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BC Council of Garden Clubs

The BC Council of Garden Clubs was founded in British Columbia in 1943 with purpose of speaking with a unified voice for horticulture and to further the interest in conservation and civic beautification.

celebrating 50 years of scholarships

Helping BC Horticulture Students Further Their Education

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the scholarship fund

In partnership with Vancity Community Foundation, the BC Council of Garden Clubs, through donations, supports young people entering the horticultural industry by providing 12 scholarships each year to deserving students from academic institutes across British Columbia.

At a time when the climate crisis is at the forefront in our communities, it is more important than ever to encourage the legacy of farming practices, forest management, native and pollinator planting, water-wise gardening, healthy soil management, landscaping and protection of our environment through sustainability in our province among today’s young people.

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Membership Has Its Benefits!

Being a member of the BC Council of Garden Clubs means:

Networking

Connect with like-minded gardeners and other garden clubs through the BC Council’s meetings, publications and social media
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Education

Learn about all aspects of gardening and horticulture from industry experts and gardening specialists.
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Supporting The Horticulture Industry

Our scholarship fund and other programs ensure a robust future for horticulture in BC.
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Professional Development

The courses we offer in horticultural judging and floral design judging set the standards for shows and exhibitions across BC.
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Staying Connected and Plugged In

Keep up on recent news and current trends in horticulture that address major factors in how we approach gardening today.
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Supporting the Environment and Sustainable Practices

The BC Council is committed to helping gardeners and garden clubs learn more about how to make our world a better place, one garden at a time.
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year of the garden 2022

BC Council of Garden Clubs has partnered with the Canadian Garden Council as a member of Canada’s Garden-Family to celebrate Year of the Garden 2022. Year of the Garden 2022 is supported by the Canadian Garden Council, the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association and Gardens Canada. BC Council of Garden Clubs continues to encourage members to grow a garden through many different activities:

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