Adapting Our Gardens to Climate Change

Vancouver Island will be greatly affected by our changing climate. Master Gardener Jo-Ann Canning will discuss some of the municipal and regional initiates, and how the home gardener can keep their yards thriving by using some practical and proven techniques. She will review water-wise tips, cultivar selection, and hardscape installations that will mitigate the impact of climate change.

This is a FREE seminar. *Please register in advance by clicking on the REGISTER button, by calling 250-753-1154, or emailing*

About the Instructor: 

Jo-Ann Canning volunteers, teaches and speaks on sustainable gardening. Her practical approach is based on 20+ years gardening on Vancouver Island, Nova Scotia, the American Southwest and the UK. She has taught at clubs, horticultural societies, VIU, and Van Dusen Botanical Garden. Her articles and photographs have appeared in Canadian and USA magazines, and on the MGABC website.

About VIMGA:

The Vancouver Island Master Gardeners Association (VIMGA) is a chapter of the Master Gardeners Association, an international service society of specially trained volunteers who teach science-based sustainable gardening practices to home gardeners. VIMGA is one of the 5 chapters in the British Columbia Association and partnering with the Victoria chapter, specializes in the stewardship of Vancouver Island’s unique environment.

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