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.
NameStephanie Rose
EmailEmail hidden; Javascript is required.
Phone(604) 356-0081
General Topics
  • Garden Design, landscaping
  • Floral Arts, Floral Design, Flower Arrangements
  • Herbs, growing and using
  • Special Interest Plants
  • Healthy soil, fertilizers, soil amendments, etc.
Specialty Plants
  • Herbs for wellness, therapy garden projects
Sample topics
  • Garden Therapy: The Beauty of Creating DIY Garden Art
  • Garden Alchemy: Natural Organic Recipes FOR Your Garden
  • Growing Natural Beauty in the Apothecaries’ Garden
  • Plant-Based Beauty Recipes from the Garden (Workshop)
  • Crafting with Air Plants and Wire (Workshop)
  • How to Make Handmade Seed Paper (Workshop)
Speaker Profile

Stephanie Rose—Award-winning author, Garden Made and Garden Alchemy; founder of

Stephanie Rose is an award-winning author, freelance writer, instructor, and international speaker who aims to encourage healing and wellness through gardening. For over ten years she has been both a student and teacher of organic gardening, permaculture design, herbalism, and natural skin care formulation. Stephanie is a member of Garden Communicators International, the Permaculture Institute of North America, the International Herb Association, and volunteers to develop children’s gardens as a Vancouver master gardener, permaculture designer, and herbalist.

Stephanie has written several craft and gardening books including:
** Garden Alchemy: 80 Recipes and Concoctions for Organic Fertilizers, Plant Elixirs, Potting Mixes, Pest Deterrents, and More (Cool Springs Press, 2020)
** Make & Give Home Candle Making (Leisure Arts, 2019)
** Make & Give Home Apothecary (Leisure Arts, 2018)
** The Natural Beauty Recipe Book (Rose Garden Press, 2016)
** Garden Made: A Year of Seasonal Projects to Beautify Your Garden and Your Life (Roost Books, 2015), which was a Gold Medal Winner from the 2016 Independent Publishers Book Awards (the “IPPYs”).

Stephanie spends her time as an organic gardener, writer, and artist in Vancouver, BC, Canada. She is passionate about organic gardening, natural healing, and art as part of life.
Read more about Stephanie Rose's previous events here https://gardentherapy.ca/events/

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