The Victoria Horticultural Society was established in 1921 in Victoria, British Columbia, where we are privileged to enjoy one of the world’s finest gardening climates.

Company details

Box 5081, Station B , Victoria , British Columbia V8R 6N3 Canada

Locations Served

Business Type:
Professional association
Industry Type:
Agriculture - Horticulture
Market Focus:
Nationally (across the country)

The Victoria Horticultural Society was established in 1921 in Victoria, British Columbia, where we are privileged to enjoy one of the world’s finest gardening climates.

Objectives

The VHS is a non-profit organization whose objectives are:

  • To collect and diffuse information on all topics relating to horticulture
  • To stimulate the knowledge and love of horticulture
  • To co-operate and/or affiliate with other horticultural organizations

Monthly Meetings

  • First Tuesday of each month except January and August at 7:30 p.m. at the Garth Homer Centre, 813 Darwin Ave, Saanich. (Extra parking at Saanich Municipal Hall parking lot.) Sales at the Plant Stall and most workshops begin before the meeting at 6:30 p.m.

Most members come early to take advantage of:

  • Bargains at the Plant Stall
  • Observing or participating in occasional pre-meeting workshops
  • Exchanging books and magazines at the Library
  • Buying Tickets for upcoming events
  • Renewing their membership
  • Socializing with friends and meeting new gardeners

Meetings include:

  • VHS business matters
  • Lucky draw for donated plants
  • Coffee and tea break
  • Your questions answered by Master Gardeners
  • Featured speaker
  • Parlour Show

Special Meetings:

  • VHS Plant Sale – speciality nurseries and individual members offer their plants for sale. There are always some wonderful surprises! Held in April or May.
  • December is a Social Gathering – an opportunity to meet and mingle with other enthusiastic member-gardeners.