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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Feb 21st - Speaker

Egan Davis

History & Distribution of Temperate Plants Around the World 

Guests Welcome
The renowned plantsman and garden designer will explore the mysteries and travels of plants through time and changes in the earth's land masses. Always passionate, always engaged with his audiences, Egan's talk will be sure to inspire.

Egan Davis is a Red Seal Horticulturalist who lives in Vancouver BC and works as the Chief Instructor of the Horticulture Training Program at UBC Botanical Garden. When he is not teaching, Egan keeps busy with his residential garden construction business. Previous gardens Egan has worked at have been VanDusen Botanical Gardens, Park & Tilford Gardens and the Mendel Floral Conservatory. 

Egan has been an active speaker at garden clubs, conferences and seminars. His outreach activities have also included television and radio segments on HGTV’s Gardening by the Yard, CKNW’s The Home Discovery Show and CBC’s North by Northwest. Egan loves the outdoors and enjoys hiking and botanizing on the weekends. He was born to be a gardener. 

Doors open 7 pm.  Egan starts 7:30 pm.





















Gardening Stuff

Garden Classes Spring 2017

Our own member, Angelika will be doing some educational seminars again. 

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...


February Gardening To Do list

By Angelika Hedley


General

Water esp. under eaves and evergreens  if rainfall is low



Plant

Start tuberous begonias & hardy  annuals


Pot up geraniums, take cuttings


Sprout early potatoes


Plant sweetpeas, rhubarb, shallots, broad beans, peas, leeks, radish, parsley, fruit trees & canes, shrubs, roses

Prune


Fruit trees & canes, blueberries


Hellebore cut back old leaves 


Cut at 15 cm: buddleia, summer-blooming clematis


Plant Health 


Spray fungicide (if not done in January)


Moss control: aluminum sulphate


Top dress perennials,


In-ground fertilize ornamental & fruit trees


Fertilize berries


Aerate soil if not waterlogged


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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 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