The Make Water Work challenge lays out several ways residents can conserve water with one community in the Okanagan being named water work champion
Go to makewaterwork.ca to take the challenge and to find plenty of information on conserving water as well as on the make water work plant collection.
“This year the collection has been expanded to include 54 plants, including beautiful grasses, perennials, shrubs and trees, perfect for the dry Okanagan climate,” said Corinne Jackson, OBWB communications director. “As well, two new garden centres have joined the program, bringing the total to nine, ensuring nearly all Okanagan residents can walk into a garden centre in their community and find the Make Water Work collection.”
Residents who take the challenge will be entered to win several prizes including a grand prize of a water wise yard upgrade worth $6,000.
Participating garden centres offering plants in the Make Water Work Collection.
Kel Lake Greenhouses 4351 Shanks Rd., Lake Country, B.C.
Art Knapp Kelowna 1994 Springfield Rd., Kelowna, B.C. Phone: 250-860-5633
Bylands Garden Centre 1600 Byland Road, West Kelowna, B.C.
Blue Mountain Nursery Company 1871 Pleasant Valley Rd., Armstrong, B.C. Phone: 250.546.8181
Swan Lake Nurseryland 7920 Highway 97, Vernon, B.C. Phone: 250-542-7614
GardenWorks Penticton 670 Duncan Avenue W., Penticton, B.C. Phone: 250-492-5703; Toll Free: 1-800-667-0765
Grasslands Nursery 3615 Gartrell Road, Summerland, BC Phone: 250-494-4617
Sagebrush Nursery 7556 Island Road, Oliver, BC
Sandhu Greenhouses 9707-128 Ave.,Osoyoos, B.C. Phone: 250-495-2676