Creating Climate Change Gardens: A Special Role for Irises

Richard Hebda

On March 16th, 2019, Richard J. Hebda, BC Iris Society’s President, gave a talk about climate change and irises at our Annual General Meeting. We are happy to present it again here. Creating climate change gardens and the special role of Irises An illustrated lecture presented by Richard Hebda, BC Iris Society President, Curator Emeritus, … Read more

AGM and Illustrated Lecture

Notice of Annual General Meeting Meeting Agenda 10 am – refreshments served Welcome and approval of agenda Minutes of 2018 AGM – March 24, 2018 Business Arising a) Spring 2019 BCIS Bulletin – Joyce b) Summer 2019 Rainbow Goddess Newsletter – Bill c) May 25 and 26-2019 Okanagan Garden Tour plans – Penny d) Iris … Read more

Okanagan Iris Tour

Okanagan Iris Tour

One day will be spent visiting private and public gardens in the Central section of the valley and one day will be in the North. There will be time to ramble through the Penticton Rose Garden, past the heritage SS Sicamous Steamwheeler and walk along the lakeshore to the Ikeda Japanese Garden at the Art … Read more

AIS Region 13 Spring Meeting

May 11 – 13, 2018
Salem, Oregon

Hosted by the Oregon Trail Iris Society, this year’s Region 13 Spring Meeting features everything an Iris enthusiast would like to see!

British Columbia Iris Society Iris Workshop

What a great way to spend an hour or so tomorrow! British Columbia Iris Society Iris Workshop Saturday, May 19, 18 ~ 1:00 -2:30 pm B.C. Government House gardens in beautiful Victoria, BC. The gardens are WELL WORTH touring this time of year! Meet in the lower parking lot by the sheds and tea room. … Read more

2018 Annual General Meeting – Update

If you weren’t at the BC IRIS Society Annual General Meeting on March 24th, you missed an excellent presentation from our Past President, a fellow who is often described as The Iris King of Canada. Ted has recently downsized his amazing Iris selling enterprise and gave attendees an excellent hour of his ‘favourite’ Iris of … Read more

2018 Annual General Meeting

The BC Iris Society is holding its 2018 Annual Meeting at the new Couvelier Hall at Horticulture Centre of the Pacific in Saanich at 505 Quayle Road, Victoria on Saturday, March 24, 2018, at 10 am. Our special guest speaker is none other than our esteemed past President Ted Baker who will give us the … Read more

2016 Photo Contest

2016 Photo Contest

We had 4 judges and some were having a hard time deciding the winner for our New Year Iris Photo Contest!! Here it is! This is Dangerous Mood, a Tall bearded Iris from Schreiner 2004. The picture is from the Richard N Ruth Cypher garden in Duncan and they are the winners of a complimentary membership to the … Read more

2017 Annual General Meeting

The 2017 AGM for the British Columbia Iris Society was a great success. Our speaker, Alan McMurtrie, delivered an excellent and comprehensive presentation on his role in the development of Iris Reticulata. The group welcomed new President, Richard Hebda, and all reports indicated a successful year. Members also surprised founder and tireless leader, Ted Baker, … Read more

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