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Pacific Horticulture College

The Pacific Horticulture College has been training professional gardeners since 1987. The College holds a designation certificate under the Private Training Act (B.C. Private Training Institutions Branch) and recognized by SkilledTradesBC as a designated training provider.

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Upcoming Events



Willow Chair Workshop with Andrew Kent

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pmHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

Join artisan Andrew Kent from The Willow Way for this full day workshop. In one day, with Andrew Kent's expert instruction, you can make and take home your own Bent […]



Seed Starting for Kids

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am$35.00 - Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific

As gardeners it never seems early enough to get started with seed starting. This is an inexpensive way to produce food crops, herbs and flowers, and we will explore them […]



Starting Veggies from Seed Workshop

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

with Linda Petite Learn the basics of starting your veggies from seed with Linda Petite, HCP Head Gardener. Starting seeds indoors is a rewarding and effective way to get a […]



Terrarium Gardens

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am$35.00 - Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific

Gardening with tropicals and succulents is an easy way for children to use their creativity to make these miniature gardens. We will learn about the individual needs of these interesting […]


News from the Garden

A Gardener's Guide to Embracing Permaculture

By Bethany Couture Permaculture can be challenging to define, but at its core, it is based on creating sustainable systems that mimic…

We are Hiring - Operations Manager

The Gardens at HCP ( is a public garden and place of learning in Saanich. The HCP is a non-profit society and charitable…

Meadow Making at HCP Gardens Part 2 - Fall 2023 Edition

We are pleased to report that, with the help of Pacific Horticulture College students, we were able to plant the native plant meadow…

Donate your Holiday Greens!

The holidays are nearing and soon it will be time for Wreath Making Classes at the HCP. We aim to have over 280 participants signed…