The BC Council of Garden Clubs has compiled a list of speakers who are willing to speak to garden clubs and organizations on various garden related topics.

While this list is fairly comprehensive, it does not contain all the names of knowledgeable speakers in BC. If you would like to suggest a name for this list or if you wish to have your name added to this list, please email 1vicepresident@bcgardenclubs.com.
Please note the following:

  • The BC Council of Garden Clubs does not accept any responsibility for the quality or the content of any presentation by these individuals.
  • It is the responsibility of the gardening organization to negotiate the terms of the presentation with the speaker (including topic, travel and expenses, fees, etc.)
  • Fees listed are provided as guideline and are subject to change at the discretion of the speaker without notice to the Council.

 

NameGeneral TopicsSpecialty Plants
Adnan Uzunovic
  • Garden Insects, Bees, Butterflies, Garden Pests
  • Special Interest Plants
Andre Erasmus
  • Floral Arts, Floral Design, Flower Arrangements
Barry Roberts
  • Special Interest Plants
  • Hydrangeas
Bill Bischoff
  • Container Gardening, Small Space Gardening
  • Garden Design, landscaping
  • Special Interest Plants
  • Gentiana-Blue Mountain Jewels
  • Bromeliad
  • Cyclamen - Hardy
  • Meconopsis - Blue Poppies
  • Orchids - Hardy
  • Orchids - Tropical
Brian Minter
  • Fruits, Fruit Trees
  • Vegetables
  • Container Gardening, Small Space Gardening
  • Garden Design, landscaping
  • Special Interest Plants
Bryn Jones
  • Garden Insects, Bees, Butterflies, Garden Pests
Carolyn Herriot
  • Fruits, Fruit Trees
  • Vegetables
  • Special Interest Plants
  • Seed Saving
Conway Lum
  • Garden Insects, Bees, Butterflies, Garden Pests
  • Trees, Arboretums, Arborists
  • Healthy soil, fertilizers, soil amendments, etc.
Darlene Tanaka
  • Fruits, Fruit Trees
  • Vegetables
  • Special Interest Plants
  • Preserving the Harvest
David Tracey
  • Fruits, Fruit Trees
  • Vegetables
  • Garden Design, landscaping
  • Trees, Arboretums, Arborists
  • Special Interest Plants
Dianne Gaines
  • Fruits, Fruit Trees
  • Container Gardening, Small Space Gardening
  • Special Interest Plants
  • Bulbs - Spring - Summer
  • Lilies
  • Perennials
  • Small Fruit
  • Roses
Dr Carole Christopher
  • Vegetables
  • Container Gardening, Small Space Gardening
  • Herbs, growing and using
  • Healthy soil, fertilizers, soil amendments, etc.
  • Vegetable and herb gardening in small urban plots or in containers
Edith Scherk
  • Special Interest Plants
  • Fuchsias
  • Begonias
Emily Budinski
  • Container Gardening, Small Space Gardening
  • Herbs, growing and using
  • Special Interest Plants
  • Garlics
  • Geraniums & Pelargoniums
  • Herbs
Emma Holmes
  • Special Interest Plants
  • Healthy soil, fertilizers, soil amendments, etc.
  • Soil
  • Sustainable Agriculture in Cuba
NameGeneral TopicsSpecialty Plants