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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

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Our Nature Connections – Short Series/Drop In Program

February 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 amHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

Every moment in the garden provides opportunities for connections with nature, and the many parts that contribute to its existence and evolution. This program of exploration will allow us to […]

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ONLINE: Willow Hoop Rib Basket Workshop

February 11 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pmHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

Online via zoom This is a traditional rib style basket often called a potato basket constructed with a willow hoop and woven with a selection of materials including dyed reed […]

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Plant Identification & Culture Workshop

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

with Jane Tice This is a monthly class in which participants will be introduced to 20 new plants in each session. If you are a new gardener, new to Victoria […]

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ONLINE: Bark Basket Workshop

February 12 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pmHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

Online via zoom Note that this is an online workshop via Zoom. Tree barks provide one of nature’s most beautiful materials for basket making. This course will begin with a discussion […]

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News from the Garden

My Plant of the Month – Galanthus elwesii ‘Doris Page’

Each month we invite one of our HCP volunteers to introduce us to a favourite plant. This month Amy Sanderson, a volunteer in the Doris…

My Plant of the Month – Licorice Fern by Kathryn Alvarez

Each month we invite one of our HCP volunteers to introduce us to a favourite plant. This month Kathryn Alvarez, a volunteer in the…

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…