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505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
250-479-6162 http://hcp.ca

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June 2017

Grow your Own Cut Flower Garden Workshop – Summer

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Eiddwen Thomas The Summer workshop is part of a seasonal four-part series on Growing Your Own Cut Flower Garden. Each class can be taken on its own or as part of the series. In the glorious month of June you will learn about what can be cut now from your garden. The instructor will be talking about roses and peonies along with other flowers for cutting. Participants are also invited to bring examples of what is presently blooming in…

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Picnic in the Garden

June 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Our annual summer Picnic in the Garden has returned! Last Wednesday of every month: May 31, June 28, July 26, and August 30.

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July 2017

Plant Identification & Culture Workshops

July 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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With Diane Pierce One Saturday a month 1pm - 4pm  Jan 21, Feb 18, March 18, April 29, May 27, June 17, July 15, August 19, Sept 16, Oct 21, Nov 18, Dec 2 Learn all about plants with Diane Pierce, expert gardener, designer and writer. Diane will introduce you to 25 newplants in each session. You will learn Latin & common names, plant descriptions, cultural requirements, general maintenance and landscape uses. This is an ongoing course & can be…

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Garden Arts Camp – July 24 to 28

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Kids love to explore nature. The Gardens at HCP provide endless exploration and natural materials to create keepsakes & art. Each day we will go on a scavenger hunt to explore a different part of the garden and create beautiful and practical pieces to take home, including planters, weavings and more!  All materials are supplied for the activities. No discounts apply. Date: July 24 - July 28 (Monday to Friday) Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Age: 5 to 11…

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Picnic in the Garden

July 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Our annual summer Picnic in the Garden has returned! Last Wednesday of every month: May 31, June 28, July 26, and August 30.

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August 2017

Plant Identification & Culture Workshops

August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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With Diane Pierce One Saturday a month 1pm - 4pm  Jan 21, Feb 18, March 18, April 29, May 27, June 17, July 15, August 19, Sept 16, Oct 21, Nov 18, Dec 2 Learn all about plants with Diane Pierce, expert gardener, designer and writer. Diane will introduce you to 25 newplants in each session. You will learn Latin & common names, plant descriptions, cultural requirements, general maintenance and landscape uses. This is an ongoing course & can be…

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Pesticide Applicator License Course and Exam

August 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Pesticide Applicator License Course Dates: Course: August 14 + 21 9:00 am - 4:30 pm Exam: August 24, 9 am - 12 pm Information: The cost for the course with books is $400 and without books is $280. Exam only is $110. To sign up and pay for the course, you can phone in to pay via credit card, pay via e-transfer ([email protected]) or pay in person.

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Pesticide Applicator License Exam

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Pesticide Applicator License Course Dates: Course: August 14 + 21 9:00 am - 4:30 pm Exam: August 24, 9 am - 12 pm (Exam) Information: The cost for the course with books is $400 and without books is $280. Exam only is $110. To sign up and pay for the course, you can phone in to pay via credit card, pay via e-transfer ([email protected]) or pay in person.

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Arts & Music In the Gardens

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 27, 2017

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Now in its 23rd year Arts & Music in the Gardens is one of the most well-loved festivals in Victoria, BC. Featuring three stages and up to fifty artists you will enjoy wonderful creative, local talents. Set with the backdrop of nine acres of demonstration gardens you will have the opportunity to explore as well as be entertained. Information for Artists and Musicians: We are recruiting artists and musicians for 2017 Arts & Music in the Gardens. This year we have…

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Arts & Music In the Gardens

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 27, 2017

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Now in its 23rd year Arts & Music in the Gardens is one of the most well-loved festivals in Victoria, BC. Featuring three stages and up to fifty artists you will enjoy wonderful creative, local talents. Set with the backdrop of nine acres of demonstration gardens you will have the opportunity to explore as well as be entertained. Information for Artists and Musicians: We are recruiting artists and musicians for 2017 Arts & Music in the Gardens. This year we have…

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Picnic in the Garden

August 30 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Our annual summer Picnic in the Garden has returned! Last Wednesday of every month: May 31, June 28, July 26, and August 30.

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September 2017

Kids Garden Club

September 9 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Once a month we meet for seasonal gardening activities in our very own JMG Garden Plot! Our growing season starts early, and there is always lots to do!! When the weather is not quite ideal, we can work indoors to start seeds, learn to propagate plants, plan our home gardens, build trellising, and lots more. When the weather cooperates, we spend every minute creating garden beds, amending soil, mulching, planting, weeding, staking, and watering! These are great skills to get…

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Plant Identification & Culture Workshops

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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With Diane Pierce One Saturday a month 1pm - 4pm  Jan 21, Feb 18, March 18, April 29, May 27, June 17, July 15, August 19, Sept 16, Oct 21, Nov 18, Dec 2 Learn all about plants with Diane Pierce, expert gardener, designer and writer. Diane will introduce you to 25 new plants in each session. You will learn Latin & common names, plant descriptions, cultural requirements, general maintenance and landscape uses. This is an ongoing course & can…

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The Art of Bonsai – Winter Care

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Mark Paterson Come learn the art of bonsai with Mark Paterson, President of the Vancouver Island Bonsai Society. This is the third of a three part series and can be taken independently. Bonsai, and most plants, can use a little extra love late in the year.  Come to class to trim and refine your bonsai that has been growing all year.  If you need to create a bonsai or repot your bonsai we can do that this class too.  But we will also focus on…

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College Information Session

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Thinking about a career in horticulture? Our next full-time Horticulture Certificate Program starts in January 2018. Learn about the program and the application process, see the gardens and bring all your questions to our information session on September 25, 2017, 6pm @ The Gardens at HCP. Registration is preferred, but drop-ins are welcome. To register, please email [email protected]    

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October 2017

Backyard Beekeeping Workshop: The First Year

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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With Gordon Mackay The interest and popularity of this wonderful craft is increasing every year. It is very important to become familiarized with the hive and the honey bee before you get your bees to maximize your chance of success.  This workshop will focus on the beginner beekeeper who is planning on setting up a hive in the spring of 2018, or for those that have had bees for a year. If you attended our Spring Backyard Beekeeping course with…

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Kids Garden Club

October 7 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Once a month we meet for seasonal gardening activities in our very own JMG Garden Plot! Our growing season starts early, and there is always lots to do!! When the weather is not quite ideal, we can work indoors to start seeds, learn to propagate plants, plan our home gardens, build trellising, and lots more. When the weather cooperates, we spend every minute creating garden beds, amending soil, mulching, planting, weeding, staking, and watering! These are great skills to get…

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Herbs for Immune Health Workshop

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Lily Fawn The Fall and Winter brings on the cold and flu season. This workshop introduces medicinal herbs that are effective for boosting the immune system, treating colds naturally and speeding up recovery time. Building a natural home medicine chest is a good starting point from which to explore the uses of natural medicines and their effects on your family. We will discuss the basics, what remedies to have on hand and how to use them. You will also…

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Plant Identification & Culture Workshops

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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With Diane Pierce One Saturday a month 1pm - 4pm  Jan 21, Feb 18, March 18, April 29, May 27, June 17, July 15, August 19, Sept 16, Oct 21, Nov 18, Dec 2 Learn all about plants with Diane Pierce, expert gardener, designer and writer. Diane will introduce you to 25 new plants in each session. You will learn Latin & common names, plant descriptions, cultural requirements, general maintenance and landscape uses. This is an ongoing course & can…

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November 2017

Kids Garden Club

November 4 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Once a month we meet for seasonal gardening activities in our very own JMG Garden Plot! Our growing season starts early, and there is always lots to do!! When the weather is not quite ideal, we can work indoors to start seeds, learn to propagate plants, plan our home gardens, build trellising, and lots more. When the weather cooperates, we spend every minute creating garden beds, amending soil, mulching, planting, weeding, staking, and watering! These are great skills to get…

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Plant Identification & Culture Workshops

November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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With Diane Pierce One Saturday a month 1pm - 4pm  Jan 21, Feb 18, March 18, April 29, May 27, June 17, July 15, August 19, Sept 16, Oct 21, Nov 18, Dec 2 Learn all about plants with Diane Pierce, expert gardener, designer and writer. Diane will introduce you to 25 new plants in each session. You will learn Latin & common names, plant descriptions, cultural requirements, general maintenance and landscape uses. This is an ongoing course & can…

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December 2017

Kids Garden Club

December 2 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Once a month we meet for seasonal gardening activities in our very own JMG Garden Plot! Our growing season starts early, and there is always lots to do!! When the weather is not quite ideal, we can work indoors to start seeds, learn to propagate plants, plan our home gardens, build trellising, and lots more. When the weather cooperates, we spend every minute creating garden beds, amending soil, mulching, planting, weeding, staking, and watering! These are great skills to get…

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Plant Identification & Culture Workshops

December 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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With Diane Pierce One Saturday a month 1pm - 4pm  Jan 21, Feb 18, March 18, April 29, May 27, June 17, July 15, August 19, Sept 16, Oct 21, Nov 18, Dec 2 Learn all about plants with Diane Pierce, expert gardener, designer and writer. Diane will introduce you to 25 new plants in each session. You will learn Latin & common names, plant descriptions, cultural requirements, general maintenance and landscape uses. This is an ongoing course & can…

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