General Meeting

June 10th, 2019 at 7 pm, Mary Winspear Centre

Secret Gardens and Backyard Birds

Derrick Ditchburn  Nature photographer and author of Northwest Dryland, Wild, Mountain and Coastal flowers,  will treat us to a presentation of close-up photographs of various plants, bugs and birds.  He is well known for his photography and is a winner of many awards. His photography has been shown in gardening, nature and yachting magazines and various books.

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

Thank you to the four garden owners who so generously offered to open their gardens for members to visit. All members are welcome to enjoy the open gardens  between the hours of 11:00 am and 2:00 pm on Sunday, May 26. We look forward to seeing you. (The gardens may be visited in any order.) Please locations and address under Members only, Garden tours

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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