Links

member’s blogs:
Derrick Ditchburn, Dereila Nature Inn http://www.dereilanatureinn.ca/
SVSeekins, a Garden Variety Life http://svseekins.wordpress.com/

other local garden clubs:
Vancouver Island Bonsai Club http://victoriabonsai.bc.ca/ 
Victoria Cactus & Succulent Society
 http://victoria.cactus-society.org/ 
Victoria Chrysanthemum Society – –  on facebook at :
  https://www.facebook.com/Victoria-Chrysanthemum-Society-BC-Canada-128510830548339/
Victoria Dahlia Society 
http://www.victoriadahliasociety.org/
Victoria Floral Artists Guild 
http://victoriafloralartists.ca/ 
Gordon Head Garden Club  – on facebook at: 
https://www.facebook.com/Gordon-Head-Garden-Club-726983950798508/
Gorge Tillicum Urban Farmers 
http://growfood.wixsite.com/gtuf
Victoria Hardy Plant Group 
http://vichortsociety.org/hardy-plant-group/
Victoria Lily Society – – on facebook at: 
https://www.facebook.com/Victoria-Lily-Society-191661807535258/
Mill Bay Garden Club
 http://millbaygardenclub.com/
Native Plant Study Group http://www.npsg.ca/
Victoria Orchid Society 
http://victoriaorchidsociety.com/
Peninsula Garden Club
 http://www.peninsulagardenclub.ca/
Vancouver Island Rock and Alpine Society
 http://www.virags.ca/
Victoria Rhododendron Society 
http://www.victoriarhodo.ca/
Victoria Rose Club (club inactive since 2008, but website has useful information) 
http://www.canadaram.com/nurserysite/clubs/peninsular/
Saltspring Island garden Club https://ssigardenclub.wordpress.com/
Sooke Garden Club https://sookegardenclub.wordpress.com/
Victoria Horticultural Society
 http://www.vichortsociety.org/
Vic West Food Security Collective 
http://vicwestfoodsecurity.org/vw-urban-farmers/

gardens to visit:
TLC,s Abkhazi Gardens http://blog.conservancy.bc.ca/properties/vancouver-island-region/abkhazi-garden/
HCP’s Glendale Gardens 
http://hcp.ca/gardens/
Government House Gardens
 http://www.ltgov.bc.ca/gardens/individ-gardens/default.html
RRU’s Hatley Park Gardens  
http://hatleycastle.com/gardens/
Uvic’s Finnerty Gardens 
http://www.uvic.ca/finnerty/
Welland Orchard 
http://lifecyclesproject.ca/our-projects/welland-community-orchard/

other links of interest:
Coastal Invasive Plant Committee http://www.coastalisc.com/ 
Garry Oak Ecosystem Recovery Team
 http:www.goert.ca/
Greater Victoria Compost Education Centre 
http://www.compost.bc.ca/
Habitat Acquisition Trust
 http://www.hat.bc.ca
Horticultural Centre of the Pacific
 http://hcp.ca/
Native Plant Salvage Program, Saanich
  http://www.saanich.ca/EN/main/community/natural-environment/native-plant-salvage-program.html
Polinator Conservation Resources – Pacific Northwest Region
https://xerces.org/pollinators-pacific-northwest-region/
Pulling Together, Saanich  
 http://www.saanich.ca/EN/main/parks-recreation-culture/parks/natural-areas/volunteer-for-pulling-together.html
Seedy Saturday (Victoria)
 http://jamesbaymarket.com/SeedySaturday/
Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary often hosts free workshops on gardening with native plants 
http://www.swanlake.bc.ca/adult-programs.php
Vancouver Island Horticultural Judges Group
https://bcgardenclubs.com/wp/view/directory/entry/147/?sort=25&dir=desc
Victoria Master Gardener Association
 http://mgabc.org/content/victoria

plant identification:
UBC Botanical Gardens, botany photo of the day: http://botanyphoto.botanicalgarden.ubc.ca/
Great Plant Picks for maritime Pacific Northwest gardens 
http://www.greatplantpicks.org/
Missouri Botanical Garden plant finder
http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/gardens-gardening/your-garden/plant-finder.aspx
Royal Horticultural Society plant selector
http://apps.rhs.org.uk/plantselector

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updated January 23, 2018

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