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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

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Gardener’s Herbal Gifts Workshop

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

with Sheila Weitman Create meaningful holiday gifts with horticulture therapist, Sheila Weitman. Whether gifts for yourself or someone you cherish, these herbal treats will offer healing and a sense of […]

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Wreath Making for Families

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 amHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

Wreath making for families offers a family-friendly pace and technique allowing children to participate in creating a masterpiece to take home or gift! This takes place in our own youth […]

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Online: Architecture/Cityscapes

December 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 amHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

Watercolour mini-series with Richard Wong Saturdays, November 19, 26 & December 3 -  9:30 am - 11:00 am (PT) Architecture and city scenes have always been intriguing subjects that seem […]

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Kokedama Workshop

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

with Sheila Weitman Kokedama, an elegant Japanese-style bonsai, literally translates to “moss ball”. Japanese people have been crafting lovely Kokedamas for over 1000 years. The creative adaptability of Kokedama opens […]

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News from the Garden

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…

Special Topics in Horticulture: Mycology

Special Topics in Horticulture: Mycology Student Blog Post by Victoria Bedard and Bethany Holzer You may start to notice mushrooms…

Fall Garden Tasks – Harvesting Mason Bee Cocoon

Fall maintenance for mason bee houses includes cleaning the nesting box and storing the cocoons for the winter. Mason beekeepers usually…

Join our Volunteer Conservation Team!

Did you know that HCP oversees the stewardship of 100 acres of trail and conservation lands? Are you interested in ecological restoration…