The Home Gardening Series: Presented by VBGA & Vancouver Master Gardeners (Online)


Weekly from January 10th to March 28th from 6:30pm to 9pm

This wide-ranging 10-session series is the ultimate opportunity to expand your home gardening knowledge through lectures from some of Southern BC’s most highly regarded gardening experts, covering an array of relevant topics for beginner and seasoned gardeners alike. Participants in the Home Gardening Series will have this unique opportunity to audit select Master Gardener Basic Training lectures on gardening fundamentals.

Topics and presenters include:

Date Topic Presenter
January 10 Botany Laura Caddy
January 17 Soil, Growing Media, Nutrition Teresa Porter
January 24 Herbaceous Plants Ben Stormes
January 27 Woody Plants Janis Matson
February 7 Site-Specific Gardening Ben Stormes
February 14 Berries and Small Fruit Laurelle Oldford-Down
February 21 Growing Vegetables Linda Gilkeson
February 28 Pruning Andrew MacLellan
March 7 Propagation Maria Valana
March 28 Gardening and Climate Change Linda Gilkeson

Read a detailed description of individual sessions here

View instructor biographies here



Note: Please note that this is a small segment of the full Master Gardener training course. Visit the website for more information about the formal Master Gardener Basic Training program: