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…

Fall Garden Tasks – Harvesting Mason Bee Cocoon

Fall maintenance for mason bee houses includes cleaning the nesting box and storing the cocoons for the winter. Mason beekeepers usually…

Join our Volunteer Conservation Team!

Did you know that HCP oversees the stewardship of 100 acres of trail and conservation lands? Are you interested in ecological restoration…

We are hiring – Summer Program Support Staff

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

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

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

Wellness in Nature

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

Special Topics in Horticulture: Cut Flower Gardening & Arranging

Cut Flower Gardening & Arranging Student Blog Post by Christopher Bruce and Robin Sundberg On June 13, 2022, we had the pleasure…

Special Topics in Horticulture: Fruit Tree Culture

Special Topics in Horticulture: Fruit Tree Culture Student Blog Post by Bethany Couture and Travis Kintzinger The class of 2022…

We are Hiring a Garden 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…

We are Hiring an Event 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…