Wednesday, 25 March 2020
Cancelled due to COVID-10 Pandemic
Meetings are held at Meaden Hall (on Blain Road, across from Greenwoods) the fourth Wednesday of each month (except for December, January, July and August), starting at 6:45 pm, and ending by 9 pm. In November, we hold our AGM.
- Every meeting features a speaker. Many are local, but in the past, speakers have come from as far as Australia. Recent speakers have included Brian Minter, Carolyn Herriot, Linda Gilkeson and Bill Terry (the rare Blue Poppy man).
- A Parlour Show is always held to test our skills in growing local treasures. An annual prize is awarded for highest aggregate points over the year.
- The Library table is available with an excellent selection of books. Other books are available from the archive and can be retrieved on request.
- Mentor Gardeners are always present to provide solutions
for your gardening challenges.
- Refreshments are available for a dollar (coffee or tea, and a tasty treat).
27 November: Jeff de Jong ‘In the Eye of the Storm’
23 October: Bernie Dinter on ‘Flowering Bulbs: Natures Gift that Keeps on Giving’
26 June: Gary Lewis of Phoenix Perennials on ‘Hellebores : Jewels of the Winter and Spring Garden’
26 June: Linda Gilkeson on ‘Gardening and Climate Change’
22 May: Jeff de Jong ‘Garden Jewels for Landscaping’
24 April: Robin Jenkins and Robias Carson talked about ‘Tiny Gardeners: Salt Spring and Gulf Island Schools’
27 March: Moe Wendt presented ‘Permaculture: Principles and Practice’
27 February: Donna Balzer ‘Vegetable Gardening: Tips and Tricks for Growing Great Grub’
24 October: Kristen Miskelly spoke on ‘Native Plant Gardening for Biodiversity’
June 27: Mitchell Sherrin spoke to us about “Fire-smart Landscaping”.
May 23: Connie Kuramoto will joined us to talk about “The Lazy Gardener”.
April 25: Julia Common brought a talk about Bees, called “Hives for Humanity”.
March 28: To be confirmed
February 28: Brian Minter joined us in February for a talk entitled “Dramatic Changes in the World of Gardening”.