Speaker Directory

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.
  • Please click on a speaker name from the table below for more detail.
NameMargaret Cadwaladr
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Phone(604) 427-1685
General Topics
  • Garden Design, landscaping
  • Trees, Arboretums, Arborists
Specialty Plants
  • Garden History
Sample topics
  • In Veronica's Garden: The Social History of the Milner Gardens & Woodland
  • Wisley Walks and Inspirations incorporates her slides of the famous garden with those of former UBC garden director Roy Taylor. Roys' slides date from 1970 and 1986
Speaker Profile

Margaret Cadwaladr has given many presentations, both locally and internationally. She is the author of In Veronica's Garden: The Social History of the Milner Gardens and Woodland. The book was first published in 2002 and a new, expanded edition of the book was released in May, 2018. A graduate of UBC (Dip. Adult Ed., MA) Margaret's interests include garden history, life writing and memoir. She is currently working on a book about Ed and Francisca Darts.

Speaker's Fee$100 - $250