Speakers 2018

JANUARY 24, 2018
MosaiCanada – As part of the celebration of Canada’s 150th Anniversary, a horticultural festival celebrating the art of mosaic culture called MosaïCanada 150 – Gatineau 2018 was held in that city. The sculptures represented all regions of Canada and the horticultural friendship that unites Canada with the cities of Shanghai and Beijing, China. It was attended by more than one million visitors between July and October 2017. Michael and Ann Fox visited this festival and Michael will present, in video and still images, what most of you probably were not able to attend. Michael will also talk about the origins and story

FEBRUARY 28, 2018
A VICTORIA WINTER GARDEN -Carol is a well known Victoria gardener who, for years was head of the volunteer gardeners at Government House & intimately knowledgeable about Finnerty Gardens at UVic. Her own garden has an emphasis on winter flowering plants. She’ll speak about how important it is to plan our gardens for winter interest. In her show and tell, we can expect to see some of her superb hellebores plus snowdrops, flowering shrubs and more.
Carol Dancer bio –
Carol Dancer has gardened across Canada from Newfoundland to the West Coast. Besides working in the UBC Botanical Garden, she also worked at Government House Gardens, here in Victoria. Carol spent 6 years as Head Gardener, and was awarded the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal for her contributions there. Her home garden has been featured on The Conservatory of Music tour. It is of special interest for her attention to rhododendrons, small trees, and shrubs

MARCH 28, 2018
TO BE ANNOUNCED

APRIL 25, 2018
TO BE ANNOUNCED

MAY 23, 2018
TO BE ANNOUNCED

JUNE 27, 2018
TO BE ANNOUNCED

JULY – no meeting in July

AUGUST 22, 2018
TO BE ANNOUNCED

SEPTEMBER 26, 2018
TO BE ANNOUNCED

OCTOBER 24, 2018
TO BE ANNOUNCED

NOVEMBER 28, 2018
The annual Awards Celebration & Christmas Party, silent auction & pot-luck dinner. (It does not include a speaker presentation nor a mini show.)

DECEMBER – no meeting in December.

updated Jan. 23, 2018

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