Events Calendar

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



Wednesday, April 10th,   7 pm, hall opens at 6:30 pm  CVGC Monthly meeting   St. John’s Anglican Church Hall, 486 Jubilee Street, Duncan.   Guest speaker Lynda Smith will speak about Succession Planting in the Vegetable Garden.  


Sunday, March 17, 2019  Duncan Seedy Sunday 


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.

 


April 6, 2019  AGM of the BC Council of Garden Clubs.  See all the details HERE.

Our club is a member of this wonderful organization and would be please to have a delegate at this important meeting.  Please let the executive know if you wish to go and represent us.


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.


Saturday, April 20  from 9:00 to noon. Cairnsmore Place Volunteer Gardeners Annual Plant Sale

250 Cairnsmore Street, Duncan,
 
There will be over 500 plants, featuring over 100 peonies, hostas and collector plants. Wooden garden ornaments and structures, hand made by our volunteers are also part of the sale. Master Gardeners will be there to answer any of your questions.  

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 15th and 16th, 2019

 


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 and Sunday dates:     The list of events is on pages 12 and 13 of the Winter Island Farm and Garden magazine CLICK HERE to open the magazine.


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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