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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 the Industry Training Authority (ITA) of British Columbia as a designated training provider.

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Upcoming Events



Stories in the Shade

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 amHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

Imagine a gentle nature walk with your child to calm and inspire you both! This rain or shine outdoor program on our endless pathways provides us with many social and […]



Summer Camp: July 4 – 8

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pmHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

During these camps, we will busy ourselves with seasonal gardening activities in our very own HCP Kids Garden! There will also be an exploration of the many natural systems that […]



Yoga in the Garden with Michael Toru

July 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pmHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

Join us for an outdoor yoga class in the Gardens with instructor Michael Toru. This is a 45 minute session and participants can register for a pack of 5 consecutive […]



Rush Purse Basketry Workshop

July 8 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pmHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

With Joan Carrigan Using local rushes, we will be weaving this adorable purse or handbag - perfect for any outing. This basket is woven over a mold which will be […]


News from the Garden

Special Topics in Horticulture: Medicinal Plants

Medicinal Plants with Stephanie Jacobs Student Blog Post by Terra Nicholas and Eleni Robson On June 15, we were fortunate enough…

Special Topics in Horticulture: Cut Flower Gardening & Arranging

Cut Flower Gardening & Arranging Student Blog Post by Christopher Bruce and Robin Sundberg On June 13, 2022, we had the pleasure…

We are hiring – Summer Program Support Staff

The Gardens at HCP is a public garden for learning in Saanich, BC. The Horticulture Centre of the Pacific (HCP) is a not-for-profit…

Special Topics in Horticulture: Fruit Tree Culture

Special Topics in Horticulture: Fruit Tree Culture Student Blog Post by Bethany Couture and Travis Kintzinger The class of 2022…