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SC Botanical Gardens Weekly Plant Sale

Held over by popular demand. Open every Tuesday in July 7 & 14 from 1 – 3 pm. The cooler and wetter than average weather means there’s still time to add some new plants to your garden. Park in the Volunteer lot, just watch for the signs. Credit card or cheques for payment preferred.


Huge Botanical Plant Sale – CANCELLED

This is the big one! Choose from hundreds of small trees, shrubs, and perennials at great prices. Master Gardeners will be onsite to offer expert advice for choosing the best plants for your home garden. Savvy shoppers will bring along a tote or barrow to fill to the brim. Check our website the week before the sale for an extensive availability list.

Planning Your 12-month Garden – CANCELLED

Linda Gilkeson can harvest something fresh from her garden every day of the year! How does she do it? It starts with the planning. It’s hard to imagine planting for winter when it’s still spring, but that’s when it starts. Learn how to manage your garden to maximize production and to grow fresh food all year long. No pre-registration required, admission by donation (suggested $15).

SSCFI AGM & Grafting Workshop – CANCELLED

Ffeatures a workshop on grafting fruit trees by local fruit tree expert Joan Fletcher. If you would like to practice with your own scion wood please bring along a grafting knife and grafting tape (Parafilm is recommended). These can be purchased from your local garden store.

One Straw Seedy Saturday – CANCELLED

It’s a 25 year Coast tradition, and a free community event to celebrate and learn about food, gardening, seed saving, and all things green, leafy, fruity, or yummy!
* Free seed exchange
* Market to buy seeds, seedlings, plants, food & more
* Food, drinks, and artisans
* Children’s hands-on activities
* WORKSHOPS by amazing guest presenters to help you get that garden rolling (free by donation)!

Partnering with the Sunshine Coast Seed Collective, get your garden started at One Straw Society’s celebration of 25 years of Seedy Saturday on the Sunshine Coast!

PR – Seedy Saturday

a day of seed swapping and information sharing for community groups, gardeners and farmers.

Gwen Odermatt speaks at the Sechelt Garden Club

The Sechelt Garden Club is presenting speaker and Master Gardener Gwen Odermatt at our regular monthly garden club meeting $5 for non members. She will be speaking on Great Plant Picks for the Coast.
For the last 20 years Gwen has operated Petals and Butterflies, a farm nursery In Surrey that specializes in growing plants that attract butterflies and other beneficial wildlife. She is an instructor in the Master Gardener Program and is on the selection committee for Great Plant Picks.

Hands-On Pruning

Led by Cheryl Topping. Please bring your favourite pruning tool and dress for the weather. This workshop takes place in a member’s garden and address will be provided with workshop payment. $15 for Members, $20 for Non-members. Space is limited.

Pruning Tips

Cheryl Topping will lead an informative discussion on the hows, whys, and whens to prune your trees and shrubs. No pre-registration required, admission by donation ($10 suggested).

Winter Intention Gathering.

Intention Gathering is back for its 21st year of magic, bliss and community celebration! ♥

Intention is a multi-day, family friendly, participant co-created festival and retreat at the most intentional time of year.


For more information, please go to . Much more information will be available there in the next few weeks.

Propagating Native Plants

Join Native Plant Coordinator Harry Hill to learn how to propagate some of our more popular native plant species. This workshop will feature propagation by cuttings, divisions, and seeds. Bring along a pair of garden gloves, this is a hand-on workshop. Admission by donation, class starts at 10 am sharp in the Garden Pavilion.

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