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Vancouver Master Gardeners - Basic Training Program January 2020

Vancouver Master Gardeners
Basic Training Program
January 2020


Hello Gardeners,
If you are a beginner, a long time gardener or anyone in between, this course will provide you with a solid grounding in the basics (~ which even experienced gardeners will learn from), the most up to date horticultural information, resource material, contacts and a large gardening, environmentally focused network.

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Heritage Vancouver Society Annual Garden Tour

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The Heritage Vancouver Society annual Garden Tour is coming up June 22nd and 23rd (a link to the event can be found here). It is one of their biggest fundraisers of the year and helps to finance programming and content for much of the rest of the year. In the past, Heritage Vancouver Society has featured an array of fantastic gardens; this year, we are set to include 15 gardens from Point Grey, Kitsilano, Shaughnessy, Douglas Park and South Main in Vancouver. Heritage Vancouver Society www.heritagevancouver.org

Invasive Plant Pulls at Burnaby Parks

invasive plant removalCity of Burnaby Parks has started a new initiative, organizing invasive plant removals in parks. Though we have been managing invasive plants in Parks for many years, offering workshops, and supporting groups that do invasive removals, we haven’t organized our own removals!

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Other Websites

General Gardening

  • Grow Green

    A guide to eco-friendly lawns and gardens in Metro Vancouver

Other Lower Mainland Garden Clubs/Organizations

  • BC Council of Garden Clubs

    The BC Council of Garden Clubs represents garden clubs, allotment and community gardens in BC. The Council hosts an Annual General Meeting in the Spring and a General Meeting in the Fall. This provides an opportunity for member clubs to meet and exchange information, renew acquaintances and listen to great speakers on a number of topics relating to horticulture.


    BRAGS (Burnaby Rhododendron and Gardens Society) is a general interest garden club. The rhododendron is recognized in the name of our Society as it is the official flower of the City of Burnaby. Our membership includes gardeners at all levels from beginners to experts.