PLANT SALES are our major fund-raisers for the year. This year due to COVID-19, we have a Courtenay Plant Stand to support! Members donate seedlings, cutting and divisions they have grown from the eclectic variety of plants in their own gardens.
VIRTUAL OPEN GARDEN TOURS feature the gardens of our Members and occur periodically through spring, summer and fall.
WORKSHOPS are arranged periodically throughout the year for CVHS members on a wide variety of topics. We strive to engage qualified, knowledgeable people, to lead each workshop.
GARDENS IN BLOOM is a self-guided 2-day tour showcasing gorgeous private gardens throughout our Comox Valley. Proceeds are returned to the community in support of various gardening endeavours and projects.
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Plant Sales are our main fund-raisers for the year. Members donate seeds, seedlings, cuttings and divisions from the eclectic variety of plants in their gardens. This year, due to Covid-19 we are offering a Courtenay Plant Stand to support!
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Open Garden Tours for CVHS Members
Open Garden Tours feature the gardens of our Members, and occur periodically through spring, summer and fall. This year we are offering Virtual Open Garden Tours to enjoy during Covid-19.
In person Tours are usually announced in the Newsletter and via email notice. They are free of charge to members.
If you wish to offer your garden for a Virtual Open Garden Tour, please contact the Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. We appreciate your hospitality!
Please note: To protect the privacy and security of our CVHS members who open their gardens for us to tour, we do not publish the addresses or directions to these gardens on our website.
The winners of our first summer photo contest event, Garden Shrubs & Trees, give us a tour of their lovely garden. Large established shrubs, sumptuous weeping vines, and the arching and romantic Kiftsgate Rose that won them the contest.
Wander the gardens of Lorna and Rick in Courtenay, and see their fabulous veg patch, fruit trees and vines, glittering pergola and more!
Come join us for a virtual wander and tour around Colleen’s well established 18 year old garden in Fanny Bay…
In the past, we have had workshops on pond building, hyper-tufa, flower arranging, how to use lavender, grafting, pruning…including a special pruning workshop for roses…and most recently, a workshop on Actively Aerated Compost Tea. Workshops are available to the public, with Members paying a reduced fee. All workshops are currently postponed due to Covid-19.
Make your own Stepping Stones Workshop
Our workshop on creating your own potting soils.
Winter Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop
GARDENS IN BLOOM
GIB is a self guided 2 day tour showcasing gorgeous private gardens throughout our Comox Valley. Proceeds are returned to the community in support of various gardening endeavours and projects.
The Gardens in Bloom Grant Program provides funding to assist local organizations to develop, share, expand or inspire horticultural activities in the Comox Valley.