August 2011 Open Gardens

Here is an open garden for Wednesday August 10th 2011 at Bernice Morrison’s garden at 951 Aspen Rd.Which is off Idiens Way. Take Idiens Way either off Anderton Rd, Comox, Or Lerwick Rd,Courteney .The time is 10am to 4pm. The gigantic lilies are in bloom,plus a water garden. Enjoy.

This garden is open on two days (note the times are different on both days).
Saturday, August 27 (1-4pm) and Sunday, August 28 (1-3pm) – Open garden and more at 2025 Quenville Road, Courtenay, V9J 1Y4 (Sandra Borgfjord). Directions: Follow Waveland Road to Larch (there is a sign for Seal Bay RV Park), left onto Larch and then left onto Quenville. Parking: anywhere along the road. What you will see: a country garden with sunflowers as the focus point. You will also see a petting zoo with donkeys, goats, chickens, ducks and more. There will be an art show and sale in the garden. Sandra will also have native dogwoods for sale.
Open gardens – Late August and September 2011
If you would like to join Sandra in opening your garden on August 27th or 28th or on another date in August after our August 15th meeting, let us know and we will put the word out. Please note that Ruth will be the only contact from August 3rd – 14th.
We have contacted members who offered to open their gardens during the month of September. This will be our last open garden this year and have suggested September 11th as a possible date. Our list is very short (quite typical for September) so we would love to hear from you if you would like to take this last opportunity to show your garden on this date. September open gardens will be advertised at our August monthly meeting as well as by email fan-out and on our website ( and in the newsletter if we have details before the August 5 deadline.

Coleen Melsness – email at or phone (250) 703-2926 (please note, not available August 3-14)
Ruth Fowler – email at or phone (250) 890-9448