Educational Events, Sales Events in Western Canada in the Spring of 2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019 VanDusen Botanical Garden Seedy Saturday, 5151 Oak Street (at 37th Avenue) 10 am to 4 pm Vancouver.
Admission by donation Fruit Trees, Berries, and Shrubs will be out-of-doors on the south and west side of the Floral Hall, Seed Vendors will be inside the Floral Hall.
Speakers: to be announced
Vendors: Alpine Garden Club of B.C.
B C EcoSeed Co-op BC grown quality seed, ,
Buds 'n Petals Lisa Blair, Langley.
City Farmer 2150 Maple Street, Vancouver - entrance off Arbutus Greenway
at Maple Street and 6th Avenue.
Derry's Orchard & Nursery, Aldergrove. Apple tree whips, crab-apple whips,
cider apple whips, and the following Berries: Blueberries (Duke, Reka, Sweetheart,
Hardy Blue), Gooseberries (Little Ben and Welcome), Black Currants (Ben Nevis and
Consort), blackberries (Black Satin), grapes (Himrod, Suffolk Red, and Concord),
Evergreen Huckleberry (Thunderbird), strawberries (Albion, Gigantella, Cherryberry)
and some young kiwi (Issai).
Edible Oasis. Native Plants and Edibles
Farm Folk/City Folk
Invasive Species Council of B.C. - latest info on the Japanese Beetle.
Keremeos Heritage Grist Mill
Mekdes Gete* Catering Ethiopian food and treats. Cell 778-996-0590
Salt Spring Seeds - new seed varieties. www.sa;tspringseeds.com
Seeds of Diversity
Speedibin Composter- backyard composting, products and education. Deluze Speedibin Composter,
an all metal composter designed to keep out rats and be easy to use. ,
Urban Fruitery Laurelle Oldford-Down. Garden Design with a good selection of fruits and berries.
Vancouver Master Gardeners - vancouver.
VanDusen Botanical Garden
West Coast Seeds Certified Organic cover crops - short season varieties with great disease resistance,
untreated, suitable for organic growing, non-gmo seeds.
Saturday February 23, 2019 Pruning the Right Way Course HI27 One session.
9.30 am to 3.30 pm Everything you need to know about pruning. Learn the basic principles, selection and care of tools, references, and the pruning of specific plants. The morning session is in the classroom at Credo Christian High. The afternoon session is a field trip to Dart's Hill Garden on 16th Avenue and 168th Street in Surrey where you will see and learn, first hand, the practical techniques for pruning.
Langley Continuing Education
langleycontinuingeducation.ca Your instructor, Mary Dunn, is one of the most experienced and respected gardening experts in B.C.
Cost $59.99 plus $5 for Darts Hill
Please bring $5 for admission fee to Dart's Hill Garden. Please bring a lunch and dress for the weather. Your own transportation is required for the field trip.
Saturday, February 23, 2019 Winter Pruning Royal Roads
Saturday March 2, 2019 Richmond Seedy Saturday sponsored by the Richmond Food Security Society
It will take place at the Banquet Hall, Thompson Community Centre,
10 am to 2 pm 5151 Granville Avenue, Richmond.
For more information, contact
This event is a very important event to educate the community on food security issues around the province. There will be a mix of seed, gardening
and community group vendors as well as food, drink and music.
BC Eco Seed Co-op (table and Presentation)
Derry's Orchard and Nursery
KPU Farm and Market
Richmond Seed Library
Richmond Garden Club
Richmond Public Library
Salt Spring Seeds
Steveston Stock and Seed Farm
The Local Farm
Thompson Community Centre
Saturday, March 16, 2019 B C Fruit Testers. Spring Plant Sale and Annual General Meeting.
9.30 am to 12.30 noon North/South Saanich Exhibition Grounds, 1528 Stelly's Cross Road, Saanich, Vancouver Island.
For BCFTA members only,
but Membership is available Pre-ordered bareroot rootstocks and plants available for pick-up.
at the door.
Cash table will have berry plants, vines, limited amount of rootstocks, blueberries, currants, figs, goji, honeyberry plants, bareroot strawberries, raspberries and asparagus, grafting knives, grafting tape, paint pens, labels, and more.
Scionwood, both heritage and from the Summerland Varieties Corp will be available for purchase.
For transportation from Swartz Bay to the Exhibition Grounds, contact Derry Walsh ('contact us' at the end of this website before March 8)
Sunday, March 31, 2019 Spring Affair, Michael J Fox Theatre, 7373 Macpherson Avenue, Burnaby
tickets available online $50
or $60 at the door
Check out our inspiring and educational line up of speakers:
Elaine Ingham - soil food web
Kerry Ann Mendez - Expert gardener, nationally renowned speaker, acclaimed author.
Merrill A.Peterson - Professor of Biology at WWU, author Pacific Northwest Insects
Josephine Clark from Grow Green Guide- Metro Vancouver collaboration with UBC Botanical Garden in creation of the Grow Green Guide
Saturday, April 6, 2019 Seedy Saturday at Historic Stewart Farm, 13723 Crescent Road, Surrey, B.C.
11 am to 3 pm
Free Admission Derry's Orchard and Nursery
Buds 'n Petals
Other Vendors to be announced
Saturday, April 13, 2019 DBG Fruit Growers Group Scionwood Exchange
11 am to 3 pm Upper Classroom at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden,
six km north of Devon, Alberta.
Free admission for more information see https://dbgfruitgrowers.weebly.com
Sunday, April 28, 2019 VanDusen Botanical Garden Annual Plant Sale, 5151 Oak Street (at 37th 10 am to 4 pm Avenue) Vancouver.
Free admission Perennials, Natives, Rhododendrons, fruit trees and berry plants, vines, fuchsias, begonias, potluck
Saturday, May 11, 2019. South Surrey Garden Club Plant Sale, St Mark's Anglican Church, 12952 - 20th 10 am to noon Avenue, South Surrey.
Perennials, trees, shrubs, fruit trees, berry plants, vegetable plants, garden Free admission ornaments, used tools.