The Nanaimo Rhododendron Society

Meetings are held at 7:30pm at Beban Park Recreation Centre, 2300 Bowen Road.
Guests are welcome to attend.

Meeting Times 7:30 pm on the second Thursday of each month from September to May
Meeting Place Beban Park Recreational Centre,
2300 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, BC

Next Meeting

Thursday, September 10, 2015  7:30 PM  

Topic: Siren Song of Species Rhododendrons by Bob Zimmerman

For more detail on this and other upcoming events, go to our calendar.

If you are looking for information about rhododendrons, visit our Information Page with details about Our club library, Hailey Rhododendron Garden in Bowen Park, Rhododendron Lake, Climate, cultivation, and popular varieties.

The City has proclaimed that May is “Rhododendron Month” in Nanaimo!

Our club has purchased a banner which has been erected downtown to inform residents.

Banner adjacent to Dallas Square Park

Banner adjacent to Dallas Square Park




Closeup of banner

Closeup of banner


Thanks to all who supported our Christmas Auction

A big thank you to the following businesses who donated to our Christmas auction (click on name to visit their websites):
Art Knapp Plantland, Buckerfield’s, Cinnibar  Valley Farms, Coast Bastion Hotel, Dig This, Agrium Direct Solutions, Green Thumb Garden Centre, Long Lake Nurseries, Mackay Precast, Milner Gardens &Woodland, Sharecost Rentals & Sales, Shar-Kare Feeds and Pet Supplies, Backyard Wildbird and Nature Store, The Port Theatre, Turley’s Florist & Specialty Garden Centre and VIU Horticultural Training Centre

When you visit them, mention that you appreciate their support for our club.
Click here to read an article in the Nanaimo Daily News that quotes Jan Moles; about halfway through it mentions our auction, bursaries for VIU students and donations to the Loaves & Fishes Food Bank and to the Salvation Army.


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