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 .

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.
NameAmanda Jarrett
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Phone(604) 719-5954
General Topics
  • Vegetables
  • Garden Insects, Bees, Butterflies, Garden Pests
  • Container Gardening, Small Space Gardening
  • Garden Design, landscaping
  • Floral Arts, Floral Design, Flower Arrangements
  • Healthy soil, fertilizers, soil amendments, etc.
Specialty Plants
  • growing organically
Sample topics
  • container gardening with or without demonstration, growing vegetables, curb appeal, growing from seed, common garden mistakes, lawn care, low maintenance gardening
Speaker Profile

Red Seal in Horticulture, Organic Land Care Professional, retired instructor of Organic Master Gardener and Ecological Landscape Design at Langara College. Douglas College instructor of Residential Landscape Technician, Plant Identification and Botany instructor for Horticulture Apprenticeship.

I am a horticulture consultant and live in North Delta. I am also a freelance writer, garden journalist and photographer. Author of Ornamental Tropical Shrubs, http://www.pineapplepress.com/shop/ornamental-tropical-shrubs/

I have a garden information website called The Garden Website.com,

Speaker's Fee$100 - $250