Alpine Garden Club of British columbia
The Alpine Garden Club (AGCBC) has approximately 250 members in 16 countries, half of whom live in British Columbia, Canada, the remainder reside in other parts of North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.
The objectives of our club are:
- To promote the propagation and display of plants suitable for the alpine garden and alpine house, rare and unusual species of hardy plants, trees, shrubs and ferns, plants suitable for the art of bonsai.
- To promote an interest in the native plants of British Columbia and their preservation.
PLANT OF THE MONTH: penstemon uintahensis
This tiny Penstemon is endemic to the Uinta Mountains in eastern Utah where it grows at high elevations. An exquisite alpine plant!
Pink Mountain Biodiversity RESEARCH Initiative
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ATTEND AN ALPINE GARDEN CLUB MEETING
Meetings of the Alpine Garden Club of BC are usually held on the second Wednesday of the month at VanDusen Gardens, Floral Hall, 37th and Oak, Vancouver. Doors open at 7:00.
The AGCBC meeting starts at 7:30 with a short business meeting followed by a pot show, coffee and treats, speaker’s presentation and raffle (raffle table contributions generously donated by our members)
Dart Hills Garden
In the spring of 2012, a combined work party of the AGCBC and the Darts Hill Conservancy Trust society completed renovation of an alpine garden bed at Darts Hill Garden.read more...