Take part in these summertime events held at the Derek Doubleday Arboretum Demonstration Garden.

Workshop: Living Zero Waste

Wednesday, July 10, 6:30 ‒ 8:00pm

Free. RSVP required by Wednesday, July 3.

Make small, mindful changes in ways that work for you. Learn about eliminating or reducing to-go and unnecessary single-use plastics in your daily life, and learn how to make your own reusable items. Participants will leave with a homemade beeswax wrap.


Picnics in the Park

Saturday, July 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm

No registration required; RSVP appreciated if you are bringing a large group.

Bring a picnic and join us for a garden outing, including garden tours and fun activities for the whole family. Some BBQ and snacks will be available by donation.


Workshop: DIY Soaps and Natural Cleaning Products

Tuesday, July 30, 6:30 ‒ 8:00pm

Free. RSVP required by Tuesday, July 23.

Learn the basics of making your own soaps and cleaning products. Each participant will take home a bar of soap and bottle of all-purpose cleaner.


Workshop: Gardening through the Winter

Wednesday, August 7, 6:30 ‒ 8:00pm

Free. RSVP required by Wednesday, July 31.

Get ready for winter by planting a winter vegetable garden! Planning is essential for productive food growing through the winter. Learn how to plan and prepare your garden, how to choose varieties, manage the climate, and the difference between winter crops and over-wintering crops.


Workshop: Garden Salves and Balms

Saturday, August 17, 10:30am ‒ 12:00pm

Free. RSVP required by Friday, August 9.

Learn what you can use from your garden to make your own salves and balms. In this hands-on workshop, learn the basics on how to make your own plant-infused products and take home a sample!


Blackberry Bake-Off and Open House                                       

Thursday, August 22, 12:00 - 3:00pm

This popular annual tradition continues! For details, visit Blackberry Bake-off


Workshop: Wild Edible Foraging

Saturday, September 14, 10:30am ‒ 12:30pm

Free. RSVP required by Friday, September 6.

Join herbalist Diana Munday, aka Mrs. Localvore, on an exploration of the healing plants that grow wild in our community. Learn how to make your own elderberry syrup for cold and flu season and take a jar home with you.


For events that require registration, contact the Langley Environmental Partners Society (LEPS) at 604-546-0344 or garden@leps.bc.ca.

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