We are a member society of the North American Heather Society.
Our Heather Society has been active since 1991. Our Members are from Southern Vancouver Island with members coming from Victoria all the way north to Nanaimo as well as members from the Gulf Islands. Our club meets monthly and also sponsors some special events and Heather sales. View the Constitution of the Vancouver Island Heather Society
Executive Officers for 2018:
President : Earl Jenstad
Vice President : Marilyn Day
Treasurer: Heather Schyf
Secretary: Randy Bouchard
Members at Large: Sharon Martin, Norma Dirom, Joyce Prothero, Ken Hegler
Publicity: Norma Dirom
Website: Heather Schyf
Appointment of other positions:
Membership: Brenda Crockford
Library: Randy Bouchard
Hospitality: Ken Hegler
Sunshine: Ken Hegler
Program: Shirley Cooke / Earl Jenstad\
Develop list and order plants:-Earl Jenstad ,
Manage day of Sale-- to be determined
Develop kits-- --Sharon Marten, Publicity: Norma Dirom
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The Society has been involved in the establishment of a number of other gardens containing heather displays. The most recent one is at the Sylvan Church on Shawnigan Mill Bay Road. It celebrates the life of Ina McDowell, one of our founding members who was also well known and loved in the community.
Welcome to the Vancouver Island Heather Society website.
The Society has rescheduled the annual heather sale to March of 2022. Looking for heathers? please go to your local nursery(s). If we can be of help in determining which heathers would work best in your garden please contact us.
Summer 2021 get together see activities
See Activities Page for