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.
NameHolt, Marilyn
EmailEmail hidden; Javascript is required.
Phone(604) 302-2728
General Topics
  • Fruits, Fruit Trees
  • 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, Pelargoniums
Sample topics
  • Already on your speaker list but some talks not entered
Speaker Profile

The other topics I speak on and that have been really popular with garden clubs:
Soils for Optimum Plant Health
What Plants Require to Excel
What Judges Look for on the Show Bench
Lawn Alternatives
Success with Seeds & Saving Seeds

Speaker's FeeHonourarium