Richmond Garden Club was formed in 1957 by a group of like minded gardeners who wanted to share their expertise on all aspects of gardening in an urban environment! Our work continues today with our educational endeavours and as we leave our mark on many beautification projects throughout Richmond.
All meetings are held at Richmond Cultural Centre, 7700 Minoru Gate, the 4th Wednesday of every month, except for July, August and December, 6:30pm to 8:45pm.
2023 Membership fees:
Single: $15 Family: $20 Key Activities:
Monthly meetings - expert speakers, door prizes, gardening advice, social interaction, parlour shows to display members's flowers, vegetables and arrangements
Annual Mother's Day Plant Sale
Tours of members' gardens
Volunteering and community projects - maintenance of Paulik Park, flower containers on Steveston boardwalk, Richmond Cultural Centre rooftop garden, YouTube gardening series in partnership with Richmond Public Library, Richmond Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Store garden
Growers Delight - works to improve soil damaged by chafer beetle, new seedings, transplanting. Richmond Garden Club members receive a 15% discount with code: BCCGC12. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2023 Richmond Garden Club Board of Directors
Richmond Garden Club executive:
Lynda Pasacreta, President Lisa Colby, Vice President Janice Lake, Treasurer Margaret Sherwood, Secretary Judy Matheson, Roberta Massender, Membership
Vidyut Aklujkar, Speakers Jill Wright, Paulik Park Coordinator Pat Walach, Joan Nielsen, Parlour Show Lorraine Dowdall, Ruth Henderson, Donna Morin, Janis Woolford Rooftop Garden, Jennifer Morgan, Kate Herring, Pat MacIntosh, Kristine Dillague, Plant Sale Gary Lake/Lynda Pasacreta, Communications Gail Stoltz, Jill Wright Member's Garden Tour/tea Vacant, Advertising Sales Vacant, Meet and Greet Brenda Burtnick, Joyce Novick Raffle Prize Draw Karen Hakansson, Sharon Calvert, Mae Yesaki, Ruby Hayashi, Lynda Walsh, Steveston Boardwalk Kate Herring, Karen Hakansson. Liz Newcombe, Jenny Toone, Lauren Craze, Thrift Store Garden Maria Silva - Refreshments