member’s blogs:
Derrick Ditchburn, Dereila Nature Inn
SVSeekins, a Garden Variety Life

other local garden clubs:
Vancouver Island Bonsai Club 
Victoria Cactus & Succulent Society 
Victoria Chrysanthemum Society – –  on facebook at :
Victoria Dahlia Society
Victoria Floral Artists Guild 
Gordon Head Garden Club  – on facebook at:
Gorge Tillicum Urban Farmers
Victoria Hardy Plant Group
Victoria Lily Society

Mill Bay Garden Club
Native Plant Study Group
Victoria Orchid Society
Peninsula Garden Club
Vancouver Island Rock and Alpine Society
Victoria Rhododendron Society
Saltspring Island garden Club
Sooke Garden Club
Victoria Horticultural Society
Vic West Food Security Collective 

gardens to visit:
TLC,s Abkhazi Gardens
HCP’s Glendale Gardens
Government House Gardens 
RRU’s Hatley Park Gardens
Uvic’s Finnerty Gardens
Welland Orchard

other links of interest:
Garry Oak Ecosystem Recovery Team
Greater Victoria Compost Education Centre
Habitat Acquisition Trust
Horticultural Centre of the Pacific
Island Pollinator Initiative, Pollinator Steward Webinar Series
Native Plant Salvage Program, Saanich
Polinator Conservation Resources – Pacific Northwest Region
Pulling Together, Saanich
Seedy Saturday (Victoria)
Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary often hosts free workshops on gardening with native plants

Victoria Master Gardener Association

plant info & identification:
UBC Botanical Gardens, botany photo of the day:
Great Plant Picks for maritime Pacific Northwest gardens
Washington State University, Horticultural Myths 
California Dept. of Water Resources – Water Use Classification of Landscape Species (WUCOLS)
Missouri Botanical Garden plant finder
Royal Horticultural Society plant selector

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updated Feb.8, 2022