Georama is the West Kootenays’ largest and most modern Greenhouse, Nursery and Garden Center. Open year round since 1970, Georama is the place to go for all your gardening needs. Georama, Growing for the Kootenays …. with the Kootenays.
Georama Garden Centre is the destination of choice for Kootenay gardeners. Open year round, our unique Garden Centre is nestled on 16 acres of lakeview land providing a spectacular backdrop to our operation. With more than 20 staff members to help with professional advice, and products backed by Georama’s growing season warranty your shopping experience is guaranteed to be a pleasure and your time here a great memory! Let us help you select just the right plant, shrub or tree to make your backyard truly a paradise. With thousands of varieties to chose from we know your landscape project will turn out just right. We also shop the world for you – to bring the most unique garden accents and containers right to the Kootenays. Statuary, fountains, bird baths, ceramic pots and more – all are waiting right here just for you. Landscape contractors and home owners can find everything for that special project – the list is large! from bulk topsoil, bark mulch, dolomite, lava rock, soil conditioners, edging, weed barrier and pond liner to caliper grade and specimen size trees and evergreens, Rhododendrons, Azaleas, Japanese Maples, Dogwoods – the list is almost endless. We have more than 30,000 sq. ft of greenhouses loaded with bedding plants, perennials, hanging baskets,tropical plants, seasonal plants. Our water gardening section including plants, pumps, filters and more is a must see, complete with a demonstration pond and waterfall where you can sit and relax with a nice cup of tea. We invite you to come out soon and visit us – we would love to see you!
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Relax on a private and peaceful 3 acre forested setting, near the pristine Slocan River in Winlaw. Our deluxe vacation rental has an open plan living & kitchen area and sleeps 8. It has 3 bedrooms, a sleeping loft, 2 large full bathrooms and a veranda. It has a large fenced yard with a private brick patio, BBQ, waterfall, fish pond and gardens. The home is complete with excellent kitchen and laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi. It is great for groups and families ! All you need to bring is your groceries.
Check out our excellent website! It has slideshows of the home and area, rates, reviews and an availability calendar. Winlaw has: 4 good restaurants, 2 grocery stores, biking trails, live music and a beautiful river to swim in. It’s a great place to find some peace and quiet, and explore nature’s beauty.
We live on the property and have provided excellent service to our guests, since 2012. You can expect genuine Canadian hospitality and no booking fees. We offer wheelchair accessibility and extra amenities for children and the elderly. Call Pam or David at 1-250-226-7647 to book ahead. We accept: credit cards, cash and e-Transfers.
Established in 1898, the Hume is a restored historic, full-service hotel located on the corner of Vernon and Ward Street in Nelson, BC. All guest rooms have been tastefully renovated and are equipped with modern conveniences while paying homage to our rich history.
Inside our walls you can expect to find Aura Spa & Salon, the General Store Family Restaurant, Mike’s Place Pub, the Library Lounge, the Spiritbar, Banquets & Catering and our Liquor Boutique. Our greatest asset? Our team of dedicated staff of course. We are Nelson’s unique, character property with something for everyone. You can expect wide hallways, spacious rooms, extraordinary woodwork and that special sense of nostalgia that has defined our town over decades of history. Come and enjoy an authentic taste of Nelson’s hip heritage as we celebrate over a century of hospitality excellence. The Hume Hotel & Spa – Antique. Chic. Boutique.
This full-service hotel features a free full hot breakfast for all room guests every morning that earned the ‘Best Hotel for Breakfast’ award by Ski Canada Magazine. In 2015, we completely renovated the 2nd Floor into brand new deluxe guest rooms as well as the introduction of Aura Spa & Salon. All newly renovated rooms feature air conditioning and other modern conveniences while maintaining that heritage charm the Hume is known for. At the Hume Hotel, no two rooms are the same. You can expect wide hallways, spacious rooms, extraordinary woodwork and that special sense of nostalgia that has defined our town over decades of history. Our facilities include 45 decorated guest rooms befitting our theme, the General Store Restaurant, the Library Lounge complete with its original fireplace, Mike’s Place Pub, the Spiritbar entertainment venue and a Liquor Store. In 2005, the hotel underwent a major exterior facelift bringing back its look from the 1920’s. Our greatest asset? Our team of dedicated staff of course. Come and enjoy an authentic taste of Nelson’s hip heritage as we celebrate over a century of hospitality excellence.
The Best Western Baker Street Inn & Convention Center is historic Baker Street’s newest and only full-service hotel. We are highly ranked on TripAdvisor and just underwent a major interior renovation in 2011.
Business travelers will be pleased to know that we offer free high speed internet while families should make note that kids stay free. Besides 70 comfortable guest rooms, other amenities include banquet facilities, Jacuzzi suites, hot tub, fitness room, flat screen TVs, microwaves, fridges, guest computer, room service and plenty of parking. Visit our website or call for more detail on the excellent ski and golf packages we have to offer.
Our own dining facility, the Baker Street Grill, is a restaurant that is sure to please the heartiest of appetites. Our dinner menu features our signature rotisserie chicken and ribs, grilled steaks as well as a great selection of seafood that includes wild BC salmon. Served every Sunday between 9:30 am and 1:30 pm, be sure to visit our Sunday Brunch when you’re in town. Experience the many great services we have to offer at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Baker Street Inn & Convention Center.
Timberland Consultants (2001) is a resource management company that provides forest-related services in the field of planning, technical engineering, GIS, silviculture and inventory.
BEACH TAGHUM B&B: Overlooking Kootenay River View Bedrooms with private baths Outstanding breakfasts, comfy beds Voted ”Best in Business” 2004-2012. Level entry and off street parking Hot Tub, 50” TV & DVD Guest lounge with fridge & microwave Canoe available Internet Operating for 12 years. Close to golf. skiing, boating, boutiques, spas.
Friendliest hosts in the business. Home baked goods, quality bed linens, excellent views, hot tub under the stars, bath robes, spacious parking, sparkling clean, yours to enjoy!
The bright & beautiful, newly-renovated Taghum Hall is located along the shores of the Kootenay River, 10 kilometres west of Nelson. It is operated by an independent, community-based society of members and volunteers. The hall offers vibrant & varied community programs of special events and ongoing activities, which are continually updated on the website taghumhall.ca. Come join the fun!
Taghum Hall is affordably available for rent for public or private functions, has a capacity for 174 people, and is wheelchair accessible. The hall proper includes a proscenium stage with adjustable lighting, and a 30’ x 70’ multi-functional open hall for any banquets and festivities. A fully-equipped kitchen can serve large numbers. There is ample parking, and space for both indoor and outdoor functions. A stunning wrap-around deck takes full advantage of the Kootenay River & mountain views.
Irving Contracting is owned by Joshua Irving who’s a small contractor. Skilled in many trades from: floor instillation, tiling, framing, kitchen renos, bathroom renos, fences, decks, and more. Josh has a keen eye for design and attention to detail.
Photos attached are samples of some of Josh’s work.
BioBio Guest Suite and Guest House are located on an organic farm within a 10 min drive to the vibrant community of Nelson. The best of both worlds: the peace and beauty of the rural setting only a short drive ( or bus ride) to historic Baker St. with its restaurants, art galleries, bookshops and boutiques.
There are 2 options for accomodation. A 1 bedroom suite sleeps up to 4 people. BioBIo GUest House has 2 bedrooms, a TV/den, a living room and sleeps 6 people in beds.
Both are lovingly built by a Swiss carpenter using the highest quality eco materials on our organic farm ( Arrowhead Farm). Enjoy the fresh air and space of the country setting only a 10 min drive from downtown Nelson. 30 minutes to Whitewater Ski Resort.
Arrowhead Farm is situated on a quiet road, away from the highway, but easy access from town.
BioBio Suite is on the first floor. There are no steps from the parking to the suite and none within. The main suite is occupied by the owner. There is no overlap of living areas ensuring peace and privacy for both. BioBio suite has its own entrance and a fenced in yard separate from the yard of the main house. It has a lovely private patio.
BioBio Guest House has its own driveway and parking area and is very private. There are steps both outside and within the house. There is a beautiful flagstone patio with garden furniture and access to the natural swimming pools.
Both are built with low VOC paints and natural finishes, wood, stone and are equipped with Heat Return Ventillators for the best air quality and energy efficiency.
Quality furnishings, new memory mattresses, WiFi ( can be turned off on request), washer/dryer, fully equipped kitchen, TV, Netflix.
While staying at the BioBio Suite or Guest House you will have an option to buy our farm fresh organic produce, Kootenay Local Agricultural Society certified.
Please enquire about our farm/pond permaculture tours and workshops on farm crafts: milking, cheese, butter, sour cream and yoghurt making, sourdough bread baking, fermenting, preserving.
In the area:
We are located 10 min by car from Nelson. In the summer time many Nelsonites use Blewett Rd as their biking trail. It is 30 min by bike to Nelson and 50 ( or more) min back, as we are uphill from town. There is also a city bus that stops in front of the farm on request. Going to town by bike and taking a bus back saves you an uphill ride.
Whtewater Ski resort, 30 min by car, famous for its champagne powder. Nelson was voted The Best Ski Town in North America by Powder Magazine.
Granite Point Golf course, 10 min by car
closest beach: Taghum Beach, 5 min by car
mountain biking: world class, abundant, closest area Morning Mountain is accessible from the house, a 10 min bike ride on Blewett Rd.
Founded in September of 2010, The Nelson Daily is a daily online news service committed to providing the most in-depth and comprehensive news, sports and arts coverage for the region of Nelson, BC, Canada. With as many as 130,000 views per month as well as followers on Facebook and Twitter, The Nelson Daily is Nelson’s resource for news, sports and arts information from the Greater Nelson area.
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Located just 1 km from Nelson. Purpose built mini storage facility. 117 heated individual units. Customer access 7:00 am to 9:00 pm 7 days per week. Easy access, modern and secure, competitive rates. 13 years of customer satisfaction.
We are here for your pet, Dog or Cat. Offering boarding, daycare and all breed grooming in a clean and secure environment.
Wagg’s Boarding & Grooming has been serving Nelson & this region for over twenty-one years. We offer a clean, safe & secure boarding & grooming facility. Your family pets are cared for on an individual basis; we do not mix any pets together unless both owners allow their pet to play with a friend. We have over a acre of grassy space completely fenced for your pets to play safely when out with our friendly staff. We require that all pets be properly vaccinated annually, dogs must also have a current kennel cough vaccine. When your loved one is dropped off please bring their food, bed, favorite toy, any medications that are required and their vaccination certificate. Reservations are recommended.
Toll free: 1-877-472-0111
In Your Face Foods is an Artisan producer of fresh gourmet dips, spreads and sauces, located in the Beautiful West Kootenays of British Columbia. For us, Artisan food is about creativity and integrity, it’s about caring for the person who eats our food, the ingredients we use and the environments they come from. It’s about taste. Food crafted in small batches with the utmost attention to detail in process and ingredients simply tastes better than its industrialized counterpart.
We produce a variety of Dips, Salsas and Tapenades that are sold in natural and traditional grocery retailers in Western Canada. Our Products have that unique, fresh flavor and quality that our customers describe as “highly addictive”.
It is in a prime location, within walking distance to the city centre, only meters from the pristine Kootenay River, and nestled in the beautiful Selkirk Mountains.
This airport provides pilots with challenging, non-standard, circuit procedures to keep everyone on their toes and never bored.
Here is an excerpt from the Canada Flight Supplement for Nelson, BC (CZNL):
The single runway is 3100’ long and 75’ wide. A taxi way leads from the apron to the runway of which both ends 04 and 22 are used for both fixed wing and rotary wing (helicopter) operations. The runway was designed and built to Transport Canada Standards and recent (November 2003) testing by Pennco Engineering has found that the surface and subsurface still meet or exceed these standards
Located on the shores of Kootenay Lake in the beautiful city of Nelson, British Columbia, Kootenay Lake Aviation is open all year for flight training and aerial sightseeing tours of the spectacular surrounding scenery. Considering learning to fly? Then book an introductory flight for a ‘hands-on’ opportunity to try flying for yourself. Experience what flying is all about! If you’re more interested in just relaxing and taking in all the mountain landscapes the Kootenays have to offer, then book one of our scenic flights over the spectacular mountains of the West Kootenay. Just sit back, relax and take it all in. Click here for more information on scenic flights
Founded in 2008, the Nelson Star is a local multi-media news company, including print, web, social media and video that publishes a print edition every Wednesday and Friday and online and Facebook 24 hours a day/seven days a week. A total of 9,000 copies of the Star are delivered twice a week to homes and businesses from Salmo to Nelson to New Denver.
The Star is a member of the National NewsMedia Council, a self-regulatory body governing the country’s newspaper industry.
Wall-Tone Painting and Decorating has been serving the Nelson and area since 1980. Almost immediately the need for expanded services was realized so various aspects of general contracting and restoration services were offered. This has continued to be the situation and the company is now known as Wall-Tone Painting and Contracting.
Wall-Tone Painting and Contracting. Offering many services and specializing in multiple coating and resurfacing systems on various applications, the company is best known for its quality workmanship, reliable service, reasonable pricing, consistent, on-time completion of jobs, and meeting its customers special needs. We look forward to working with you!
We are a family-owned and operated company located in Nelson, BC. We have been supplying Kootenay businesses with all their janitorial, industrial, hospitality & food service products since 1991!
Nelson’s Own Disaster Restoration Company Water,Wind,Smoke or Odour Damage. Local,fast response to your emergency. ”Serving our community one neighbour at a time.” Restoration Nelson was created to serve our neighbours who experience damage to their homes due to fire or floods.Kevin McKernan is the owner and operator of Restoration Nelson and is IICRC Certified in Water Damage as well as Fire & Smoke Damage.