Guests are welcome at our Hardy Plant Group meetings. There is a $5 Drop-In fee for guests, but we hope you enjoy the meeting and will consider becoming a member. We have excellent meeting programs including interesting speakers, plant auctions, plant raffles and a plant show and tell. We have a great group of volunteers who look after three beautiful “Hardy Borders” at the Horticultural Centre of the Pacific, and we keep up-to-date with a monthly email newsletter, The Seedling. Best of all, we are a group of knowledgeable or keen to learn, approachable, fun-loving plantaholics, and we’d love to have you join us.

Membership is $15 annually or $20 for more than one person at the same mailing address. You must also be a member of the Victoria Horticultural Society.

We meet six times a year, on the 3rd Tuesday of the month (except December, January, June*, July and August) at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall, 2964 Richmond Road, Victoria at 7:00 PM. There is a parking lot on the south side of the church, or on street parking is available, in marked locations. *We have a very special meeting each year when we gather at The Horticulture Centre of the Pacific for a pot-luck picnic, a giant plant auction and more.


There will not be a regular October meeting this fall.

Join us at our next meeting:

The Great Debate
Tuesday, November 21, 7 pm 
Bring your questions!
Knox Presbyterian Church Hall
2964 Richmond Road
“The Great Debate” – a panel format, with four professional gardeners, all
Hardy Plant Group members, who will present / debate on pertinent garden
topics as well as take questions from the floor plus the usual show and
tell, plant auction, door prize and a raffle.

There is a $5.00 drop in fee for non members. See you there!

The Study Weekend was a great success.

Thanks to all who volunteered or participated!  


Hardy Plant Group Contacts

Sue McKay, Chair
Lise Chartrand, Membership
Kerry Seifried, Seedling Editor
Louise Potvin, Treasurer
Rima Gardner, Past Co-Chair
Susie Seekins and Sandra Allin, Programs
Eryl Morton, Plant Auction & Raffle, Door Prize
Margaret Smith, Member at Large

Hardy Plant Group Mission Statement

1. To provide for the education of our members in ornamental horticulture by: focusing on perennials, including those that are rare and challenging to cultivate in our climate; providing speakers with specialized knowledge and experience; providing opportunities where our membership can gather, garden and share information and plant material.

2. To support novice gardeners in the field of horticulture.

3. To support public gardens that demonstrate best practices in the use and care of ornamental plants.

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