Meetings & Events

Welcome to our Club Meetings and Events section.

We hope you are inspired to attend!
New members are always welcome.

April 20, 2019

Read all about our upcoming Sale here:

April 1, 2019
Alex Augustyniak, General Manager of West Coast Seeds Ltd., will be speaking on “Growing plants indoors and out, 12 months of the year.”

March 4, 2019

The speaker is Ron Kok from Amsterdam Greenhouses. The presentation will be about “Plant propagation, soil mixes and soil amendments, with special attention given to the culture of tuberous Begonias”.

February 4, 2019

Barbara Puchala, Past President of the closed Canadian Geranium &
Pelargonium Society will give a presentation on Pelargoniums.

December 9, 2018

Christmas Party

November 5, 2018

The topic is “putting your plants away for the winter”. Hear and see how our members winterize their plants. Elaine will be presenting “Preparation of Fuchsia trees for over the winter”.

October 1, 2018

Potluck Dinner

September 10, 2018

A representative from Lee Valley Tools will be speaking on new products for gardeners.  (There will no doubt be some great “gift ideas”… maybe for yourself!) They will be presenting at the beginning of our meeting, so don’t be late!

August 26, 2018

The Garden Party Pot Luck Dinner was thoroughly enjoyed!  There were many delicious goodies and the rain kindly stayed away from this location!

August 13, 2018

The Sweepstakes Club Competition is on! Please bring your entries to the regular meeting between 6:00 to 6:30pm to allow time for setup!
The 5 entries, which were purchased at earlier Club meetings, include:
(1) Fuchsia Sweepstake “Eden Rock”, (2) Begonia Sweepstake “Bouton de Rose, (3) Pelargonium Sweepstake “Tango Orange”, (4) Fuchsia Basket five “Angel Earrings”, (5) Begonia Basket three “Belleconia”

July 29, 2018

The annual Garden Tour starts at 1:00pm. The event includes six gorgeous gardens! Check your Eardrop newsletter for details.

July 28-29, 2018

Please note that the annual “BC Fuchsia and Begonia Annual Show and Competition” at the VanDusen Botanical Garden has been cancelled for this year.

July 9, 2018

Syl Davis and Lucette Wesley will present “Gardening in Containers” at your house or on your apartment balcony.

June 4, 2018

Lynda Braun will present her Water Wikka products.
This will also be a “First Aide for Your Plants” evening, so bring in your plants for help.

May 7, 2018

John McIntosh will give a presentation on “Vermiculture”.
A few pails of vermiculture compost will be available for purchase.

May 6, 2018

Rhodo Festival – Shadbolt Centre at Burnaby Lake
Our club will have a sales table at this event.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Van Dusen Botanical Garden Floral Hall, 37th & Oak, Vancouver
Fuchsias, begonias, geraniums, pelargoniums, home baking, refreshments, crafts, Membership kits, gardening items, jewelry, orchids, natural soaps, jams, fresh vegetables, and more!
For more information, call:
RUTH 604-473-5122
FRAN 604-591-3262

April 9, 2018

Mike Lascelle from Amsterdam Greenhouses will give a powerpoint presentation “Rare Fruit Revolution” about his new book “Extraordinary Ornamental Edibles”.
Fuchsia Basket Workshop plants will be available.

March 5, 2018

Ron Kok will present a seminar on soil and other media for seed starting and root cuttings soil amendments, fertilizers, tools, lights and heating mats. Also to be covered: best practices to avoid contamination and tips on propagating Fuchsias and Begonias.

February 5, 2018

Dr. Zamir Punja is speaking on “Moulds in your garden – Beauty and the Beast”.
Dr. Punja is a Professor of Plant Pathology/Biotechnology in the Dept. of Biological Sciences, SFU.

January 2018

(No meeting)

December 10, 2018

(No regular meeting)
2017 Christmas Party!

November 6, 2018

Everything you wanted to know about putting our favourite plants away for the winter.
Vendors Night – All members are welcome to participate.

(Previous meetings – see your “Eardrop” newsletters!)