Over the last two years many new gardeners have discovered the delight of a personal green retreat. Whether you are a gardening expert or the proud owner of a balcony jungle, the Mill Bay Community Flower and Garden Show is a terrific springboard for the summer gardening season.
Help Support Local Charities
Looking for something practical? Or whimsical? Bid on exciting items donated by local artisans, sponsors, businesses and club members. The Silent Auction benefits both local charities and the Mill Bay Garden Club bursary, which supports local students aspiring to careers in agricultural and horticultural studies.
Shop at Our Garden Market
Stroll through our outdoor market and shop for the plants, flowers and garden paraphernalia you need to take your personal paradise to the next level.
Enjoy Yummy Food
You can depend on the volunteers from the South Cowichan Healthcare Auxiliary for the best Strawberry Tea ever! The Auxiliary supports such worthwhile causes as our local Hospice, Cowichan District Hospital and the Cairnsmore Place retirement home.
Learn More About Gardening
When to plant dahlias? Are fuchsias winter hardy? Is there a yellow rhododendron? Ask our Master Gardeners any question you may have – from soil to seeds to shrubs. Browse our Gardening Book Sale for more answers and inspiration!
Admire the Exhibits: Perfect Vision
Roses, peonies, ferns, hostas and more – the glorious winners of dozens of classes will be on display. Vote for the best and most creative designs in such whimsical classes as “Bees’ Knees” and “Rose Coloured Glasses” to help decide the People’s Choice Award.
Are You Interested in Exhibiting?
Do you have a breathtaking Austin rose? A perfect heuchera? Or perhaps you would like to take the “Bees’ Knees” challenge. Exhibitors Guide brochures are available at Mill Bay Thrifty Foods, Cobble Hill Country Grocer, or in Duncan at Buckerfield’s, Dinter Nursery, Shar Care and The Old Farm Market, or online at http://www.millbaygardenclub.com/show.