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.
Name Marilyn Holt
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Phone (604) 302-2728
General Topics
  • Vegetables
  • Garden Insects, Bees, Butterflies, Garden Pests
  • Container Gardening, Small Space Gardening
  • Herbs, growing and using
  • Special Interest Plants
  • Healthy soil, fertilizers, soil amendments, etc.
Specialty Plants
  • Geraniums and Pelargoniums
Sample topics
  • Fertilizer - What, When and Where; Understanding the Numbers
  • Gardening in Containers and Small Spaces
  • Geraniums and Pelargoniums
  • Good Bugs - Bad Bugs
  • Herbs - Culiary, Cosmetic and Medicinal
  • Seeds from Planting to Saving
  • Soil Stewardship - Soils and What Plants Need
  • Vegetables in Small Spaces and Containers
Speaker Profile

What Judges look for on the Show Bench

Speaker's Fee $100 - $250