Events

2022 EVENTS (MEMBERS ONLY)

Garden Dirt Q&A’s (Virtual meeting) - 2nd Friday of the month. This is for members to ask questions and share their knowledge. Members are asked to submit questions with accompanying photos if applicable and we will discuss these in the meeting with the host showing the photos. We will continue during the summer months.

Visit My Garden - this is where members visit a couple of the members' gardens. We share knowledge, learn from each other and see what others are doing. We are starting this up, following the Covid19 health regulations.

  • Sat April 30th - Visit to public Gardens Maintained by the Club - There will be a visit to the three public gardens maintained by the club for the community to enjoy.

Workshops

Fri May 6 Hanging Moss Basket - Workshop Facilitator, Claude LeDoux, retired horticulturalist, City of New Westminster will show us his tricks to a long lasting flower basket.

Tours

  • Sun April 24th - Earthwise Garden Tour starts at 1 pm. Our April speaker, Matt Johnson, will give us a tour.

  • Wed, May 11 - The Glades Woodland Garden at 1 pm.

  • Sat, June 25 - Petals and Butterflies at 10 am.

Annual Summer Picnic - TBA

The Glades Woodland Garden

Here are some photos from our private tour.

OTHER EVENTS (PUBLIC)

Saturday, April 2, 2022, 10 am to 3:30 pm - Vancouver Dahlia Society Annual Tuber Sale

Where: VanDusen Botanical Garden, Floral Hall, 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver

At the tuber sale you will be able to purchase tubers from some of the area’s best dahlia growers. The sale is open to the pubic. No membership required, club members get early access. Please bring your own bag or box for your purchases.

Sat. & Sun. April 23 & 24 Darts Hill's Plant Sale 11 am to 3 pm. On Sat only, Artist in Residence – Susan Murray Magnolia Photography Project. https://dartshill.ca/

Sat May 14th Earthwise Society Plant Sale 10am to 2pm. Find plants for pollinators, shade under trees, dry summers and hard-to-find native plants. Hellebores too. Sale address: 6400 3rd Ave., Boundary Bay.

Sunday, June 12, 2022 - Vancouver Rose Society Rose Show & Sale 2022 from 12:30 – 4:30 pm

FREE ADMISSION to Show (Admission to VanDusen Botanical Garden is through the Visitors' Centre and regular admission rates apply). Also featured at our ‘Judged’ Rose Show: Hundreds of rose blooms judged for ‘Best in Show’, Photography competition, Rose Expert clinics at 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00, Rose plant sales, Floral bouquets for sale, Display roses sold for 50¢ per stem at show end, Information & Membership table. See their website for details: https://www.vancouverrosesociety.org/events.html#RoseShow

PAST Club EVENTS

2020 & 2021 Events

A number of events were cancelled due to Covid19. Any event held was done so by following strict guidelines as per the Health regulations. We only held the visit my gardens when allowed.

2019 Events

Feb 24 - Visit My Garden - Angelika's Jan or Feb - Mason Bee Sprint-Cleaning Workshop

Mar 2 - Seedy Saturday in Ladner - The club will have a table there.

Mar 23 - Visit My Garden - Tedd and Jane's

Apr 23 - Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Apr 20 - Visit My Garden - Heather F

May 30 - Tour of the Elizabeth Miller Bontanical Garden and Dunn Gardens north of Seattle

June 8 - Petals and Butterflies, then The GladesSelect Roses

June 23 - South Delta Garden Tour 2019

July 27 - Garden Luncheon at a member's garden

Sept 14 - work party at Delta Secondary School's Memorial Garden

Oct 5 - work party at Delta Secondary School's Memorial Garden

Dec 9 - Christmas Dinner

2018 Events

Jan 20 - Tool Sharpening Workshop

Mar 3 - Seedy Saturday in Ladner

Mar 24 - Private Tour UBC Botanical Gardens with Egan Davis

Apr 21 - Visit our community Gardens: DSS Memorial Garden, Mountain View Manor, Delta Hospital

June 9 - Tour Petals and butterflies plus The Glades WestCoast Nurseries

Aug 11 - Club annual Summer Picnic

Aug 16 - Private tour for club members only of West Coast Seeds facility and field trials.

Oct 20 - Tour my Garden (tour member Louise's garden)

Nov 30 - Private tour of Rainbow Greenhouse in Sardis

Dec 6 - Christmas dinner

2017 Events

February 18 - Seedy Saturday - We had a booth at the event

10:00 am Brian Minter - What's New and Funky in Food Gardening
11:30 am Shelley Levis - Flower Power - Using Edible Flowers
1:00 pm Gary Lewis - Hellebores - Jewels of the Winter and Spring Garden
2:30 pm Mike Nugent - Woody Plant Care - What You Need to Know

March 25 - Visit My Garden: pruning and transplanting demonstration (members only)

March 28 - Garden Design for Any Space Part 1 at Delta ElderCollege at KinVillage.

April 1 - Ground Level: How to Convert Lawn into a Vegetable or Flower Garden. Free at the City of Langley Library, class begins at 2 pm and is one hour in length.

April 4 - Garden Design for Any Space part 2 Delta ElderCollege at KinVillage.

April 18 - Unique soil amender for sale prior to general meeting (members only)

April 20 - Skagit Valley tulip tour with lunch in La Conner (members only)

April 22 - Vegetable Gardening for Beginners: Rotation Plan and Tips. Free at the City of Langley Library, class beings at 2 pm and is one hour in length.

April 23 - Perennial container workshop at Phoenix Perennials (members only)

May 5 - Tour of Northwest Stone and Landscape Supply, lunch at Mandeville Gardenworks, tour of Western Independent Greenhouse (members only)

June 25 - South Delta Garden Tour of 10 unique private gardens

July 22 - Summer Potluck Picnic (members only)

Sept 23 - Tour to Dart's Hill, Free Spirit Nursery with lunch at West Coast Gardens (members only)

Oct 17 - Fall Plant and Garden Supplies Swap

Dec 5 - Christmas party (members only)

2016 Events

2016 Club's Plant Sale

May 7th on the Patio of the Delta Hospital Residential Care Home Facility. The Club supports speakers and community beautification projects through the proceeds of its annual sale. Check out the article in the Delta Optimist.

2016 Club's Events

Here is a list of events we organized in 2016 for our members.

March 19th - Day trip by ferry and private bus transportation to Fraser's Thimble Farms on Salt Spring Island.

May 26th - Private tour of fabulous East Vancouver home garden, followed by shopping at Figaro's Nursery, and lunch at Bosa's.

June 26th - Carpooling to the Point Roberts Garden Tour.

July 16th - Carpool to the Bowen Island Garden Tour.

July 23rd - Summer potluck picnic at home of a member.

September 17th - Guided tour of Paulik Park with the Richmond Garden Club park stewards.

December 6th - Christmas potluck party.