Rose meeting. The Mid Island Rose Society will meet on Monday, Oct. 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the North Nanaimo Library on Hammond Bay Road in Nanaimo. More information at 250-390-2805.
Winter pruning. Russell Nursery, 1370 Wain Rd. in North Saanich, is offering workshops on Winter Pruning of Trees and Shrubs with Noah Alexander, a professional arborist, on the following dates and times: Saturday, Oct. 20, at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 27, at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 3, at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Cost is $20 plus GST. The workshops will cover general pruning theory and practice, with demonstrations. Register by email at email@example.com or by phone: 250-656-0384. Please provide your phone number when registering.
Wreath making. Some of the holiday wreathmaking classes, beginning in late November at Russell Nursery, are already full. For a list of dates and times of the remaining 14 classes, go to russellnursery.com/classes.