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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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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 Horticulture Industry

Our scholarship fund and other programs ensure a robust future for horticulture in BC.
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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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BCCGC Dogwood Logo
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
Learn More

Education

Learn about all aspects of gardening and horticulture from industry experts and gardening specialists.
Learn More

Supporting The Horticulture Industry

Our scholarship fund and other programs ensure a robust future for horticulture in BC.
Learn More

Professional Development

The courses we offer in horticultural judging and floral design judging set the standards for shows and exhibitions across BC.
Learn More

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.
Learn More

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.
Learn More

BCCGC celebrating 80 years

Celebrating 80 years representing garden clubs and community gardens in BC!

Join us this year in our upcoming events and contests to keep the party going.

Stay tuned to our website for more information.

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BCCGC Spring Meeting & AGM April 1, 2023
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bc council of garden clubs happenings

year of the garden for 2023: purple!

The Canadian Garden Council will be continuing to celebrate gardening across Canada in 2023 by promoting planting purple flowers and plants. We asked our members throughout BC to submit photos of purple plants in their garden. You can view the photos or see a recording of our presentation via the buttons below. Enjoy!

drippy photos

Our members all came together to help end the ongoing drought in the province through a ‘rain dance’. Members from all over BC submitted photos dripping with rain and moisture.

We are quite sure that our ‘rain dance’ did something to encourage much needed rain! Enjoy!

year of the garden 2023

Canadian Garden Council and Communities in Bloom invite us to “paint the country purple in 2023”. BC Council of Garden Club members are encouraged to plant purple, a colour that lifts spirits, encourages creativity and calms the mind – a great colour to help us after two years dealing with the pandemic.

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