Container Garden Club of Victoria

" Container Garden Club of Victoria"

Victoria, BC Canada

Mailings to : c/o 1642 Keating Cross Road, Victoria, BC V8M 1W9


The Container Garden Club was formed at the end of Dec 2006 as an offshoot to the

Greater Victoria Geranium & Fuchsia Society which is now dormant.(no pun intended)


Scroll down to see the : List of Executives ..... and the

* Yearly Spring Sale *

Was held 14 & 15 May, 2010 between 09:30 am and 9:00pm on Friday and 09:30 am and 6:00pm on Saturday at the Hillside Shopping Centre,  Hillside & Shelbourne St, Victoria.

Thank you for your support

Membership Fees
Meetings, Where & When
References & Links
Plus E-Mail contact

Meeting Mon 27 Sep 2010 @ 7:30 PM at St Michael's Hall


Next meeting on
 Monday 25 
Oct 2010
 @  07:30 PM
 at St Michael's & all Angels
 Church Hall
4733 West Saanich Rd


At the May Sale Members displayed their best containers, sold plants and answered questions from the Public.

All Members are/were encouraged to participate and/or assist.


*** Calendar of Events for 2010, This Year

Container Garden Club

Calendar of Events for 2010, ... Changes/Specials are shown in Red Ink

Jan 25 Regular Meeting 7:30Pm at St Michael's.

The Guest Speaker will be Mark Paterson, owner of Nebari Bonsai Canada and tutor of bonsai, he will demonstrate how to select a plant and to do bonsai, from start to finish.  

Also Membership renewals are now due, $10 for single and $15 for a family. Please bring cash and your email address.

  "" We will be circulating a sign up list for our Pot Luck Supper March 22nd. ""

Feb 22 Regular Meeting 7:30Pm at St Michael's Guest speaker Don West from "Birds Unlimited" will talk about birds
in the garden and on Mason Bees.

Mar 22 No Regular Meeting but @ 6:00Pm at St Michael's Pot Luck Supper with Entertainment.

Apr 26 Regular Meeting 7:30Pm at St Michael's when Mark Hedger owner of Scentsational Plants will be the guest speaker. The plants that he will showcase and speak about will also be for sale.

May .................. May Sale at Hillside Shopping Centre, May 14 & 15th at 9:30 AM to 9:00PM on Friday and 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM on Sat.

May 24 Regular Meeting 7:30Pm at St Michael's where Margaret Macintyre, a master gardener, will be the guest speaker. She will give us ideas for container plantings by doing some interesting plant combinations

Jun 28 The first summer Container-Garden Club meeting will be held at 06:30 PM on Monday 28 June 2010, at Tom De Groot's home, 1835 Dean Park Rd. Bring chairs and snacks to share with others.

Jul 24 or 25 The second summer Container-Garden Club meeting will be held on a Sat or Sun, in July 2010 at Barry and Mary Willoughby's home, 1642 Keating Cross Rd. This will our regular BarbeCue day before proceeding to Bucharts Garden at 08:00 PM. Specific time to be given soon.

Aug 23 The third summer Container-Garden Club meeting will be held on Monday 23 Aug 2010 at Cathy Featherby's home ..., 06:30 PM 1732 Woodsend Dr, off Prospect Lake Rd via Burnside West, bring chairs.

Sep 27 Regular Meeting 7:30Pm at St Michael's Guest speaker Bill McMillan, member of the Rhododendron Society of Victoria.

Oct 25 A Regular Meeting, 7:30Pm at St Michael's.The guest speaker will be Gordon MacKay of Alba Plants Nursery in Cowichan Bay. (www.albaplants.com). He will do a demonstration of a rock crevass and trough gardens. Some plants will also be available for sale.

Nov 22 A Regular Meeting, 7:30Pm at St Michael's.

December No Meeting.

Renew your membership: Please send or bring your cheque to our Treasurer: Grace Holness, $10 single / $15 family.

Info: Web Site https://container-garden-vic.tripod.com/


Mary Willoughby (President)


*** New Members are sought at any time, see us at the sale or mail us your request at the address listed above, please indicate

if for one individual or for a family of two or more, the Fees are $10.00 per person and $15.00 for a family per calendar year,

in Canadian dollars.


General Information         

          Meetings are normally held at St Michael's & All Angels Anglican Church Hall, 4733 West Saanich Road,

Victoria BC [ Between Scarborough and Bailey off Hwy 17A ] on the 4th Monday of each month Sept to May at 07:30 PM.

Click Here for map. On how to get there.

        Join us and become a Member. Should you need a ride, please call Grace at 385-7595 who will

arrange for car pools, bring your Friends and Neighbors.

Executives:   Don Murfitt, Mary Willoughby, Anne Murfitt, Joan Gowan, Rookaya Kathrada, Drew Brazier, Todd Molyneux,

Brenda Murfitt and Grace Holness. (in random order)

The Club quick and easy references

BC Council of Garden Clubs,   www.bcgardenclubs.com/clubs

Senior Discovery of Victoria http://seniorsdiscovery.com/

UBC Botanical Garden            http://www.ubcbotanicalgarden.org


We can be reached at:

Car Pools: Call Grace at (250) 385-7595

President Mary Willoughby bawilloughby@telus.net

Secretary: amurfitt@vanisle.net

Web Page Editor     dbrazier@shaw.ca

Updated on: 22 Sep 2010

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Thank you for visiting ........ We encourage you to become Members and to bring with you the love of All Plants ...... Bye