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.
NameDarlene Tanaka
EmailEmail hidden; Javascript is required.
Phone(604) 418-5796
General Topics
  • Fruits, Fruit Trees
  • Vegetables
  • Special Interest Plants
Specialty Plants
  • Preserving the Harvest
Sample topics
  • Home Canning - Boiling Water Bath and Pressure Canning
  • Canning Demonstration
  • Canning Workshop
Speaker Profile

I work for Bernard Ltd. and can offer canning demonstrations/workshops on a sliding scale to non-profit groups and organizations

Speaker's FeeNegotiable