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 : Victoria Chrysanthemum Society-BC, Canada  https://www.facebook.com/Victoria-Chrysanthemum-Society-BC-Canada-128510830548339/

Victoria Dahlia Society http://www.victoriadahliasociety.org/
Esquimalt Garden Club on facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/428262134046426/
Victoria Floral Artists Guild http://victoriafloralartists.ca/
Gordon Head Garden Club http://www.bcgardenclubs.com/clubs/gordon_head_garden_club.html
Gorge Tillicum Urban Farmers https://sites.google.com/site/gorgetillicumurbanfarmers/
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/
Sooke Garden Club https://sookegardenclub.wordpress.com/
Saltspring Island garden Club https://ssigardenclub.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
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 http://www.bcgardenclubs.com/clubs/vancouverislandhorticulturejudges.html
Victoria Master Gardener Association http://mgabc.org/content/victoria

 

plant identification:
UBC Botanical Gardens, botany photo of the day: http://www.botanicalgarden.ubc.ca/potd/2013/02/plinia-cauliflora.php
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 09, 2017