Entries by Susan Murray

Shade Structure

Thanks very much to members, Ross Williams, Graham Laine, Pat Mobberley and Ken Steele of the DHGCTS Plant Propagation and Plant Sales group who completed construction of the new shade house at Darts Nursery June 30. The entire project from design, cost estimation, materials purchase and construction was done by Group members.  Sturdy pressure treated […]

Darts Hill Garden Park Virtual Tour

This spring, since the garden was closed due to Covid 19 the DHGCTS was asked by the City of Surrey (COS) Partners in Parks to help produce a virtual tour of the garden. It was a fun project, taking all day to video Ken Warren and Susan Murray talking about the Darts and the plants […]

Media Release – Darts Hill Garden Park carefully reopens for the season

Starting this week, Darts Hill Garden Park reopens with new protocols to ensure community safety as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Now open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., visitors will need to pre-register for a 1.5-hour time slot. Registrations times will be available every thirty minutes. Final entrance time will […]

Videography in Darts Hill Garden Park

On May 15, 2020 Ken Warren, DHGP technician, Lauren Crosby, COS Partnersin Parks and Glen Chua, COS Marketing videographer plus Susan Murrayfrom the Darts Hill Garden Conservancy Trust Society spent the day inDarts Hill Garden Park shooting a video to share on social media in thecoming weeks. The history of garden, the wonderful plants in […]

Spring Arrival of Bees at Darts Hill Garden Park

April 22, 2020 marked the arrival of honeybees once again in Darts Hill Garden Park. The folks from the Honeybee Centre placed a hive of 30,000 honeybees in the Honeybee garden in the Maple Meadow on a rainy Wednesday afternoon. The honeybees at Darts Hill Garden Park are very productive and produce an excellent quantity […]

Closure of Darts Hill Garden Park until May 31, 2020

As we follow the direction of our Provincial Health Authority. Dr. Bonnie Henry, it is clear that social distancing is key to containing the transmission of the virus.  Due to COVID-19, Darts Hill Garden Park will remain closed until MAY 31, 2020. MAY Garden Strolls, garden tours, member’s days, plant sales, work parties, workshops, and […]

Closure of Darts Hill Garden Park until April 30, 2020

At this time, it is imperative that we follow the direction of our Provincial Health Authority. Dr. Bonnie Henry has been clear that social distancing is key to containing the transmission of the virus.  For that reason, due to COVID-19, Darts Hill Garden Park is closed until April 30, 2020. April Garden Strolls, garden tours, […]

Chair’s Report regarding the DHGCT Society’s 2020 AGM

The Darts Hill Garden Conservancy Trust Society’s (DHGCTS) 2020 AGM was held on Saturday March 7.  Treasurer Ron Fawcett presented the budget for 2020 which was approved by the membership. As in the preceding year, the Society’s 2019 total revenues significantly exceeded 2019 disbursements. 2020 Board elections were held and Ron Fawcett (DHGCTS Treasurer) was […]

Grant Funding Approved for Marketing of Darts Hill Garden Park Book

The DHGCTS was successful in their recent application to the City of Surrey Cultural Grant Program and will receive a $3,000 grant to aid in marketing the book, “A Secret Garden: the Story of Darts Hill Garden Park” in 2020. Surrey City Council met on Monday January 27, 2020 and approved the recommendations for grant […]