Entries by Susan Murray

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 […]

Crafted Siberian Elm Wood Bowl

On November 18, 2019, Keith Ruttan of KC’s Woodcraft presented the DHGCTS with a wonderful gift. Mr. Ruttan and several other members of the Fraser Valley Wood Turners Guild, received trunk rounds of the Siberian Elm (Ulmus pumila) which failed July 30, 2018 in Darts Hill Garden Park. Mr. Rutan, an expert crafter, created a beautiful […]

Dec 7/8, 2019 – Christmas Wreath Workshop

Explore your creativity using a mix of foliage from Darts Hill Garden Park to create your own unique Christmas wreath with Sharon Lawson. The workshop includes some foliage from the garden with festive refreshments. Participants must bring secateurs or sharp scissors and a pair of gloves. Bring your own wreath making supplies or purchase from […]

Sept 14/15, 2019 – View From the Garden: Photography Workshop

Come join us for a two-day garden photography workshop. Think about garden scenes in advance. Tell a story. Lead the viewer into the scenes and say something about the mood or character of the garden. The instructor, Scarlet Black (MFA), is an artist photographer best known for her garden photography and impressionist motion blur photographs. […]

July 31 Book Launch Event

Darts Hill Garden, with its spectacular flowers, exceptional foliage and sun-dappled paths, is a wonderful place to enjoy a sunny afternoon. A highlight of this years’ summer will be the official launch of “A Secret Garden: The Story of Darts Hill Garden Park” on Wednesday July 31 from 3- 5 pm. Meet the author, get […]

July 31 Sounds of Summer

Attend the free music concert offered through the City of Surrey’s popular Sounds of Summer series featuring the Big Band sound of the Bruce James Orchestra. From 6:30pm to 8pm with gates open at 5pm, no pets.