Carolyne Austin

Golden Agers enjoying run-up to Christmas

Snow, ice and slush didn’t keep the Golden Agers from a sumptuous Christmas dinner this past Saturday night.

Austin: Holiday fun in the offing

The 50 Plus Activity Centre has been busy these past few months with several events and trips.

Seniors Centre Anniversary May 12

On Thursday, May 12 we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Seniors’ Centre in Lake Cowichan.

Lake Cowichan’s 50 Plus Activity Centre enjoyed a busy, fun 2015

Our busy year ended with several new members being elected to both boards.

Fall gardening in the Cowichan Lake area

Carolyne Austin shares some gardening tips for fall in the Cowichan Lake area.

Lake Bloomer Garden Club gets sneak peek of plans for community garden

Guest speaker was Bob Day who presented his dream of an edible forest, community gardens and more.

Member Joan Henn inspects flowers during Rinda Munslow’s September 6 garden tour

Club enjoys a busy summer of gardening

The Lake Bloomer’s Garden Club has had a busy summer, if you can call it a summer.

Member Joan Henn inspects flowers during Rinda Munslow’s September 6 garden tour
Lake Bloomer’s Garden Club member Norma Fields

Dark purple is the flower colour of the year

With 25 enthusiastic members in attendance, the Tuesday, May 10, Lake Bloomer’s Garden Club meeting featured very interesting speakers from Marigold Nurseries.

Lake Bloomer’s Garden Club member Norma Fields
Dianne Nichol

Cowichan Lake garden enthusiasts swoon over chemical-free plants

An enthusiastic group of avid gardeners attended the April meeting of the Lake Bloomer’s Garden Club on a cool Tuesday evening, earlier this month.

Dianne Nichol