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Next meeting:   April 15th, 2019

MEMBERS ONLY PLANT SALE & SPRING-A-FRIEND!

Do you have a friend who would like to check out one of our meetings? Bring them to the April meeting to see what we’re all about, our treat! Also remember to bring your wallet and cash to bring home some lovelies for your garden at our Members Only Plant Sale! 

Doors open at 6:30pm, Meeting at 7:30pm, Florence Filberg Centre, 411 Anderton Avenue, Courtenay

CVHS Memberships are available for 2019! A great gift idea for the gardening enthusiast in your life! 

Please check out our Workshops page for upcoming events. 

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Recent Posts

April 15th, 2019 – Dr. Staffan Lindgren: “Pollinators in your Garden – Not just bees”

Dr. Lindgren received his undergraduate training in Sweden and came to Canada for graduate studies at Simon Fraser University. Dr Lindgren’s area of interest is forest insect ecology and management.

His current research activities involve forest insect community ecology and insect-plant interactions, their role or impact on stand or landscape level processes, biodiversity, host selection mechanisms, chemical ecology and forest insect pest management.


  1. March 18th, 2019 – Donna Balzar: Growing Under Cover Comments Off on March 18th, 2019 – Donna Balzar: Growing Under Cover
  2. February 25th, 2019 – Aaron Wurts: Tree Stewardship, maintenance strategies, spiral pruning and topping. Comments Off on February 25th, 2019 – Aaron Wurts: Tree Stewardship, maintenance strategies, spiral pruning and topping.
  3. January 21st, 2019: Laurene Ebbett ‘Gardens of the Lakes District, Wales and Ireland’ Comments Off on January 21st, 2019: Laurene Ebbett ‘Gardens of the Lakes District, Wales and Ireland’
  4. October 15, 2018: Fall Soil Social Event – Come soil yourself with the CVHS! Comments Off on October 15, 2018: Fall Soil Social Event – Come soil yourself with the CVHS!
  5. September 17th, 2018: Conway Lum – ‘Growing Fruit Trees Organically’ Comments Off on September 17th, 2018: Conway Lum – ‘Growing Fruit Trees Organically’
  6. August 20th: Peter B. Janes – “Unusual Edibles”, TreeEater Farm and Nursery Comments Off on August 20th: Peter B. Janes – “Unusual Edibles”, TreeEater Farm and Nursery
  7. June 18th, 2018: Joan Wynden – ‘Practical Permaculture’ Comments Off on June 18th, 2018: Joan Wynden – ‘Practical Permaculture’
  8. May 28, 2018: Connie Kuramoto – “Plan your winter garden now!  Comments Off on May 28, 2018: Connie Kuramoto – “Plan your winter garden now! 
  9. April 16th, 2018 – David Polster: ‘Natural Processes for the Restoration of Drastically Disturbed Sites’ Comments Off on April 16th, 2018 – David Polster: ‘Natural Processes for the Restoration of Drastically Disturbed Sites’