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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



Exploration of Bouquets - including a hand tied spiral bouquet

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 amHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

Embark on an exciting journey through the art of floral design with Linda and her Exploration of Bouquets Workshop! Delve into the world of captivating arrangements as we guide you […]



HCP Annual General Meeting 2024

May 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pmHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

AGM Documents can be found here.  



Finger Painting without the Paint Workshop

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pmHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

with Wendy Picken Have FUN in the Gardens with Artist and Author Wendy Picken. Explore the mixed medium techniques she has developed over the past 30 years. Learn how to […]



HCP Kids Garden Club - Spring 2024

June 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am$180.00 - Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific

Do you know a child or youth who loves the outdoors and thrives in the garden? Our HCP Kids Garden provides many opportunities for land-based engagement activities, including seed starting […]


News from the Garden

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…

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…

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…