kathy leishman
Our speaker will be Kathy Leishman, a professional garden designer who offers a wealth of knowledge with her passion for plants. Kathy's Bowen Island garden, with its spectacular panoramic view of the ocean, was started in 1997.
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Members of the West Van Garden Club gathered to celebrate summer at the annual Strawberry Social. Cathy's beautiful patio set the stage for a delightful evening filled with laughter and friendship.
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Every garden was spectacular but the work, design and vision was beyond my skill. Thank you for letting us view these wonderful gardens!
jackie morra westvan garden club 2024
Jackie addresses garden aspirations of homeowners and shares inspiration on planning small spaces with big impact to layering with foliage and creating healing gardens.
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What a huge success – our annual plant sale fund-raiser and raised enough to continue engaging interesting speakers for the year ahead! Thank you to our hard working members who made the day a success!
Christine Allen at WestVan Garden Club May 2024
In her presentation, Christine addressed choosing the right rose, planting, maintenance & pruning techniques, pest control and how to troubleshoot rose gardens that are not thriving.
laurelle oldford
Laurelle Oldford-Down, a certified landscape designer, shared her enthusiasm for growing edibles. She gave us some tips on growing fruits and herbs in small and container gardens, and the best plant varieties for North Shore gardens.
Brian Minter speaks at WVGC
Brian is a "perennial" favourite, because he shares practical tips and ideas. His topic at our March meeting was “Exciting New Trends in Europe” - and our members made sure very few of his exhibits made it back home!
Owen Ballance - WVGC February Speaker
Owen is a horticulturalist at the UBC Botanical Garden, and has worked in gardens across Canada, France and England. His topic at our February meeting was "Monet’s Garden: Working with Light & Colour in the Artists Garden"
Jane is leading carol singing
On a clear, cold night, a large number of members gathered for our annual Christmas party. Thank you to all the members who participated over the year, and to the volunteers who made this evening such a special celebration.