The Nanoose Garden Club Board Announces

A change in venue!
Please read the Nanoose Garden Club Safety Plan
that ALL attendees MUST follow.  In the event the NGC's safety plan differs from the Provincial Health Officer's latest restrictions, the 
PHO orders prevail.  Please read the latest PHO orders here.

 

2022

MEETINGS & EVENTS

Upcoming:

FEBRUARY 4, 2022  Meeting

Speaker:  Arzeena Hamir

Topic:  Selecting Seeds for Success

Venue:  via Zoom - email to come

MARCH 4, 2022  Meeting

Speaker:  Ben Pat 

Topic:  Foraging for Wild Food on Vancouver Island

Venue:  TBA

APRIL 1, 2022  Meeting

Speaker TBA

MAY 6, 2022  Meeting

Speaker TBA

MAY ?, 2022  Event

- NGC Plant Sale - 

JUNE 3, 2022   Meeting

Venue & Speaker TBA

August ?, 2022  Event(s) - Members only Garden Tours & Summer Picnic Gathering

SEPTEMBER ?, 2022  Meeting

Speaker TBA

OCTOBER ?, 2022  Meeting

Speaker TBA

NOVEMBER ?, 2022  Meeting

Speaker TBA

DECEMBER ?, 2022  Event

 - NGC Christmas Dinner -

Past Meetings & Events:

 

JANUARY 7, 2022  Meeting

Speaker:  Dr. Glen Jamieson

Topic:  Plant Hunting in Borneo

Venue:  via Zoom

Check your email or Announcements under the member's only tab.

2021

Past Meetings & Events:

 

JANUARY 8, 2021  Meeting CANCELLED

Round Table Discussion and Questions

Bring your lunch for 12:30

FEBRUARY 5, 2021  Meeting CANCELLED

MARCH 5, 2021  Meeting CANCELLED

APRIL 2, 2021  Meeting CANCELLED

MAY 7, 2021  Meeting CANCELLED

MAY ?, 2021  Event CANCELLED

- NGC Plant Sale - 

JUNE 4, 2021   Meeting CANCELLED

August, 2021  Event(s) - Members only Garden Tours & Summer Picnic Gathering

SEPTEMBER 3, 2021  Meeting CANCELLED

OCTOBER 1, 2021  Meeting CANCELLED

NOVEMBER 19, 2021  Meeting @ 1:30pm

At: St. Mary's Church Hall     

Speaker:  Al Chomica 

DECEMBER 2nd, 2021  Event CANCELLED

 - NGC Christmas Dinner -

2020

Past Meetings & Events:

 

JANUARY 3, 2020  Meeting

Round Table Discussion and Questions

Bring your lunch for 12:30

FEBRUARY 7, 2020  Meeting

Speaker:  Bianca van der Stoel

(Horticuture Therapist for Eden Gardens Nanaimo)

Topic: Therapeutic Gardening

MARCH 6, 2020  Meeting

Speaker:  Chris Hildreth

(Founder & CEO of Topsoil Innovative Urban Agriculture)

Topic:  The Business of Growing Food in the City" 

APRIL 3, 2020  Meeting CANCELLED

Speaker:  Jo CanningMaster Gardener  

Topic: Container Gardening of Flowers, Veggies & Shrubs

MAY 1, 2020  Meeting CANCELLED

Speaker:  Judy Hancock Holland

(Photographic Artist)

Topic:  The Ins & Outs of Flower Photography

MAY 9, 2020  Event CHANGED

- NGC Plant Sale - ROGUE LOCATIONS-

Please see the MEMBERS ONLY section for

Ads by Members for Members tab

JUNE 5, 2020   Meeting CANCELLED

 

JULY 24, 2020  Event CANCELLED 

- NGC Picnic - 

Hosted by:  Debbie Mitchell

AUGUST 15, 2020  Event CANCELLED

SEPTEMBER 4, 2020  Meeting CANCELLED

 

OCTOBER 2, 2020  Meeting CANCELLED

NOVEMBER 6, 2020  Meeting CANCELLED

DECEMBER 3rd, 2020  Event CANCELLED

 - NGC Christmas Dinner -

 2019 

 Past Meetings & Events:

 

 JANUARY 4, 2019  Meeting

 Round Table Discussion and Questions

 FEBRUARY 1, 2019  Meeting

 Speaker:  Scott Stevenson

 Topic: PONDS  (click to see the presentation)

 

 FEBRUARY 5, 2019  Event

 Tour of VIU sturgeon & aquaponic facility 

 (Prior registration is mandatory for this.)

 

 MARCH 1, 2019  Meeting

 Speaker:  Colin Bartlett

 (Backyard Wild Bird & Nature Store)

 Topic: Wild Birds & Gardening  –

 

 APRIL 5, 2019  Meeting

 Speaker:  Connie Thompson

 (Connie’s Dahlias – Nanoose Bay)

 Topic: Dahlias

 

 MAY 3, 2019  Meeting

 Speaker:  AGCVI member 

 Topic: Alpine & Rock Gardening

 

 MAY 11, 2019   Event

 - NGC Plant Sale -

 

 JUNE 7, 2019   Meeting

 Speaker:  Valerie Melanson

 Topic:  Gardening In Your Kitchen

 

 JULY 19, 2019   Event

 - NGC Picnic - 

 Hosted by Debbie Mitchell

 AUGUST, 15, 2019  Event CANCELLED

 - Salt Spring Island Bus Tour -

 SEPTEMBER 6, 2019  Meeting

 Speaker:  Don Hare

 Topic:  Invasive Plants of Coastal BC

 OCTOBER 4, 2019  Meeting

 Speaker:  Joan Wynden 

 Topic:  Permaculture 

 NOVEMBER 1, 2019  Meeting

 Speaker:  Capri Brugge (RDN)

 Topic:  Water Conservation

 DECEMBER 5th, 2019  Event

 - NGC Christmas Dinner -

 

2018 

Past Meetings & Events:

 

JANUARY 5, 2018

Round Table Discussion and Questions
Bring your lunch

FEBRUARY 2, 2018

Speaker:  Walter Pinnow

(Green Thumb Garden Centre)

Topic:  Lavandula

MARCH 2, 2018

Speaker: Kristi Bellis
Topic:  Landscaping Your Garden

APRIL 6, 2018

Speaker:  Theo Fredrick

(Master Bee Keeper)

Topic:  Bees & Beekeeping 

MAY 4, 2018

Speaker:  Lynn Doyle
Topic: Fire Smart Gardens

MAY 12, 2018
Saturday 9am - 1pm

- NGC Plant Sale -

JUNE 1, 2018

Speaker:  Bernie Dinter

(Dinter Nursery, Duncan)

Topic: Gardening: Its Changing Focus

JULY 10, 2018

Speaker:  Brian Minter

Joint Event with QB Garden Club

 

JULY 20th 2018

– Club Picnic –

Details will be announced later.

AUGUST 2018

No Regular Meeting

 

SEPTEMBER 7, 2018

Show & Share:  Members' Gardens

OCTOBER 5, 2018

Speaker:  Kathy Claxton
Topic:  Make Gardening Fit You
 

NOVEMBER 2, 2018

Speaker: Art & Susan Lightburn
Topic:  China 2010:

Places, People, Plants

DECEMBER 6, 2018

- NGC Christmas Dinner -

2017

Past Meetings & Events:

 

January 6, 2017

Round Table Discussion and Questions
Bring your lunch

February 18, 2017

Pruning Seminar
Leader: Scott Wiskerke
Register at February 3rd meeting

March 3, 2017

Speaker: Dr. Shannon Berch

"The Hidden Life of Your Garden Soil"

April 7, 2017

Speaker: Dan Jason from Salt Spring Seeds "The Power of Pulses & How to Grow Them"

April 23, 2017

Mini Garden Tour

May 5, 2017

Speaker: Terri Perrin
"Feng Shui in the Garden"

May 13, 2017
Saturday 9am-1pm

- NGC Plant Sale -

June 2, 2017

Speaker: Dr. Lynne Brooks
"Wildlife Friendly Gardening"

July 7, 2017 

Tour of Oceanside Area Members' Gardens

July 21 2017

- NGC Club Picnic -
Hosted by Ellie Halcrow

August 11, 2017

- Bus Tour -
A bus trip to the Courtenay/Comox area.

August 18, 2017

- Garden Tour -
NGC Tour of Nanaimo Area Members' Gardens

September 1, 2017

Show and Share of Members' Gardens

October 6, 2017

Speaker: Devmurti Khalsa
"Figs for  Life"

November 3, 2017

Speaker: Margot Moser
"Heavenly Hellebores"

December 7, 2017

- NGC Christmas Dinner -