Back in 1957, Richmond Garden Club was formed with the purpose of supporting gardening within the community of Richmond. Encouraging best practises and environmentally friendly gardening through education and inspiration from experts in the horticultural industry, showcasing our member's green thumbs through parlour shows and member garden tours continue to be our main focus since the early days. Richmond Garden Club also has strong commitments to volunteering in gardening projects in Richmond to help beautify the city we live in!
We were proud to have Wally Paulik as our guest speaker at our June 2016 meeting. Wally's family lived on what is now Paulik Park. He gave us an amazing overview of the development of the gardens in Paulik Park and what Richmond looked like in the 1930's, 40's etc. Mayor Malcolm Brodie and City Councillor Bill McNulty attended our event to acknowledge the contributions to the City from the Paulik family!
Lynda Pasacreta, President Janice Lake, Treasurer Margaret Sherwood, Secretary Angela Beckman, Membership
Vidyut Aklujkar, Speakers Jill Wright, Paulik Park Coordinator Pat Walach, Joan Nielsen, Parlour Show Lorraine Dowdall, Ruth Henderson, Donna Morin, Rooftop Garden Gary Lake/Lynda Pasacreta, Communications Sue Cush, Gail Stoltz, Member's garden tour/tea Maria Braungart, Advertising Sales Debbie McFadden, Charlotte Pearson, Dellrae Butler, Meet and Greet Dorothy Dawson/Ruth Mukai, Annual Mothers Day Plant Sale Brenda Burtnick, Gail Bains, Joyce Novick, Raffle Prize Draw