Monthly Meetings

2023 Meetings

Our Christmas Part is on December 12 at 6:00 pm at the Centennial Lode in Queesn Park. Members and invited guests only.

Next meeting is Februay 8 at 7:00pm and will be at our usual place - Centennial Lodge in Queens Park .

Speaker: TBA 


Our Meetings Are Held Here

Centennial Lodge in Queens Park

3rd Avenue, New Westminster, BC V3L 1L7


7:00 pm Meeting begins - Club business
7:30 pm Tea/Refreshments
7:45 pm Draw
9:00 pm Meeting ends
If you need to leave before closing comments, please do so as quietly as possible.

A Gentle Reminder
Our meetings, with the except of the month we run the Showbench, are scent free. Due to allergies we ask members and guests to please leave fragrances (perfumes, and other scented products) at home.

A blast from the past...

Our brochure. A little outdated, but mostly still valid! Hopefully this will be updated soon!

Speaker Lineup 2023

Feb -  Seed Saving - Siri Van Gruen – Farm Folk City Folk

Mar – Botanus – Pamela Dangelmaier & Elke Wehinger – Create a Sumer Bulb Spectacular

Apr – Soil Science - Rainer Macalalag 

May 8 – Cancelled

July 11 – Flower Fairies, Anna, Sherri and Trudy - NWHS

August 8 – Bees – Mathew Young, Alveole – The Native Bees in Your Garden

June 13 - Urban Forests & Climate Change - Edward Nichol, Regional Planner MetroVancouver

September 12– Queen’s Park Rose Garden Rejuvenation – Claude LeDoux

October 10 - Gardening with Native Plants for Wildlife and Pollinators” Josh Thompson is the owner of PlanBee Native Plant Nursery in Langley, BC. 

November 14 – Conway Lung - Common Problems with Festive Plants for the Holidays

December 12 – Christmas Party – members and invited guests only

Membership Information

Join the club at any one of our meetings. We meet the second Tuesday of the month (except January) at the Centennial Lodge in Queens Park, just below the picnic site.

No meeting in January;, Christmas Party in December. Regular meetings with speakers all other months.

Annual Fee: $20 (renewed in February)

If you are unable to attend, you can mail a cheque to our postal address:
New Westminster Horticultural Society
Box 392, 104 - 1015 Columbia Street
New Westminster, BC, V3M 6V3.

Individual Meeting Drop-in: $5

For further information, please email us at

Plant Sale Table

We will have an in-club Plant Sale Table with plants & garden related items every month with exception of December.

Simple guidelines:

  • Pot-up desirable healthy plants from your garden.
  • Label each pot—a simple label will do.
  • Bring the plants (or tools) to Centennial Lodge early, before the start of the meeting. Deliver them to the person in charge of the sale table.
  • We will price the plants.
  • When you shop, be generous. Our prices are the suggested minimum.

MontHly To Do List

It's March! Time to start planting, pruning and fertilizing. You will find a monthly list of gardening tips and "to dos" appropriate for every time of the year.

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Our other events include the spring plant sale, a summer garden tour and picnic, bring-and-share and year-end dinner.

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Gardening Tips

Here we share our hand picked gardeing tips, from how to keep dirt from getting under your nails to how to deal with pests organically.

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No meeting in January; Christmas Party in December. Regular meetings with a Speaker all other months.

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