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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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Summer Camp: August 8 – 12

August 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 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 […]

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Succulent Gardens Workshop

August 9 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pmHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

These plants come in a variety of colours, shapes, and sizes and are easy to grow and to propagate. Let’s get creative as we explore these interesting and diverse plants, […]

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Succulent Gardens

August 9 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pmHorticulture Centre Of The Pacific

These plants come in a variety of colours, shapes, and sizes and are easy to grow and to propagate. Let’s get creative as we explore these interesting and diverse plants, […]

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Stories in the Shade

August 11 @ 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 […]

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News from the Garden

We are hiring – Summer Program Support Staff

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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: Water Stewardship

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Water Stewardship Student Blog Post by David Ryves and Alexandra Van Draanen   Water, where to start and what to consider? As…

Special Topics in Horticulture: Medicinal Plants

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

Wellness in Nature

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BY MARNIE DANGERFIELD “We don’t experience natural environments enough to realize how restored they can make us feel, nor are…