Plant expert Chris Chadwell to speak at Filberg

The Comox Valley Horticultural Society welcomes guest speaker Chris Chadwell to the May 27 meeting at the Florence Filberg Centre

The Comox Valley Horticultural Society welcomes guest speaker Chris Chadwell to the May 27 meeting at the Florence Filberg Centre conference room at 7 p.m.

Non-members are welcome for a fee of $5. The presentation, Paradise on Earth, the Flowers of Kashmir, is sure to be inspiring.

Chadwell is a freelance lecturer, modern-day plant hunter, and botanist. He is the proprietor of Chadwell Seeds and a Himalayan consultant.

He has led 27 scientific and horticultural expeditions in Kashmir, Western Tibet and Nepal. His stunning photography is sure to capture our interest.

Chris will cover the variation of plant life in the Kashmir Mountains; shrubs, climbers, perennials and rock garden plants and we will learn why Kashmir is referred to as Paradise on Earth.

For more information about this presentation or the CV Horticultural Society, visit or call Leslie at 250-337-8051.

— Comox Valley Horticultural Society

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