Vancouver Island Heather Society
Vancouver Island Heather Society

Vancouver Island Heather Society

Monthly Meetings: 2017 February/March/April/May/June/September/October/November/


Our various activities include visiting members and public gardens

For more details:

Contact: Earl Jenstad, VIHS president,

Upcoming activities:


 November 1 - Wednesday, AGM at 1:00 pm.

                           Home of Elaine.


December 6 -  Wednesday, Christmas lunch.


Past activities:  


April 5 -  Tour of  C&C Growers-  sedums, succulents and  exotic greenhouse.  

                   The sedums and succulents  were beautiful  and  thanks to  Nat for

                   giving us insight into their growing and care.

                  Lunch was enjoyed at HCP along with a rainy tour of the Heather

                  garden.  Thanks to David


April 29 the Heather Society had an information booth at the

                    Cowichan Valley Garden Fair.   Thanks to those who stopped by

                    our booth to view the posters and posing questions.  Was a successful

                     event for us and the CVRS.  We all managed to buy some plants as well. 


June 7  - Wednesday, Tour Wild Flower Preserve at  Honeymoon Bay

                  Great lunch at March Meadows.



Sept 13 -  Wednesday   10:30, Visit to Dinter's Nursery. Very interesting info

                     session by Angela & Liz.  We are biting at the bit now for new plants  

                     available  in the spring of 2018.    Followed by

                   a very enjoyable lunch and comradiere at Pioneer House Rest.

                   Short meeting and Birthday Greeting to Michael K. 



Oct 14 -   "How to Attract Pollinators to your  Garden.  Feature speaker was

                  Ted Leischner. A very interesting overview on the conern 

                    over the reduction in the bee population and how we can help.







Welcome to the Vancouver Island Heather Society website. 


Upcoming fall activities :

 Board meeting at Heather's on

Thurs, Oct 19  1:45


AGM coming up Nov 1

looking for volunteers for  2018 :  on the board and exec.


Reserve  Dec 6  for our annual Christmas lunch  - details later