Share What You Know, Show What You Grow

• Presentations by expert speakers
• Extensive, well-curated lending library
• Largest gardening group in Victoria with over 500 members
• Workshops with practical demonstrations

New members are always welcome

Our Meetings


Next Meeting


Join us on Tuesday, September 6th at 8:00pm at the Garth Homer Centre.

Andy MacKinnon is a forest ecologist and the co-author of six best-selling books about plants of western North America, including Plants of Coastal British Columbia. For several decades he has co-taught university undergraduate forest ecology field courses in Bamfield and Tofino and Haida Gwaii. He's an adjunct professor at Simon Fraser University and a retired Professional Forester and Professional Biologist. Andy will speak on Mushrooms and Other Fungi.

Previous Meetings

  • We meet on the first Tuesday of the month (except January & August).

  • We meet at The Garth Homer Centre, 813 Darwin Ave. Please feel free to arrive any time after 6.30pm if you would like additional time to socialize!

  • PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CENTRE STILL HAS A MASK MANDATE IN PLACE — YOU MUST WEAR A MASK WHILST IN THE BUILDING.

  • There is a drop-in fee for non-members, which is refundable if you subsequently decide to join the Society. The cost is $5 which you can pay at the door.

  • VHS Membership Has Its Benefits

    • Presentations
    • Workshops
    • Library
    • Opportunity to socialize and meet new gardeners
    • Parlour Show (plants from members gardens)
    • Master Gardeners present at meetings
    • Visit the gardens of fellow members
    • Mentoring and New Members' Group

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