Mother's Day Musical Garden Tour - Victoria

The Victoria Conservatory of Music is excited to have in-person garden tours back and this is the 40th anniversary of its Mother’s Day Musical Garden Tour.

They have planned two two special fundraising events:
• The Mother’s Day Musical Garden Tour, May 7 & 8, and
• Making the Modern Garden Speakers Night, May 7.

Mother’s Day Musical Garden Tour - Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8

Celebrate Mother’s Day, beautiful spring gardens, live music, and being together for the first time in 2 years.

This Mother’s Day weekend, stroll through Victoria’s most beautiful spring gardens while enjoying music from students and faculty of the Victoria Conservatory of Music.

Two-day passes are $40 (plus service fees, depending on point of purchase) and include exclusive access to 10 spectacular private gardens, 1 public garden, and their ‘Amazing Plant Sale’!

It’s a great way to celebrate Mother’s Day while supporting the VCM’s efforts to keep music education, performance and wellness thriving in Victoria

Making the Modern Garden
An expert gardener speakers event
about West Coast Gardening in a changing world

Saturday, May 7 at 7pm in Alix Goolden Hall

The Canadian Garden Council has proclaimed 2022 as “Canada’s Year of the Garden” and they are proud to celebrate with this new event for their 40th annual Garden Tour fundraiser.

This special fundraiser for the Victoria Conservatory of Music will feature three expert gardeners and guests will be able to ask questions and enjoy an evening of celebration of Victoria’s vibrant gardening culture. Presentations include:

  • Hot New Plants: Cutting Edge Garden Plants for Cutting Edge Gardens
    Gary Lewis, Owner of Phoenix Perennials

  • Irises for the Climate Change Garden
    Dr. Richard Joseph Hebda, President of the BC Iris Society

  • Cracks and Crevices: A Bold Aesthetic for Adventurous Gardeners
    Paul Spriggs, Co-author of “The Crevice Garden”

For more information on the individual gardens that will be visited and/or to order tickets, please click here:

Making the Modern Garden Tickets, Sat, 7 May 2022 at 7:00 PM | Eventbrite

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