CANCELLED: This presentation will take you through the growing season from waking tubers to digging them in the fall, touching on all the aspects of garden needs. We will also talk about a bit of history, types of dahlia cultivars and which ones may work for your garden.
February 24, 2020: Joan Wynden: “The Deer Resistant, Pollinator Friendly Garden”, and Winter Bouquet Contest
There is colour out there in those winter gardens! Put your designers cap on and create a bouquet of winter splendor to share at our February meeting! Our Guest Speaker will be Master Gardener and plantswoman extraordinaire, Joan Wynden.
The ancient and modern gardens of China look nothing like Western gardens. Dr. Royann Petrell spent 6 months in China in 2007/2008 while on sabbatical from the University of British Columbia’s Chemical and Biological Engineering department. She has a long love of gardening, and was pleased when several of her Chinese graduate students and friends offered to help her locate and then visit some of the ancient gardens of China, as well as one very unusual modern one.
Our October annual general meeting will not be dull and boring, it will feature some extraordinary garden delights, plus you get to peak behind fences at some wonderful Comox Valley gardens!
Roger Griffiths will be presenting on the Channel Islands and the Keukenhof Gardens in Holland, and will be talking about tulips. Also, Members Competition of Garden Produce.
The Heavenly Hellebores presentation provides a broad overview of everything relating to hellebores; history, species, propogation, and culture.