I am now taking bookings for 2017.

Please see my list of PowerPoint presentations and list of Workshops for an overview of topics. And check the Lists periodically as I am always working on “the next new presentation”.

Contact me if you wish to book one of my slide presentations for your club or group.

 

2017

  • June 10th & 11th – Saturday & Sunday    Show postponed until April 2018
    Grow & Gather Farm Expo 

    “Healthy Soil: The first step for a healthy, happy garden”
    “Saving Seeds: Why is is so important?”
    “Compost: The healthiest amendment for your garden”
    “Creating an Edible Landscape”
    “IPM: Pests, Diseases and How to Deal with Them”

    Agriplex – Cloverdale, BC

 

  •  March 2nd – Thursday; 1:30 p.m.
    “Gardening Q & A” 
    Floral & Hardy Garden Club – Courtenay, BC

 

  • February 9th – Thursday; 7:30 p.m.
    “Horticultural Wonders” – Presentation Talk
    Nanaimo Rhododendron Club – Nanaimo, BC

 

  • February 1st – Wednesday; 7:30 p.m.
    “Soil Tips for Spring” – Presentation Talk
    Campbell River Garden Club – Campbell River, BC

 

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2016

  • September 1st – Thursday; 7 p.m.
    “Saving Seeds” – Presentation Talk
    Fanny Bay Garden Club – Fanny Bay, BC

 

  • March 5th – Seedy Saturday; 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    “Soil Tips for Spring” – 10:30 a.m.; 11:45 a.m.; 1:45 p.m.
    Florence Filberg Centre – Courtenay, BC

 

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2015

  • September 22nd – Tuesday; 6:30 p.m.
    “Preparing the Garden for Winter” – Presentation Talk
    Newcomer’s Garden Club – Comox, BC

 

  • June 3rd – Wednesday; 11:30 a.m.
    “Classy Container Combos” – Talk & Demo
    Comox Valley Christian Women Connection
    Crown Isle Banquet Room – Courtenay, BC

 

  • March 7th – Saturday; 12:30 p.m.
    Question & Answer Panel
    Seedy Saturday
    Florence Filberg Centre – Courtenay, BC

 

  • February 11th – Wednesday; 7:30 p.m.
    “Horticultural Wonders” – PP presentation
    Nanaimo Horticultural Society
    Brechin United Church – 1998 Estevan Rd, Nanaimo, BC

 

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2014

  • November 10th – Monday; 7 p.m.
    “Horticultural Wonders” – PP Presentation
    Quadra Island Garden Club
    Quadra Island Community Centre – 970 West Rd, Quadra Island, BC

 

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2013

  • January 8th – Tuesday; 7:30 p.m.
    “Horticultural Wonders”– PP presentation
    North Island Rhodo Society
    Comox United Church – 250 Beach Dr, Comox, BC

Comments:
“It is always a treat having an expert gardener doing our program! Thank you!”
~ Paul Wurz, President NIRS

“Such wonderful photos leading us through a beautiful garden. Just what I needed in the middle
of winter!”

 

  •  February 18th – Monday; 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    “Plants for a School Landscape in the 21st Century” – PP presentation
    School District #71 Support Staff Pro-D Day
    G.P. Vanier Secondary School – 4830 Headquarters Rd, Courtenay, BC

 

  • September 16th – Monday; 7:30 p.m.
    “Saving Seeds” – PP presentation
    Comox Valley Horticultural Society
    Florence Filberg Centre – 411 Anderton Rd, Courtenay, BC
    (Meet & Greet starts at 7 p.m.)

 

  • September 21st – Saturday; 10 a.m.*
    “Putting the Garden to Bed” – workshop
    Compost Education Centre – Headquarters Rd, Courtenay

* Please note there has been a time change. Workshop is at 10 a.m. not 9 a.m. as previously stated.

 

  • October 8th – Tuesday; 7:30 p.m.
    “Healthy Soil: The First Step Towards a Really Great Garden” – PP presentation
    Qualicum Beach Garden Club
    Qualicum Beach Civic Centre

 

  • November 7th – Thursday; 7 p.m.
    “Putting the Garden to Bed” – PP presentation
    Baynes Sound Garden Club
    Fanny Bay OAP Hall

 

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2012

  • October 15th – Monday; 8 p.m.
    “Preparing Your Garden for the West Coast Winter” – four member panel Q & A
    Leslie Cox – Duchess of Dirt – “Gathering & Storing Seeds”; “What to do with Your Rhizomes & Bulbs”
    Tyler John – Courtenay Parks Department – “What, and What Not, To Do For Your Small Trees & Flowering Shrubs…Rhodos, Hydrangeas, Roses”
    Hans Meyer – Tropical Plant Enthusiast – “How to Prepare Your Tropical Plants for Winter”
    James Scott – Force of Nature Landscape Design – “When & How to Transplant Trees & Divide Your Plants” 

    Comox Valley Horticultural Society
    Florence Filberg Centre – 411 Anderton Rd, Courtenay, BC
    (Meet & Greet starts at 7 p.m.)

 

  • October 4th – Thursday; 7 p.m.
    “Healthy Soil: The First Step Towards a Really Great Garden”– PP presentation
    Baynes Sound Garden Club
    Fanny Bay OAP Hall

 

  • August 15th – Wednesday; 10:45 a.m.
    “Horticultural Wonders”
    – PP presentation
    Comox Valley Probus Club
    Best Western Westerly Hotel – 1590 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay

 

  • July 22nd – Saturday; 10 a.m. – noon
    “Organic Pest & Disease Control”
    – workshop
    Campbell River Community Centre – 401  11th Ave, Campbell River

 

  • May 5th – Saturday; 10 a.m. – noon
    “Growing Food & Edible Landscaping Design”
    – workshop
    Campbell River Community Centre – 401  11th Ave, Campbell River

 

  • April 14th – Saturday; 1:30 p.m.
    “The Therapeutic Benefits of Gardening”
    – short lecture
    Anderton Therapeutic Gardens Society AGM

 

  • April 5th – Thursday; 1 – 3 p.m.
    “Dyeing Easter Eggs Naturally”
    – workshop
    Campbell River Community Centre – 401  11th Ave, Campbell River