2018 - 2019 PROGRAM

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Sept 20th, 2018 Susan Murray, “Fabulous Gardens and Unusual Plants of South Africa”
Oct 18th, 2018 Dr. Bill McMillan, “Five Gardens Worth Visiting in Victoria”
Nov 15th, 2018 Garth Wedemire, “Gardens of Wales”, based on a 2018 tour with the Scottish Rhododendron Society
Jan 17th, 2019 AGM, with talks by Jacquie Clayton on Sikkim, Chris Hodgson on the 2018 Bremen ARS Convention, and ….
Feb 21st, 2019 Dr. Glen Jamieson, “Highlights of the Danish/Swedish/German 2018 ARS Tours”
Mar 21st, 2019 Ole Jonny Larsen, “Plant Hunting - the experience of an amateur” and a brief presentation on Jean Rasmussen, the second wife of Frank Kingdon Ward .
Apr 18th, 2019 Gwen Odermatt of Petals and Butterflies Nursery is presenting ‘Treasures of the Shade and Pond’ - “This is a look at my own shade garden (perennials) & its development over many years – what I’ve learned, what my garden has taught me, the joy of learning about plants... I include a bit about our pond because it highlights that gardens are not only about plants but about other forms of life as well. It is always special to find a newt hiding in leaf duff or hearing the song of a Townsend’s garden solitaire & others that bring life to the garden.”
May 23rd, 2019 VRS Garden Field Trip/Walk in the Garden - A day-time trip to two gardens in South Surrey followed by tea and coffee at the Hodgson's home & garden
Jun 8th, 2019 VRS Picnic at the home of Margaret Charlton and Charlie Sale and their spectacular gardenon Indian Arm