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HCP Kids Garden Club - Spring 2024

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria, BC, Canada

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 and propagation, planting, garden maintenance, pollinator habitats, and so much more. Each weekly class will have us in this amazing teaching garden where we grow […]

$180.00

Drought Tolerant Gardening

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria, BC, Canada

with Emony Nicholls Are you under water restrictions but still want an abundant garden? Learn how you can choose flowering perennials while still enjoying fruit and vegetable production through the use of native plants and xeric landscaping techniques that will produce throughout the growing season despite the hot, dry summers that we are experiencing. We […]

Exploration of Bouquets - including a hand tied spiral bouquet

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria, BC, Canada

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 through the creation of two distinct bouquet styles: the elegant hand-tied spiral bouquet, the sophisticated presentation style bouquet, and the art of exquisite wrapping. Under […]

Finger Painting without the Paint Workshop

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria, BC, Canada

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 create beautiful flowerscapes while exploring the Gardens on paper. This class is suitable for beginners and is a great refresher for those who have taken […]

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HCP Kids Garden Club - Spring 2024

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria, BC, Canada

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 and propagation, planting, garden maintenance, pollinator habitats, and so much more. Each weekly class will have us in this amazing teaching garden where we grow […]

$180.00

Willow Chair Workshop with Andrew Kent

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria, BC, Canada

Join artisan Andrew Kent from The Willow Way for this full day workshop. In one day, with Andrew Kent's expert instruction, you can make and take home your own Bent Willow Rustic Chair. This is a great introduction to rustic building techniques. Learn how to make a square frame from pieces of alder & work […]

Random Bird's Nest Baskets Workshop

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria, BC, Canada

Random weave is one of Joan's favourite styles of baskets to weave. The structure is beautiful, reminding one of bird's nests. It is strong, durable and lends itself to sculptural forms on both small and large scale. We will discuss and cover several ways of approaching this technique. The material we will be using is […]

HCP Kids - BBQ Herb Planter for Dad

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria, BC, Canada

Does Dad Love to Barbeque? Herbs can really enhance this meal experience to add flavour and interest too! Join us for a garden journey to explore garden herbs to grow for culinary uses and create a make and take planter to gift Dad for Father’s Day! Each planter includes a pot, 3 herbs and plant […]

$40.00

Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria, BC, Canada

Curious about the therapeutic applications for horticulture? The use of plants and outdoor environments to heal people's illnesses, and achieve their health goals dates back to ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia. In this introductory workshop led by Cliff Thorbes, a Registered Horticulturist Therapist with the Canadian Horticultural Therapy Association, discover and experience some of the therapeutic […]