General Meeting

Peninsula Garden Club Speaker series

November 8th General Meeting and AGM via Zoom 

Please join us for a timely and informative Zoom presentation at 7:00 p.m. by Pam and Elka from Botanus in Langley.  The topic is Indoor Bulb Growing – Bring the Spring Inside. This visually rich presentation will give you all the knowledge you’ll need to successfully force flower bulbs to grow indoors. Covering everything from prepping your bulbs to providing the right environment as well as what types of bulbs are the best kind to force. Amaryllis, Paperwhites, Tulips, Hyacinths and more…your indoor space will be like a spring oasis!

P.G.C. Garden Tour: 

Saturday, July 10, 202, 1:00 – 4:00 pm 

Four lovely gardens in North Saanich.  

Please check the Members’ Only page on our website for garden locations.

 

Important dates and schedules on Web site

General, Executive and plant sale meeting dates are on the web site along with the Parlour Show schedule and Speakers list for 2021.

Virtual Parlour Shows

November 6th –  Spring Bulbs: Low Maintenance Perennials for Sun & Shade with
  Jo Ann Canning on Saturday, November 6 @ 1:00 pm

If you were unable to attend the VIRL’s Virtual Gardening Seminar, A Primer on Roses, presented in partnership with VIMG the recorded version of the seminar is now available on VIRL’s YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/IIedmAEFOA8.  Please feel free to share with others!

NEW: If you’ve missed any of the other previous seminars from this year, you can find them all available for viewing on our new Virtual Programs Portal here: https://my.nicheacademy.com/virl/course/26567The Roses seminar will also be posted in this location soon.

Don’t forget that we are having Virtual Parlour Shows every month from February on.  Each month will have two categories, one specific, and one open category.  See the posted categories on the web site under “This Month”. Please take up to two photographs of the plants you wish to enter in both categories (1200 x 1800 pixels, Jpeg format) and submit them to Bonita Elliott b2elliott@shaw.ca, before the scheduled date of that month’s meeting.  Ensure that your name is provided with your pictures as well.  Have fun and join in!

Please don’t hesitate to contact your executive with questions or concerns.

Your PGC Executive

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.

Other Event Information

Past Speakers

Hear from our expert speakers on a variety of gardening and landscaping topics

Top Soil Eat Local

Redefining how we grow our food

TOPSOIL grows food in unused urban spaces right here in Victoria. We supply high quality fresh produce to restaurants who want to wow their customers with incredible locally-grown flavour.

Lori Weidenhammer

Interdisciplinary Artist

Lori Weidenhammer is a Vancouver-based interdisciplinary artist originally from Cactus Lake, SK. Her father kept bees when she was a child, and years later, she found herself pulled into the culture and science of bees and caring for beehives in her backyard.

Saturna Olive Consortium

Michael Pierce

Established in 2009, the Saturna Olive Consortium sells olive tree cultivars selected for the zone 8 growing areas in British Columbia’s Gulf Islands, Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland. The SOC nursery is located on Saturna Island, British Columbia.

Deer Proof Gardening

Fran Benton

Deer Proof Gardening Or How to Drive Yourself Bonkers and Amuse the local deer

Peninsula Garden Club has been operatingfor 62 years in Sidney, Vancouver Island.

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