of days ago and melted the last remaining drifts of snow from the 35cm we got in November. I retired this spring and intend to do some gardening as we have a micro climate here zone 6A I am told.
Anyway hi to all you fellow Canadian members.
DrDoolotz
Oxford, NS
(Zone 5b)

December 4, 2008
1:15 AM

Post #5856206

Hi Eastjack! I grew up in Halifax. Love visiting Nova Scotia and Granville Beach is a lovely area. Very scenic. Yes, some parts of NS are zone 6A, like my parents, and you are so lucky to have that. I'm a full zone behind you. Welcome to DG!
MG99
Victoria, BC
(Zone 8b)

December 4, 2008
2:10 AM

Post #5856431

welcome eastjack, and cmoxon, welcome to DG's
Petal33
Kingston, ON
(Zone 5b)

December 30, 2008
1:31 AM

Post #5941633

Hello All !! great site..
Welcome

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JeannineAnne
Coquitlam, BC

March 21, 2009
12:31 AM

Post #6297009

Bumping this one up.. long time since I was on the forum as I have been quite ill but I have renewed my membership and am popping in to say hello.. reminder to all.. lived in Canada for years and years then went to the UK.. well guess what we are coming home, flying back on Easter Monday for good, it is big relief and can't wait to see ther Lower Mainland in BC again.

I see there hasn't been a posting here for a few weeks so am hoping someone is still reading this
ginnylynn
Blyth, ON
(Zone 5b)

March 21, 2009
2:19 PM

Post #6298891

Hi JeannineAnne, and an early "Welcome back home!"

--Ginny
annabell52
Edmonton, AB
(Zone 3a)

April 13, 2009
3:53 AM

Post #6401982

JeannineAnne
Welcome back home from the prairies! I bet you will be home before you read this and I hope the trip was seamless!
Ann
dougmcquinn
Grand Bay-Westfield,
Canada

August 30, 2009
11:56 AM

Post #7003958

Hello all, I'm a new member, and sure appreciate what this site is all about. I need guidance on ground cover and new landscaping in zone 4b. Please see my posting yesterday in the Beginner Landscaping forum.
annabell52
Edmonton, AB
(Zone 3a)

August 31, 2009
7:48 PM

Post #7009323

Welcome Dougmcquinn!
I am in zone 3b in Edmonton so you are close in the zone thing. You will enjoy being on Daves garden and getting into the garden will feed your soul!
Ann
JeannineAnne
Coquitlam, BC

October 12, 2009
10:59 PM

Post #7162625

Finally able to post I am back in Canada after 9 years in the UK and really happy..hope all is well with you all

XX Jeannine

Tallulah_B

Tallulah_B
(Susan) Calgary, AB
(Zone 3b)

October 13, 2009
2:59 AM

Post #7163501

Hello and welcome back to Canada, Jeannine!

~Susan~
nevrest
Broadview, SK
(Zone 3a)

November 29, 2009
5:35 AM

Post #7318032

DUH - I went to try to add my location and just could not get the gold dot to move, so maybe you could add Never Rest Farm, south of Broadview, SK. for me

Tallulah_B

Tallulah_B
(Susan) Calgary, AB
(Zone 3b)

November 29, 2009
7:02 AM

Post #7318111

There are a lot of places that aren't add-able on the map, cuz they're not familiar to some (like Brandon, Manitoba isn't available on FaceBook lol)

So, nevrest - I suppose you'll be getting "the boys" soon, and will then send them to me. I'm looking forward to seeing your pics on the gnome trips thread.

I'm looking forward to having them in Calgary, too! Is it possible I may have them for December 4th? I'm going to the Devonion Gardens, just south of Edmonton, and would love to have pics of them there. As well as my Christmas tree, too. I got that decorated last night, so I'm ready for 'em ^_^

~Susan~
vanislandgirl
Ladysmith, BC

March 2, 2010
4:15 PM

Post #7599619

Ok I too have now marked the map. We here in Ladysmith have been having a just wonderful Winter? and early Spring. My garden is way ahead of normal
corinnecmcc
Mississauga, ON
Canada

June 6, 2010
10:27 AM

Post #7863898

I would like to add myself to the map, but the link doesn't work. Is this still active?
Teresama
Thornbury
Canada

July 4, 2010
5:24 AM

Post #7942055

Hi There,
I am new to this site and to forums in general. Is this only about the map or are other topics suitable. For instance, I am wondering about planting a delphinium under or close to a Bitternut (Juglone family ), and would like to know if anyone has experience with how delphs will fare with juglone toxicity.

MarilynneS

MarilynneS
Thunder Bay Ontario, ON
(Zone 3a)

July 8, 2010
5:46 AM

Post #7951902

Hi Teresa

Maybe try the Canadian Gardening Forum .. the thread is 'What's Happening in your neck of the woods friends, July/10
be great to have you there ^_^

~M~

ViolaAnn

ViolaAnn
Ottawa, ON
(Zone 5a)

September 29, 2010
3:16 PM

Post #8128254

Teresama - welcome. The 'What's Happening in your neck of the woods' is mostly a discussion forum, but maybe the July one had specific info. Please hop on over there and introduce yourself.

Ann

ViolaAnn

ViolaAnn
Ottawa, ON
(Zone 5a)

April 14, 2014
4:09 AM

Post #9812025

Wondering how many Canadians are left. I see the number of SUBSCRIBERS to DG is, and has been for quite a long time, dropping by 20-30 people a week. At that rate, in 3 years there won't be any left and DG will be modeled completely for the casual users who don't pay a membership.

This message was edited Apr 14, 2014 4:48 PM
annabell52
Edmonton, AB
(Zone 3a)

April 14, 2014
10:59 AM

Post #9812441

Hi Ann
I'm still here! It does seem that folks are dwindling.
Alberta Ann

MarilynneS

MarilynneS
Thunder Bay Ontario, ON
(Zone 3a)

April 14, 2014
11:30 AM

Post #9812485

I'm here as well, as are Betty, Susan, Dianne .. hmm .. Lilypon
I think a lot of the Canadians are 'lurkers' ?

I post on the 'What did you learn today' forum .. I think Betty started it .. most of the posters are from the US .. but, some interesting conversations pop up ..

~M~

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