HCP Staff Blogs

Special Topics in Horticulture: Mushrooms

Special Topics in Horticulture: Mushrooms

Special Topics in Horticulture: Mushrooms - Amanita muscaria by Sage Guyon (2020 Pacific Horticulture College student) Fall is the mushroom season. If you go out for a walk in fall you may notice all of the little toad-stools popping up everywhere. Brown ones, white...

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The Gardens at HCP is hiring:  Gardens Assistant

The Gardens at HCP is hiring: Gardens Assistant

The Gardens at HCP (https://hcp.ca/) is a public garden and place of learning in Saanich. The HCP is a not-for-profit society focused on the provision of horticulture education and the development and maintenance of 103 acres of educational gardens and conservation...

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Special topics in Horticulture: Garden Tours

Special topics in Horticulture: Garden Tours

Special topics in Horticulture: Garden Tours by Michael (2020 Pacific Horticulture College student)  Thank you so much to our instructors, Jane and Tony, for the interesting Garden Tour our class went on Thursday October 29, 2020. Our tour started at the Victoria...

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Fruit Culture

Fruit Culture

Blog from Dana Lee, Pacific Horticulture College Student I was very excited to learn that I was selected to write my blog posting on Fruit Culture with Gordan Mackay. I have a strong passion for food growing and look forward to the day I can have my own food forest or...

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Youth Programs 2020

Youth Programs 2020

Moving outdoors during the pandemic has been a natural choice for family and children’s activities. The range of activities includes; walks to hikes, bike rides to paddle boarding, beach combing to kayaking. Many people have taken on garden and yard renovations, even...

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Visiting During Covid

Upcoming Events

Sat 23
Feb 04
Feb 06

Terrarium Gardens for Kids

February 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Feb 12

Pro D Day Camps

February 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Feb 17

Pruning Ornamental Plants Workshop

February 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Feb 20

Outdoor Fairy Gardens

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Feb 20
Feb 20

Tea Cup Fairy Gardens

February 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm