3 rhododendron groups on Vancouver Island will jointly host an event called ‘Fall under Gardening’.
Mount Arrowsmith Rhododendron Society, Nanaimo Rhododendron Society and the Vancouver Island Master Gardeners Association will host phase this one-day conference in Qualicum Beach Civic Centre, (747 Jones St.) from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 23.
The style of the conference is ‘Managing Environment Instability in your Garden’. It aims to offer education and pleasure featuring globally recognized gardening professionals.
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Pre-registration is advised. To learn more you can go on the internet at https://marsrhodos.ca/coming-events/
Tickets are $25 ahead of time or $30 at the door.
Arrange of occasions:
10 a.m.— Initial Remarks
10:05 a.m.-11 a.m.— Souglas Justice: UBC Botanical Garden Associate Director and Curator, “Planting Trees for a Drier and Hotter Future”
11 a.m. Break
11:20 a.m.-12:15 p.m.— Caroline Josefsson: Vancouver Island University Biology Department, “Gardening with less water– learning from the Garry Oak Community”
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m.-2:10 p.m.— Des Kennedy: author, activist, commemorated speaker “Weather condition or Not” a light hearted romp through the victories and travails of the weather-beaten gardener
2:10 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m.-3:25 p.m.– Bonnie Zand: Entomologist and owner of Bonnie’s Bugs IPM, “Gardening for pollinators: supporting BC’s diverse native bees”
3:25 p.m. Closing Remarks
Beverages: coffee, tea, and treats will be supplied. Please bring your own bag lunch.
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