HCP Staff Blogs

Garden of the Month: October 2021

Garden of the Month: October 2021

The Garden of the Month for October 2021 is the Takata Garden! Welcome to the Takata Japanese Garden as it transitions into its autumn glory. Wander the meandering trails and take in the beauty of the stunning colours of the maples (Acer) and Ginkgo biloba trees. Do...

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Fall Plant Sale 2021 Availability List

Fall Plant Sale 2021 Availability List

Our Fall Plant Sale is just around the corner! To minimize crowding and facilitate physical distancing, the first day of the sale is Thursday, September 23 for HCP Members and volunteers only. The sale is open to the public on Friday, September 24 and...

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Garden of the Month: September 2021

Garden of the Month: September 2021

The Garden of the Month for September 2021 is the HCP Kids Garden! This is where we create and provide hands-on educational experiences that connect children, youth and their families to plants, nature and each other. The foundation was set in the late 1990s with the...

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Garden of the Month: August 2021

Garden of the Month: August 2021

The Garden of the Month for August 2021 is The Cutting Garden! A cutting garden is designed to provide fresh cut flowers. These flowers can be used to create bouquets as well as other floral décor. Ideally a mix of annuals and perennials are used to offer a spring to...

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PHC is Hiring: College Assistant

PHC is Hiring: College Assistant

Position Title: College Assistant Department: Pacific Horticulture College Reports to: College Director, Horticulture Centre of the Pacific (HCP) Start Date: Week of August 16, 2021 Hours: Part-Time; 20 hours per week (Tuesdays to Saturdays) Rate of Pay: Starting at...

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HCP is Hiring: Financial Administrator

HCP is Hiring: Financial Administrator

Background: The Gardens at HCP is a public garden and place of learning in Saanich, BC. HCP (Horticulture Centre of the Pacific) is a not-for-profit society focused on the provision of horticulture education and the development and maintenance of 103 acres of...

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Visiting During Covid

Upcoming Events

Wed 27

In Person: Rush Flower Vase/Wine Bottle Basket

October 27 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thu 28

Garden Friends (Parent & Child)

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Sat 30

Annual Harvest Festival

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 30

Pumpkin People (Youth Program)

October 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nov 04

Garden Friends (Parent & Child)

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Nov 05

HCP Home Learners Program

November 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Nov 06

3 Season Planters (Youth Program)

November 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Nov 12

Pro D Day Camp

November 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm