Our Garden Tour is Sunday June 25th!

Welcome To Our Garden Club
Celebrating 65 Years in 2017

We meet monthly on the 3rd Tuesday of the month in Ladner to hear invited speakers talk about a variety of topics that are of interest to gardeners in Ladner and Tsawwassen area.  Between the speaker and the general meeting there is time to socialize, discuss gardening questions and check out the raffle table and plants brought in by members to show us what is growing now.  Doors open at 7:00 pm.  Meeting begins at 7:30pm.

Other events include the spring plant sale, day tours, member's garden tours, summer picnic, show and share, raffles, door prize and year-end dinner.

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No meeting in July, Aug & Dec; Picnic in the summer and a couple of tours.  There will be a Christmas Party in December. Regular meetings with a Speaker all other months.

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June 20th - Speaker

Janis Matson

Ornamental Grasses In Design          

Doors open at 7
Speaker begins at 7:30. 
Guests Always Welcome

Janis will talk about the impact of using grasses in garden design, how grasses add movement and sound, the use of texture and colour, and how to design to attract birds. 

She will also cover how to group grasses into vignettes, what grows well with grasses and the many varieties and sizes readily available and some favourites. 

Janis Matson brings a plethora of knowledge, education and experience along with enthusiasm and approachability to her talks and classess. As the owner of Shoreline Landscape Design in Burnaby for over 20 years she enjoys using her creativity in the challenge of making garden spaces look good and feel good. 

Janie graduated from BCIT's Landscape Design and Horticulture Diploma program and then continued her education receiving an Arborist Certificate, Organic Soil Management Certificate, Provincial Instructor's Diploma and Floral Design Certificate. She has recently become a Red Seal Journeyman in Horticulture. 

Janis is currently an instructor at VanDusen Botanical Gardens as well as an horticulture instructor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, a faculty instructor with Burnaby Community Education, Horticultural Residential Landscape Technician, Hardscape and Apprenticeship program. 

Gardening Stuff

Garden Classes Spring 2017

Club member, Angelika Hedley will be holding educational seminars. 

For more information, check out our Events tab

Starting From Seed

Easy annuals to start from seed NOW

By Peg Keenleyside

In these last months of winter you are usually content to just curl up with a few garden magazines, flipping through, admiring all the lush displays of flowers and foliage and thinking how your own budget would never stretch that far. 

But you’d be wrong!  Click here to

June Gardening To Do list

By Angelika Hedley


Water, deadhead and allow biological controls to live and grow in your garden. 


Plant container plants.

Stake floppy plants.

Divide Iris and spring perennials


Spring bloomers, cut off dead foliage and seedpods. 

Thin tree fruits and grapes. 

Plant Health 

Fish fertilizer on container plants. 

Black spot - spray with skim milk mixture

Water as needed

Mulch and top dress to suppress weeds

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Garden Tour 2017

Secret Garden Tsawwassen

Sunday June 25th will mark the first garden tour for the South Delta Garden Club in over a decade. We will welcome all avid gardeners and plant lovers to visit Boundary Bay, Ladner and Tsawwassen to wander through ten unique, private gardens.

As a bonus, tour-goers will have private access to the Secret Garden of Boundary Bay, a labour of love by one local resident. The garden has been described as 'so elegantly designed and cleverly planted that you would think it had been done by a team of professionals.'


Tickets are available for sale to the public until June 24th at the following South Delta locations:

Harris Nurseryland

6508 Ladner Trunk Road, Delta

Sunnyside Nurseries

2300 56th Street, Delta

West Coast Seeds

4930 Elliot Street, Ladner

Ticket Purchase Day of Tour


Tickets will only be sold at Sunnyside Nurseries on the day of the tour Sunday June 25th for $20. 

Fine Print

Ticket sales are cash only

No Children Under 12 please

No Pets

Rain or Shine