Guest speaker at Comox Valley Horticultural Society meeting

Margaret Calwaladr will make a presentation on Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Florence Filberg Centre.

The Comox Valley Horticultural Society begins a new year with guest speaker Margaret Calwaladr on Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Florence Filberg Centre.

All welcome. Non-members fee is $5.

Calwaladr is the author of the bestselling book In Veronica’s Garden:  A Social History of the Milner Gardens and Woodland. She has had articles published in Pacific Horticulture, GardenWise, Sitelines and many other publications. While living in the Comox Valley, she was a contributor to the Baynes Sound Current.

Her topic at the Jan. 19 meeting is Anticipate Spring with a day at The Royal Horticultural Society Wisley Gardens near London, England. The garden focuses on education and features displays that can be incorporated into any size home garden plot.

Wisley garden is a 240-acre property. The original 60-acre parcel was a farm and woodland, donated to the Royal Horticultural Society in 1903. The garden has been cultivated and developed into a horticultural training and research centre.  For an advance peek at this stunning garden and their education programs visit bit.ly/1vZNJbs.

For more information about the society visit our website at www.comoxvalleyhortsociety.ca.

 

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