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Return to this page for updated information regarding upcoming PNWPEPS events and Society news. If you have any questions regarding events, please do not hesitate to email us at

Note: All 2021 general meetings in Vancouver, held in the Cedar Room at VanDusen Gardens, have been cancelled until we hear otherwise from VanDusen. There is no admission charge for meetings (once they resume) and all are welcome. Later meeting dates have been booked for 2021, but these are provisional, dependent on the pandemic situation at the time and VanDusen re-opening its venues.

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Important update on Society physical events

As of July 1st we are able to run physical events (assuming Covid doesn't resurge). We expect to be be able to run our September and November meeting at VanDusen, but have yet to receive confirmation from the Gardens. The summer social will be on. at John Brimacombe's garden in Vancouver on August 8th (see below).

Although social interactions were reduced during the pandemic, there were also advantages. Many members found travel to VanDusen meetings difficult or impossible, and our Zoom experience has allowed our wider membership be able to participate. We expect our new model will include both physical and online meetings, perhaps both at the same time. More details will be posted here as they become available.

Hardy Palm International (HPI) issue #106

Our coordinating editor Charlie Warburton is compiling articles for the next issue, possibly ready by mid year. If you have an article that you want to submit, we'd love to hear from you! For details, please email Charlie.

Our Hardypalm website and Facebook pages.

Brian Steven has been working on updating our Facebook presence, and it now displays information as well as photos from some of our member's gardens. Click here to go to the page.

Virtual Garden Tour 2021

With the success of last year's virtual tour we are running it again in 2021. Pam Murphy's competence at organizing last year's tour means she's coordinating it again in 2021!

Members who wish to particpate should consider taking pictures of their gardens in all seasons, whenever the lighting or interesting events present themselves. Members have received updates from Pam about the submission process and we expect to go public about July 15th so if you want to have your garden on display, don't delay! Time is running out.

Summer Social Sunday August 8th

After a year's hiatus the potluck social is on again, to be held in John and Urve's Vancouver garden. Members should have received an email with details.If you are a member and did not receive the email, please contact Charlie.











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