Lets take a look at the zones of other municipalities surrounding Kelowna in the valley. Find the best dates for planting and.
Based on frost dates and planting zones.
What gardening zone is west kelowna. These two core gardening concepts are only related because they have to do with cold weather. Most of the plants sold at the garden centre are grown by Bylands Nurseries Ltd which is a significant advantage as the plants are acclimatized for the area and the footprint to grow these plants has less impact on our environment. Bylands has been locally owned and operated for over 60 years in the Okanagan Valley growing a variety of.
Our free planting guide calculates the best dates for sowing seeds indoors and outdoors and for transplanting seedlings to the gardenall customized to your location. Find the best dates for planting and transplanting vegetables and fruit. These subzones are most familiar to Canadian gardeners.
A guide for different microclimates and climatic zones Microclimates are pockets that differ significantly from an areas overall climatic zone. The temperatures in Kelowna can reach a low of -23 in the winter placing most of the city in a 6a plant hardiness zone. 1436 likes 31 talking about this 379 were here.
Cole crops like broccoli cauliflower and cabbage can be direct seeded into your garden around March 23 assuming the ground can be worked but its better to start them indoors around February 24 and then transplant them into the garden around April 14. Do the same with lettuce and spinach. Because all plants do not have the same hardiness it is important to know the hardiness zone in which you live so you can choose trees shrubs and flowers that will grow well in your area.
Bylands invites you and your family to come visit us in West Kelowna and get growing together. This allows Kelowna to support a wide variety of ornamental and native plants. Subzones eg 4a or 4b 5a or 5b are also noted in the map legend.
Its also worth noting that surrounding areas like Lake Country and West Kelowna are in a milder 7a zone. USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map The 2012 USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. The USDA Hardiness Zone Map divides North America into 11 separate planting zones.
Planting calendars for places in British Columbia. For starters it is good to know that Kelowna is located in Canadian plant hardiness Region 2 Zone 6a. Bylands Garden Centre Kelowna BC.
A Boat houses and boat shelters b Use of a vessel for residential purposes 3 The following structure is prohibited in the Intensive Water Use Zone W2 and Commercial. The harshest is 0 and the mildest is 8. Hardiness Zones Gardening Zones Growing Zones and Plant Zones refer to defined geographic regions that can support specific plants flowers and trees.
0154 Schedule A 18 2 The following uses buildings and structures are prohibited in the Recreational Water Use Zone W1. Each growing zone is 10F warmer or colder in an average winter than the adjacent zone. A planting zone is also known as a hardiness zone which is determined by the average lowest temperature in a given place during the winter.
Plant Hardiness Zones for Kelowna BC. The following Hardiness Planting Zone Finder for Canada information has been provided by Agriculture Agri-Food Canada ALBERTA BRITISH COLUMBIA EASTERN MARITIME PROVINCES EASTERN ONTARIO WESTERN QUEBEC MANITOBA NEW BRUNSWICK EASTERN QUEBEC SASKATCHEWAN WESTERN ONTARIO. So which plants are native to Kelowna For starters the hardy perennials you can find at The Greenery are good plant choices.
Plant Hardiness Zones are not the same as Average Frost Dates. CITY OF WEST KELOWNA ZONING BYLAW No. If you see a hardiness zone in a gardening catalog or plant description chances are it refers to this USDA map.
317 rows Zone 8a. Posted on March 24 2013. Plant onion starts and potatoes around March 5.
The new hardiness map is divided into nine major zones. 41 rows Planting calendar for Kelowna British Columbia. They are drought-resistant which is helpful for life in Kelowna.
-29 to-23C -20 to -9F Zone 5-23 to -18C -9 to -1F Zone 6-18 to -12C -1 to 10F Zone 7-12 to -7C 10 to 19F Zone 8-7 to -1C 19 to 30F Zone 9. T he zones define a minimum range of temperatures that a plant or tree can survive safely in that zone. They can be created by features that modify climate such as protected spots exposed areas elevation and northsouth facing slopes walls and canyons.
The map is based on the average annual minimum winter temperature divided into 10-degree F zones.