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


We meet on the first Tuesday of the month (except January & August). Workshops (if there is one) begin at 6.30pm. The General Meeting begins at 7pm.

Meetings are currently being held via Zoom.

Next Meeting


Join us on Tuesday, October 5th at 7pm.

Brian Minter, a familiar name to many, will be speaking to us about 'Significant Changes in the Past One Hundred Years of Gardening and What the Future Holds'

Brian, a University of British Columbia graduate (BA) and Master Gardener, quickly became BC's go-to garden expert through his experience at both the garden centre and the display gardens. As such, He has hosted countless radio and television shows, is a frequent gardening columnist and is the author of Canadian Best Seller, ‘Brian Minter’s New Gardening Guide – Fresh Approaches for Canadian Gardeners'.

A recipient of the 'Order of Canada', an ‘Honorary Doctorate of Technology’, and many other awards, Brian is well known from his magazine and syndicated newspaper columns and TV and radio programs. Brian is in demand internationally as a speaker by industry and gardening groups alike

Previous Meetings

There is a $5 drop-in fee for non-members for this event, refundable if you decide to become a Member of the Society. If you would like to attend, please register by sending an eTransfer to treasurer@vichortsociety.org. Please make sure that you include your contact email address in the notes/message section of the eTransfer form. You will receive a link to the meeting a few days before the event.You must register at least one day before the meeting

If you are not currently a VHS Member, but would like to receive notices about upcoming events, please send a message to president@vichortsociety.org.


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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