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, July 5th at 8:00pm at the Garth Homer Centre.

David Fraser is our speaker for July. He will speak on "The Care and Feeding of Brugmansias." David Fraser has a M.Sc. in Ecology from the University of Victoria. He established Fraser's Thimble Farms Nursery on Salt Spring Island while a university student (now run by his brother and sister-in-law). He was Unit Head for Species Conservation Science for the BC Ministry of Environment and has been a member on the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada for the past 25 years. He has been growing Brugmansias for almost 30 years.

Previous Meetings

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

  • This will be our second meeting back 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. If you would like to attend this meeting as a non-member, please send $5 by eTransfer to treasurer@vichortsociety.org. Of course, you can also pay in-person, at the meeting.

    YOU MUST INCLUDE A RETURN EMAIL ADDRESS WITH YOUR PAYMENT, OTHERWISE WE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO CONTACT YOU!

    Registrations must be received at least 24 hours before the meeting.

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    • 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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