Log art/insect habitat in Paulik Park ~ Photo Jill Wright
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, 7pm to 9pm.
2021 Membership fees:
Single: $15 Family: $20 Key Activities: - all 2021 meetings and large gatherings have been cancelled until further notice due to coronavirus
Monthly meetings - expert speakers, door prizes, gardening advice, social interaction, parlour shows to display members's flowers, vegetables and arrangements (Zoom meetings in the interim)
Annual Mother's Day Plant Sale - held at the South Arm United Church
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
Growers Delight - works to improve soil damaged by chafer beetle, new seedings, transplanting. Richmond Garden Club members receive a 15% discount with code: ACTIVATOR15. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2021 Richmond Garden Club Board of Directors
Richmond Garden Club executive:
Lynda Pasacreta, President Jasmine Chou, Vice President Janice Lake, Treasurer Margaret Sherwood, Secretary David Ridout, Laybee Wu 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 Karen Hakansson, Jennifer Morgan, Kate Herring Plant Sales Gary Lake/Lynda Pasacreta, Communications Gail Stoltz, Jill Wright Member's Garden Tour/tea Maria Braungart, Advertising Sales Jill Wright Meet and Greet Brenda Burtnick, Joyce Novick, Dellrae Butler Raffle Prize Draw Karen Hakansson, Sharon Calvert, Mae Myesaki, Ruby Hayashi, Lynda Walsh, Steveston Boardwalk Maria Silva - Refreshments