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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May16th - Speaker

Mark Turner

Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest  
                                                                                   Doors open at 7 -  Speaker begins at 7:30. 
Guests Always Welcome
Mark Turner Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest

Fred Mark Turner is a freelance editorial photographer specializing in botanical subjects, especially Northwest wildflowers and gardens. 

He photographs extensively for books and magazine both in gardens and in a wide range of native plant environments. 

Mark is the photographer of the award-winning Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest and Bellingham Impressions. 

His latest book, with co-author Ellen Kuhlmann, is Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest, published by Timber Press in 2014. 

Mark lives in Bellingham, Washington, where he also runs a successful portrait business. 



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 read more...





April Gardening To Do list

By Angelika Hedley


General 


- Water esp. under eaves, evergreens if rainfall is low


 - Compost unrotted perennials/vegetation once bees, ladybugs have emerged from hibernation



Plant 


- bedders, summer bulbs, perennials, container plants


Prune 


- winter heathers



Plant Health 


 - Feed spring flowers


 - Mulch


 - Water during morning



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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

Tickets will be available for sale to the public May 12 to 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

$20

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