Lake Cowichan Gazette

Mary Lowther column: Getting the post-summer garden ready for what’s next

We're in transition time between seasons.

  • Sep 19, 2020

 

Tube Shack’s annual clean-up shows how far river has come

Less garbage than previous years, owing to years of clean-ups and weekly patrols

 

Two vying for mayor’s chair in Lake Cowichan so far

By-election set for Oct. 24

 

Cowichan Valley MLA Furstenau wins Green Party race

New leader champions diversity and collaboration between parties

Flashback: A couple of rescues and a lack of power

Remember these stories from Cowichan Lake

Mary Lowther column: A new garden interlude from David

I can't claim I wasn't warned.

  • Sep 12, 2020

Tube Shack takes on Cowichan River clean-up

River Stewards opted not to hold theirs this year due to COVID-19

Mary Lowther column: Cold frames are essential for winter gardening

A cold frame is a solid structure that covers crops to keep them warmer than the outside

  • Sep 5, 2020

Feds fork over $300,000 for Cowichan Lake marina project

First Nation project on North Shore Road to be completed this fall

Mary Lowther column: Leaves of cruciferous veggies unsung nutritional heroes

One cup of broccoli leaves contain 100 per cent of the RDA of vitamin C

  • Sep 3, 2020

Fires sparked by electrical storm now under control

Rain last week assisted firefighters

Mary Lowther column: Hybrid veggie varieties can be great choice for the garden

Hybrid seeds often out-perform open pollinated

  • Aug 22, 2020

COVID cancels clean up of Cowichan River

"Of course, this is no ordinary year"

Town of Lake Cowichan adopts new emergency plan

Plan in the works since the windstorm in 2018

Flashback: Summertime fun: Youbou Regatta, toads, and shutdowns

Remember these stories from Cowichan Lake?

Mary Lowther column: Radishes as good as gold

Radishes grow quickly and need a lot of water.

  • Aug 15, 2020

Mary Lowther column: Time to plan the winter garden

Weeds have gotten away on me, I've just finished laying out my soaker hoses

  • Aug 8, 2020

Shady Lady: legendary Catalina touches down on Cowichan Lake

Two flying boats test the waters west of Youbou

Mary Lowther column: Cool down exercises ease the summer gardening strain

Cornucopias of vegetables don't arrive at the table by themselves.

  • Aug 1, 2020

Lake Cowichan filled with tourists: reaction divided among locals

But many residents taking issue with the influx of visitors