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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



HCP Kids - Stories in the Garden - Pollinators

June 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am$10.00 - Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific

It's all about our special friends, POLLINATORS this week as we celebrate these amazing creatures with curious observations and chats. Imagine an exploringing nature walk with your child to inspire […]



Home Herbalist Series - Summer Workshop

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

Join Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Herbalist Racheal Schnarr for the summer installment of the "Home Herbalist" series. We will review medicinal herbs that can be used and harvested during the summer, their typical applications and […]



Creating a Forest Habitat at Home (Miyawaki Method)

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm$35.00 - Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific

We are creating a pocket forest at HCP this spring as a project with help from a generous grant from Pollinator Partnership. The space adjoins our Meadow Makers Project Garden […]



Songbird Miniatures - Watercolour on Japanese Art Paper with Richard Wong

June 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

This is Richard Wong's last workshop before the summer break. Spend a lovely afternoon creating several miniatures suitable for personalized greeting cards, or work on one larger painting.  Your choice.  Richard will guide you.  His […]


News from the Garden

Pollinator Week - June 17 to 23

Pollinator Week is an annual celebration in support of pollinator health that was initiated and is managed by Pollinator Partnership.…

2024 Student Landscape Design Project - Accepting Applications

Each year, PHC students work with members of The Horticulture Centre of the Pacific and the public who are willing to offer their properties…

We are Hiring - Community Education Coordinator

Community Education Coordinator Internal Posting This key position is responsible for the growth of Community Education Programming…

We are Hiring - Spring Break Camp Staff

School & Youth Programs Spring Break Camp Staff  The Gardens at HCP is a public garden for learning in Saanich, BC. The Horticulture…