Events Calendar

If you are aware of an event that may be of interest to our members, please email the details to: info@cowichanvalleygardenclub.com

 


CVGC February meeting:   February 13, 2019 has been CANCELLED due to snow.  Meetings are held at St. John the Baptist Church Hall, 486 Jubilee Street, Duncan.


Saturday February 23, 2019.  BC Council of Garden Club’s Visioning Workshop.  If you are interested in representing our club at this event, please visit this Information page and contact our President before proceeding with your registration.


CVGC Workshops:  see details on our Workshops page.

January 26, 2019  Linda Gilkeson presents: “Year Round Food Gardening and General Pest and Disease Management”

February 16, 2019  Gordon MacKay presents “Winter Pruning”


February 23 to March 7, 2019  CUBA GARDEN/CULTURAL TOUR – The Cuba Garden/culture tour – February 23 to March 7, 2019 is now confirmed with space available for more.  If anyone is interested they should contact me as soon as possible. Would love to have you along. 

Tom Robertson
www.cuba1tours.com


Sunday, March 10, 2019   Vancouver Island Master Gardener’s Education Afternoon – All About Mosses

CLICK on the poster below to enlarge it and read about this event.


Saturday, March 30, 2019  The Vancouver Island Heather Society is hosting its annual sale in Cobble Hill.


Friday, April 5th and Saturday, April 6th:  Annual Spring Flower Show of the Vancouver Island Rock and Alpine Garden Society.

CLICK on the poster below to enlarge it and read about this event.

 


Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 9am to 2pm Mill Bay Plantaholics Plant Sale – at 2836 Oceanside Lane Mill Bay (east off Trans Canada Highway at Kilmalu, south on Church Way, east on Welch Road, and south on Oceanside Lane). 

Proceeds from the sale will be divided between the Malawi Girls on the Move program (where the money will provide a scholarship for a young Malawian woman to complete her secondary school education) and Somenos Transition House – a program of the Cowichan Women Against Violence Society. A great selection of healthy plants will be available for purchase.  Members of the Victoria Master Gardener Association will be on hand to answer general gardening questions. Cash or cheque only.


April 27, 2019  CVGC Annual Spring Plant Sale – all the details will be posted on our 2019 Spring Plant Sale page as they become available.


April 30 to May 15, 2019 Bill Dumont’s tour of the Holy Land   https://www.dumontevents.com/holy-land-2019/


Sunday, May 12, 2019 Cowichan Family Life Association’s  annual Cowichan Valley Garden Tour


June 17-21 and 24-28, 2019 and September 9-13 and 16-20, 2019:  Bill Dumont’s tour of Haida Gwaii   https://www.dumontevents.com/haida-gwaii-2019/


On-going Events

Seedy Saturday Dates:     The list is on pages 12 and 13 of the Island Farm and Garden magazine:   http://www.islandfarmandgarden.ca


Dinter’s Classes for Gardeners:   Presented by their staff or visiting experts.  The seminars last about one hour and there is no charge or registration required.   For more details, visit  www.dinternursery.ca/seminars.htm


The Gardens at Horticulture Centre of the Pacific (HCP):   See http://www.hcp.ca  for full details and costs of all HCP events.    Upcoming workshops include Pine Needle Baskets, Foraging Winter Food Plants, Pruning Ornamental Plants etc.


 

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