Monthly Garden Club Meetings & Parlour Shows

September 9, 2019, 7 pm,

Mary Winspear Community Center in the Charlie White Auditorium

Connie Thompson has a long history of growing dahlias in the summer months, and making hand made, beaded, embellished Christmas Decorations that she sells at craft fairs pre-Christmas. Her  history with Dalia’s began about 25 years ago. Over the years she became a dahlia judge, growing and showing at dahlia shows during the summer months. Her and her husband, live on a small farm and in 2013 are growing over 600 dahlia plants. They sell dahlia tubers in the spring and attend the Qualicum Beach Farmers Market selling cut flowers and floral arrangements during late July, August and September as long as the weather holds! They also supply cut dahlias for summer weddings.

Connie will be speaking to us of the World of Dahlia growing and care.

Regular Club Meetings

Regular Club meetings are on the second Monday of each month. There is no meeting in August or January. Unless otherwise announced, all Club events are at the Mary Winspear Centre.

General meetings have a guest speaker, a business meeting, plant sale, raffle, refreshments, parlour show and awards ceremony. Exhibitors should consult the parlour show schedule available from the link button above this panel.

Membership Benefits

  • Monthly General Meetings with Guest Speakers
  • Monthly parlour show with awards and prizes
  • Access to expert advice through Master Gardeners
  • Visits to local gardens
  • Discounts at many local garden suppliers. Click HERE for list
  • Bi annual Plant Sales
  • Extensive library
  • Plant stall to sell plants and garden items at each meeting
  • Vendors corner ( local nurseries in season) bring plants for sale


New members are always welcome.  Join by coming to regular meetings – see “Events” for program details.


Click the button to learn about all of our expert speakers, Members have access to past speaker videos.


Regular Club meetings are on the second Monday of each month.There is no meeting in August or January.


Minutes are published before the end of the preceding month. Contact us if you have problems.

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