BCCGC Events

Registration is now open for the BCCGC Fall 2019 General Meeting. Find out more now! 

View Calendar or Click on the links below to find out more information about upcoming events. Want to add your event to our Calendar? You will just need to fill out a simplified registration form and provide your event details.

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You must include a location. If your event occurs across several locations (such as a garden tour), put the location of your city hall or other central location and be sure to describe where your event takes place (add it to your description of the event).


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Jul 27, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

BC Fuchsia, Begonia, and Geranium Club Annual Show

BC Fuchsia, Begonia, and Geranium Club Annual Show and Competition
July 27, 2019, 10 am – 5 pm

See the largest fuchsia, begonia and geranium show in North America. Fuchsias, begonias, geraniums, pelargoniums, African violets, ferns, vendors, fantastic fuchsia lore collection, tea room and more–even fuchsia-themed quilts. For more information, see our web site at bcfuchsisociety.com, on Facebook at British Columbia Fuchsia and Begonia Society, or contact Fran at 694-591-3262 or Lorna at 604-929-5382.

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Aug 31, 2019 - Sep 1, 2019 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Vancouver Dahlia Society Annual Show

Vancouver Dahlia Society Annual Show
August 31, 2019; 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
September 1, 2019; 12 noon to 3:30 pm

Floral Hall, Van Dusen Botanical Gardens
37th and Oak Street Vancouver, BC

Admission is by donation and does not include admission to the Garden.


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Sep 9, 2019 All Day

Gaia College Online Courses - Fall

Gai College Online Classe(s) in Organic Land Care starts a new term in September (Fall) 2019.

Our classes are 14 weeks long, available 24/7, and are good for the starting gardener or the seasoned professional looking to expand their services.

Each class is $795 + appropriate taxes

Completing one class will get you a Certificate, and completing 4 classes + 1 elective will get you a Diploma in Organic Land Care!

Find your class and register now: https://www.gaiacollege.ca/online-courses-overview.html

Core Courses:
Organic Master Gardener or
Organic Horticulture Specialist
These two classes (same class different name) are the main courses that people start first to learn about organic land care.

SketchUp Pro for Landscape Design
Take this course to discover new ways to wow your clients with a 3D presentation of their future landscape.

Ecological Plant Knowledge 1 – Natives
Discover the intricacies of the local plants around you, and find a new way of looking at the flora.

Ecological Landscape Design
Follow up to SketchUp with a new knowledge of what, how, and why to place your flora, softscapes, and hardscapes in your landscaping.

Business Skills for Landcare Professionals
Learn the rules and regulations of owning a small business, and create a formal marketing and business plan.

Growing Food 1 – Fundamentals
Growing Food en masse is a large undertaking, and here you’ll learn the tips and tricks of doing so.

Ecological Plant Knowledge 2 – Ornamentals
Flowers, and Flowering plants for Horticulture are in a class of their own.

Living Green Infrastructure
This course provides a deeper understanding of nature’s contribution to the success of human created infrastructure, and helping everyone make better and more integrated decisions for long-term benefit.

Rainwater Harvesting & Management
Do you want to learn how to harvest rainwater with technical skill, while following the industry standards?

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Sep 21, 2019 - Sep 22, 2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Gardens In Bloom

Comox Valley Horticultural Society
Gardens in Bloom
Sept 21st and 22nd 2019
10:00am – 4:00pm
Tickets $20 available mid-August at Anderton Nursery, Home & Garden Gate, Art Knapps Plantland in Courtenay, Blue Heron Books in Comox and Seeds in Cumberland
Ticket includes garden descriptions and map.
A 2-day self-guided tour of 10 private Comox Valley gardens showcasing the rich tapestry of colours displayed in fall blooming plants, grasses and foliage.
The event is a fundraiser with the majority of proceeds being returned to the community by way of grants to various organizations and schools in support of horticultural education programs and projects.
Contact: Dee Horie, Event Chair
Email: gardensinbloom@comoxvalleyhortsociety.ca
Find us on Facebook and at www.comoxvalleyhortsociety.ca

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Sep 21, 2019 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thomas Proll Head Breeder of Kordes Roses

The Vancouver Rose Society
is pleased to present an afternoon with
Thomas Proll,
Head Breeder of Kordes Roses

The Vancouver Rose Society is very excited to once again host Kordes Rose Breeder, Thomas Proll in Vancouver.

We invite you to a Saturday afternoon presentation and luncheon to visit with Thomas and hear about the PARFUMA® rose breeding program he and Kordes Roses in Germany have embarked upon! Sandwich, veggie, fruit and sweet platters, along with tea/coffee/water. will be served mid-way through the presentation.

Thomas is a delightful younger-generation rosarian and is sought after world-wide as a lecturer. He is an author and co-author of many books about roses and one he co- authored, ‘Rosen’, received the Literary Award from the World Rose Society in Lyon in 2016!

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019

Times: Doors 10:30am

Presentation 11am – 2pm with a break for lunch Location: The Burnaby Hall, 7837 Canada Way, Burnaby

(free limited parking underneath hall/church)

Admission: VRS Members:  Free

General Public: $15 pre-paid each / $20 at door

Cold luncheon included with admission

(mail cheque with name & email plus guest names to VRS,

c/o 880 Kinsac St., Coquitlam V3J 4T9

Pre-Register: As seats are limited, pre-registration is mandatory.  Please email vanrosesociety2015@gmail.com with names of attendees. Upon confirmation of seats please follow up with payment in the mail.

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