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.
NameHarry Burton
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Phone(250) 653-2007
General Topics
  • Fruits, Fruit Trees
  • Special Interest Plants
Specialty Plants
  • Salt Spring Apple Festival
Sample topics
  • Everything you Need to Know About Apples (appleluscious.com)
  • Organic Apple Growing
  • Red Flesh Apples
  • The Salt Spring Apple Festival (saltspringapplefestival.org)
  • Organic Food and Healthy Eating
  • The History of Apple Growing on Salt Spring Island
Speaker Profile

Harry owns and operates Apple Luscious Organic Orchard, which grows over 200 of the best tasting apples in the world (Certified Organic - IOPA # 902). This orchard also features over 30 varieties of red flesh apples (the largest collection in Canada). As well, Harry runs the Salt Spring Apple Festival, which boasts growing over 350 varieties of apples

Speaker's FeeNegotiable