Liz Stubbs Cutting Garden
The Filberg Cutting Garden has been part of Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park since its inception in 1979. In 2011 it was officially named the Liz Stubbs Cutting Garden after the long-time volunteer, former board member and avid Filberg supporter.
FESTIVE DOOR SWAGS
A Filberg tradition, handmade by our Cutting Garden volunteers. Gorgeous outdoor swag, bursting with winter greenery
and topped with high-quality ribbon. Ready to hang. Approx size 36″L x 24″W
Choose your pick-up date:
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 11 AM TO 1 PM AT THE FILBERG LODGE
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 11 AM TO 1 PM AT THE FILBERG LODGE
WINTER TABLE POSY
A delightful seasonal arrangement, nestled in a small pottery bowl is a fragrant mix of fresh evergreens, winter botanicals
set off by ribbon, and a deep red rose. Approx size 6″H x 8″W
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17, 11 AM TO 1 PM
On sale now, limited quantities. Click HERE to purchase your festive swag & posey.
History of Liz Stubbs Cutting Garden
The original idea, in 1979, of building a Cutting Garden in a sunny south-facing area of Filberg Park was the brainchild of Liz Stubbs.
Stubbs, who moved with her husband James and family to Baybrook Nut Farm, a nearby beachfront property, in the late 40s, became a neighbour and friend of the Filberg family.
Memories of those times, socializing at Grancuna, the Filberg home, included Florence Filberg’s love of her cutting garden and the superb flower arrangements that graced the lodge.
Stubbs remembers the incredible support that she and the Filberg board and volunteers received after reminiscing about those times. This included then Parks Manager Bruce Helander and staff, followed by Filberg Head Gardener Joe Pendack and, in more recent years, Park Manager Al Fraser Head Gardeners Teri Karsin and Tryna McLean. Without the generosity and enthusiasm of the Town of Comox Parks Department, this project would not have become the success it is today.
Purchase Flowers from our Cutting Garden
Our Cutting Garden is run by our volunteers and is open in late June, July, and August. Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday you can purchase unique bouquets from our flower cart by donation.
Stay tuned for all of the details on when our bouquets will be ready for purchase.