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505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
250-479-6162 http://hcp.ca

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May 2018

By Donation Monday

May 21
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One event on February 19, 2018 at 12:00am

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One event on April 16, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on May 21, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on June 18, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on July 16, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on August 20, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on September 17, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 15, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on November 19, 2018 at 12:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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On the third Monday of every month, admission to the Gardens at HCP is by donation - a great opportunity to check out our beautiful gardens!

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The Art of Bonsai Workshop – Root Cutting Workshop

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Mark Paterson Come learn the art of bonsai with Mark Paterson, President of the Vancouver Island Bonsai Society. This is the second of a three part series and can be taken on its own. Come pot up the bonsai you made in spring or learn about root cutting with your own plant.  Learn how to control roots by trimming and using different types of soil. Workshop includes an asian style shallow pot. Part Three, September 29 will cover Winter…

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Tea Cup Fairy Gardens

May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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We will begin with an enchanted walk through the Gardens gathering natural materials and inspiration to create your own take home Fairy Garden. There will have a chance to explore a variety of materials such as clay, moss, and twigs. Parents/guardians are welcome to stay and participate and required to stay with children under 6 years. Ages: 3+ Cost: $15

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Willow Frame Tray Workshop

May 27 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Joan Carrigan This woven tray or platter utilizes willow for the frame and willow bark for the weaving. Prepared willow frames will be available for the class, yet each participant will learn the process of making one which they can keep for future use. Dyed cane will be used for the spokes which are attached to the frame at one end. Design and weaving variations will be presented. Please add your name to the interest list if the class…

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Healthy Soils Workshop Series: Selecting Fertilizers & Mulches for the Organic Garden

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Christina Nikolic From seaweed and manure to leaves and rock dusts, there are plenty of yummy fertilizers to feed to the soil, so it will grow healthy plants. And best of all, many of these are plentiful and cheap or even free. Christina will give an overview of what's out there, where to find it, and what it's good for. She will have samples on hand and can give tips and details on application techniques and dilution rates too.…

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Introduction to Garden Design Workshop Series

May 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Patty Brown This 9-session course with PHC instructor Patty Brown is designed for the homeowner and for those with an interest in landscape design. Students will learn to draft and design a residential landscape plan to scale. Two field trips will be used to look at existing landscapes and plant choices. Topics covered will include design principles and processes, garden styles, site analysis, plants as design elements and landscape materials. For the practical side of this course, it is…

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Picnic in the Gardens

May 30 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on June 27, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on June 27, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on July 25, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on August 29, 2018 at 5:00pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Our annual summer Picnic in the Gardens has returned! Bring a picnic and enjoy your dinner in a beautiful setting while listening to live local music. Admission by donation. Last Wednesday of every month, 5:00pm - 8:00pm: May 30, June 27, July 25, and August 29

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June 2018

Kids Garden Club

June 2 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am
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One event on March 3, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on April 7, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on May 5, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on June 2, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on September 8, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on October 6, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on November 3, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 9:45am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Cancellation Notice: March 3 has been cancelled. Once a month we meet for seasonal gardening activities in our very own JMG Garden Plot! Our growing season starts early, and there is always lots to do!! When the weather is not quite ideal, we can work indoors to start seeds, learn to propagate plants, plan our home gardens, build trellising, and lots more. When the weather cooperates, we spend every minute creating garden beds, amending soil, mulching, planting, weeding, staking, and…

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Mini Pollinator Gardens

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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In the spring we are busy planting all the great crops we plan to eat in the summer and fall, but have we included nectar flowers for the native pollinators in our gardens? These creatures need a constant supply of food and places to lay their eggs and food for their young. Let’s plant up containers to take home including flowering plants to take home and ways you can add nectar flowers to your backyard garden. Ages: 5 + years…

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Willow Chair Workshop

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Andrew Kent 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. Learn how to make a square frame from pieces of alder & work with different sizes of willow to create your chair. All tools will be provided. The workshop is suitable for one person or two…

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Herbal Medicine Making Workshop

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Lily Fawn Herbalist, Lily Fawn, shares with you the secrets of medicinal medicine making. She will walk participants through the different types of medicinal infusions, oils, ointments, vinegars and the various ways to make them. This herbal workshop is designed seasonally in order to utilize fresh wild-gathered or herbs from the garden. This session will also offer an informative introduction to a materia medica of the herbs used in the class and receive a detailed handbook outlining all the…

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College Information Session

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Thinking about a career in horticulture? Our next full-time Horticulture Certificate Program starts in January 2019. Learn about the program and the application process, see the gardens and bring all your questions to our information session on June 4, 2018 at 6pm @ The Gardens at HCP. Registration is preferred, but drop-ins are welcome. To register, please email [email protected]    

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Making A Stepping Stone

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Learn to create a beautiful garden stone that will add art to your home garden. Concrete, stones, gems, shells, and hands will be used to create a lasting impression. All materials are provided. Parents are required to participate. Ages: 5+ Cost: $15

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Plant identification & Culture Workshops

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on March 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on April 14, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on May 12, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on June 16, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on August 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on November 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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With Diane Pierce One Saturday a month 1pm - 4pm  2018 Dates:  January 27, February 17, March 17, April 14, May 12, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20, November 17, December 8 Learn all about plants with Diane Pierce, expert gardener, designer and writer. Diane will introduce you to 25 new plants in each session. You will learn Latin & common names, plant descriptions, cultural requirements, general maintenance and landscape uses. This is an ongoing course &…

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By Donation Monday

June 18
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One event on February 19, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 19, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on April 16, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on May 21, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on June 18, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on July 16, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on August 20, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on September 17, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 15, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on November 19, 2018 at 12:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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On the third Monday of every month, admission to the Gardens at HCP is by donation - a great opportunity to check out our beautiful gardens!

Find out more »

Grow your Own Cut Flower Garden Workshop – Summer

June 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Eiddwen Thomas The Summer workshop is part of a seasonal four part series on Grow Your Own Cut Flower Garden. Each class can be taken on its own or as part of the series. In the glorious month of June you will learn about what can be cut now from your garden. The instructor will be talking about roses and peonies along with other flowers for cutting. Participants are also invited to bring examples of what is presently blooming…

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Picnic in the Gardens

June 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on June 27, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on June 27, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on July 25, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on August 29, 2018 at 5:00pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Our annual summer Picnic in the Gardens has returned! Bring a picnic and enjoy your dinner in a beautiful setting while listening to live local music. Admission by donation. Last Wednesday of every month, 5:00pm - 8:00pm: May 30, June 27, July 25, and August 29

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July 2018

JMG Summer Camps

July 9 @ 9:00 am - July 13 @ 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Junior Master Gardener Camp (JMG) Come grow with us! This dynamic program educates youth about horticulture, health, nutrition, environmental science, leadership and life skills using fun and creative activities. Flexibility is a key component of the JMG program that enables it to be adapted to meet the needs and interests of different individuals and organizations. It is perfectly suited to Afterschool Childcare Programs, 4-H, Home School groups, or any number of interest groups as a program enhancement. If you are…

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Summer Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Ryan Senechal In this three hour workshop, certified arborist Ryan Senechal will provide an introductory summer fruit tree pruning instruction. Practical application is encouraged during the workshop.  Learn how this traditional approach to pruning can reduce the burden of dormant season pruning as well as provide you with higher quality fruit. Secateurs are encouraged. HCP Members $45 Non-Members $55 To register, call 250 479 6162

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By Donation Monday

July 16
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One event on February 19, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 19, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on April 16, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on May 21, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on June 18, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on July 16, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on August 20, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on September 17, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 15, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on November 19, 2018 at 12:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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On the third Monday of every month, admission to the Gardens at HCP is by donation - a great opportunity to check out our beautiful gardens!

Find out more »

Plant identification & Culture Workshops

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on March 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on April 14, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on May 12, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on June 16, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on August 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on November 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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With Diane Pierce One Saturday a month 1pm - 4pm  2018 Dates:  January 27, February 17, March 17, April 14, May 12, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20, November 17, December 8 Learn all about plants with Diane Pierce, expert gardener, designer and writer. Diane will introduce you to 25 new plants in each session. You will learn Latin & common names, plant descriptions, cultural requirements, general maintenance and landscape uses. This is an ongoing course &…

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JMG Summer Camp – Garden Arts

July 23 @ 9:00 am - July 27 @ 12:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Junior Master Gardener Camp (JMG) Come grow with us! This dynamic program educates youth about horticulture, health, nutrition, environmental science, leadership and life skills using fun and creative activities. Flexibility is a key component of the JMG program that enables it to be adapted to meet the needs and interests of different individuals and organizations. It is perfectly suited to Afterschool Childcare Programs, 4-H, Home School groups, or any number of interest groups as a program enhancement. If you are…

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Picnic in the Gardens

July 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on June 27, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on June 27, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on July 25, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on August 29, 2018 at 5:00pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Our annual summer Picnic in the Gardens has returned! Bring a picnic and enjoy your dinner in a beautiful setting while listening to live local music. Admission by donation. Last Wednesday of every month, 5:00pm - 8:00pm: May 30, June 27, July 25, and August 29

Find out more »
August 2018

JMG Summer Camps

August 7 @ 9:00 am - August 10 @ 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Junior Master Gardener Camp (JMG) Come grow with us! This dynamic program educates youth about horticulture, health, nutrition, environmental science, leadership and life skills using fun and creative activities. Flexibility is a key component of the JMG program that enables it to be adapted to meet the needs and interests of different individuals and organizations. It is perfectly suited to Afterschool Childcare Programs, 4-H, Home School groups, or any number of interest groups as a program enhancement. If you are…

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Pesticide Applicator Certificate Course

August 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Pesticide Applicator’s Certificate Course (Landscape General Category): Course: August 13 and 20, 2018 Exam: August 24, 2018 Course: Mondays, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Exam: Friday 9:00am - 12:00pm Location: The Gardens at HCP Cost: $400 including textbooks and exam fees Cost without books: $280* (*The required books have recently changed and you must have the correct two books for the course. Please contact us to determine if your books are current.) To sign up: Phone our office at 250-479-3210,…

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Plant identification & Culture Workshops

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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With Diane Pierce One Saturday a month 1pm - 4pm  2018 Dates:  January 27, February 17, March 17, April 14, May 12, June 16, July 21, August 18(FIELD TRIP), September 15, October 20, November 17, December 8 **August 18 - Field Trip, Government House on Rockland Ave. Meet by front door entrance of the residence at 1 pm. Please pre-register by calling the office - 252 479 6162** Learn all about plants with Diane Pierce, expert gardener, designer and writer. Diane will introduce…

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By Donation Monday

August 20
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One event on February 19, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 19, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on April 16, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on May 21, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on June 18, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on July 16, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on August 20, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on September 17, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 15, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on November 19, 2018 at 12:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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On the third Monday of every month, admission to the Gardens at HCP is by donation - a great opportunity to check out our beautiful gardens!

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Pesticide Applicator Course

August 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Pesticide Applicator’s Certificate Course (Landscape General Category): Course: August 13 and 20, 2018 Exam: August 24, 2018 Course: Mondays, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Exam: Friday 9:00am - 12:00pm Location: The Gardens at HCP Cost: $400 including textbooks and exam fees Cost without books: $280* (*The required books have recently changed and you must have the correct two books for the course. Please contact us to determine if your books are current.) To sign up: Phone our office at 250-479-3210,…

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Pesticide Applicator Exam

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Pesticide Applicator’s Certificate Course (Landscape General Category): Course: August 13 and 20, 2018 Exam: August 24, 2018 Course: Mondays, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Exam: Friday 9:00am - 12:00pm Location: The Gardens at HCP Cost: $400 including textbooks and exam fees Cost without books: $280* (*The required books have recently changed and you must have the correct two books for the course. Please contact us to determine if your books are current.) To sign up: Phone our office at 250-479-3210,…

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Arts & Music in the Gardens

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 26, 2018 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Now in its 24th year Arts & Music in the Gardens is one of the most well-loved festivals in Victoria, BC. Featuring musicians and over fifty artists you will enjoy wonderful creative, local talents. Set with the backdrop of nine acres of demonstration gardens you will have the opportunity to explore as well as be entertained. Information for Artists and Musicians: We are recruiting artists and musicians for 2018 Arts & Music in the Gardens. This year we have space…

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Arts & Music in the Gardens

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 26, 2018 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Now in its 24th year Arts & Music in the Gardens is one of the most well-loved festivals in Victoria, BC. Featuring musicians and over fifty artists you will enjoy wonderful creative, local talents. Set with the backdrop of nine acres of demonstration gardens you will have the opportunity to explore as well as be entertained. Information for Artists and Musicians: We are recruiting artists and musicians for 2018 Arts & Music in the Gardens. This year we have space…

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Picnic in the Gardens

August 29 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on June 27, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on June 27, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on July 25, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on August 29, 2018 at 5:00pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Our annual summer Picnic in the Gardens has returned! Bring a picnic and enjoy your dinner in a beautiful setting while listening to live local music. Admission by donation. Last Wednesday of every month, 5:00pm - 8:00pm: May 30, June 27, July 25, and August 29

Find out more »
September 2018

Kids Garden Club

September 8 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am
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One event on March 3, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on April 7, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on May 5, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on June 2, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on September 8, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on October 6, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on November 3, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 9:45am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Cancellation Notice: March 3 has been cancelled. Once a month we meet for seasonal gardening activities in our very own JMG Garden Plot! Our growing season starts early, and there is always lots to do!! When the weather is not quite ideal, we can work indoors to start seeds, learn to propagate plants, plan our home gardens, build trellising, and lots more. When the weather cooperates, we spend every minute creating garden beds, amending soil, mulching, planting, weeding, staking, and…

Find out more »

Creating a Cut Flower Garden Workshop – Fall

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Eiddwen Thomas This Fall workshop is part of a seasonal four part series on Growing Your Own Cut Flower Garden. Each class can be taken on its own or as part of the series. Learn about beautiful flowers, grasses, herbs, and foliage you can use in the fall for cutting and making into your own gorgeous fall arrangement with Eiddwen Thomas of Cartref Gardens. Find out about fall clean up and soil preparation for next year. Learn what bulbs…

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Plant identification & Culture Workshops

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on March 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on April 14, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on May 12, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on June 16, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on August 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on November 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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With Diane Pierce One Saturday a month 1pm - 4pm  2018 Dates:  January 27, February 17, March 17, April 14, May 12, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20, November 17, December 8 Learn all about plants with Diane Pierce, expert gardener, designer and writer. Diane will introduce you to 25 new plants in each session. You will learn Latin & common names, plant descriptions, cultural requirements, general maintenance and landscape uses. This is an ongoing course &…

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By Donation Monday

September 17
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One event on February 19, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 19, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on April 16, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on May 21, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on June 18, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on July 16, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on August 20, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on September 17, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 15, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on November 19, 2018 at 12:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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On the third Monday of every month, admission to the Gardens at HCP is by donation - a great opportunity to check out our beautiful gardens!

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Fall Plant Sale

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturday, September 22 from 9 am – 4 pm each day. Many unique plants are propagated from the gardens. All plant prices are reduced by at least 20%. Admissions into the Gardens is free on plant sale day and Master Gardeners will be available to answer your questions. All proceeds raised from the plant sale support the development of our not-for-profit teaching gardens.

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The Art of Bonsai – Winter Care Workshop

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Mark Paterson Come learn the art of bonsai with Mark Paterson, President of the Vancouver Island Bonsai Society. This is the third of a three part series and can be taken independently. Bonsai, and most plants, can use a little extra love late in the year.  Come to class to trim and refine your bonsai that has been growing all year.  If you need to create a bonsai or repot your bonsai we can do that this class too.  But we will also focus on…

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October 2018

Kids Garden Club

October 6 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am
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One event on March 3, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on April 7, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on May 5, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on June 2, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on September 8, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on October 6, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on November 3, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 9:45am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Cancellation Notice: March 3 has been cancelled. Once a month we meet for seasonal gardening activities in our very own JMG Garden Plot! Our growing season starts early, and there is always lots to do!! When the weather is not quite ideal, we can work indoors to start seeds, learn to propagate plants, plan our home gardens, build trellising, and lots more. When the weather cooperates, we spend every minute creating garden beds, amending soil, mulching, planting, weeding, staking, and…

Find out more »

By Donation Monday

October 15
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One event on February 19, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 19, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on April 16, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on May 21, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on June 18, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on July 16, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on August 20, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on September 17, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 15, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on November 19, 2018 at 12:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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On the third Monday of every month, admission to the Gardens at HCP is by donation - a great opportunity to check out our beautiful gardens!

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Plant identification & Culture Workshops

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on March 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on April 14, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on May 12, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on June 16, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on August 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on November 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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With Diane Pierce One Saturday a month 1pm - 4pm  2018 Dates:  January 27, February 17, March 17, April 14, May 12, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20, November 17, December 8 Learn all about plants with Diane Pierce, expert gardener, designer and writer. Diane will introduce you to 25 new plants in each session. You will learn Latin & common names, plant descriptions, cultural requirements, general maintenance and landscape uses. This is an ongoing course &…

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Pesticide Applicator Course

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Pesticide Applicator’s Certificate Course (Landscape General Category): Course: October 27 and 28, 2018 Exam: October 29, 2018 Course: Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Exam: Monday 6:00 - 9:00pm Location: The Gardens at HCP Cost: $400 including textbooks and exam fees Cost without books: $280* (*The required books have recently changed and you must have the correct two books for the course. Please contact us to determine if your books are current.) To sign up: Phone our office…

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Family Harvest Festival

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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More information coming soon...

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Pesticide Applicator Course

October 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Pesticide Applicator’s Certificate Course (Landscape General Category): Course: October 27 and 28, 2018 Exam: October 29, 2018 Course: Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Exam: Monday 6:00 - 9:00pm Location: The Gardens at HCP Cost: $400 including textbooks and exam fees Cost without books: $280* (*The required books have recently changed and you must have the correct two books for the course. Please contact us to determine if your books are current.) To sign up: Phone our office…

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Pesticide Applicator Exam

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Pesticide Applicator’s Certificate Course (Landscape General Category): Course: October 27 and 28, 2018 Exam: October 29, 2018 Course: Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Exam: Monday 6:00 - 9:00pm Location: The Gardens at HCP Cost: $400 including textbooks and exam fees; exam only is $110 Cost without books: $280* (*The required books have recently changed and you must have the correct two books for the course. Please contact us to determine if your books are current.) To sign…

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Halloween – Free Admission in Costume

October 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Wear a costume to celebrate the Fall season and receive admission to The Gardens.

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November 2018

Winter Hours Begin

November 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Remember that we are switching to our Winter hours beginning November 1st. Winter Hours - 10am - 3pm every day (November - February)

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Kids Garden Club

November 3 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am
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One event on March 3, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on April 7, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on May 5, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on June 2, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on September 8, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on October 6, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on November 3, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 9:45am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Cancellation Notice: March 3 has been cancelled. Once a month we meet for seasonal gardening activities in our very own JMG Garden Plot! Our growing season starts early, and there is always lots to do!! When the weather is not quite ideal, we can work indoors to start seeds, learn to propagate plants, plan our home gardens, build trellising, and lots more. When the weather cooperates, we spend every minute creating garden beds, amending soil, mulching, planting, weeding, staking, and…

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Plant identification & Culture Workshops

November 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on March 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on April 14, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on May 12, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on June 16, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on August 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on November 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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With Diane Pierce One Saturday a month 1pm - 4pm  2018 Dates:  January 27, February 17, March 17, April 14, May 12, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20, November 17, December 8 Learn all about plants with Diane Pierce, expert gardener, designer and writer. Diane will introduce you to 25 new plants in each session. You will learn Latin & common names, plant descriptions, cultural requirements, general maintenance and landscape uses. This is an ongoing course &…

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By Donation Monday

November 19
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One event on February 19, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 19, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on April 16, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on May 21, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on June 18, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on July 16, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on August 20, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on September 17, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 15, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on November 19, 2018 at 12:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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On the third Monday of every month, admission to the Gardens at HCP is by donation - a great opportunity to check out our beautiful gardens!

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Full-Time Level 4 Program Starts

November 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Full-Time Level 4 Technical Training Program Dates: November 19, 2018 to January 11, 2018 Days/Times: Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm Cost: $1200 plus $20 application fee Contact [email protected] or 250-479-6162 for more information

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December 2018

Kids Garden Club

December 1 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am
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One event on March 3, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on April 7, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on May 5, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on June 2, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on September 8, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on October 6, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on November 3, 2018 at 9:45am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 9:45am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Cancellation Notice: March 3 has been cancelled. Once a month we meet for seasonal gardening activities in our very own JMG Garden Plot! Our growing season starts early, and there is always lots to do!! When the weather is not quite ideal, we can work indoors to start seeds, learn to propagate plants, plan our home gardens, build trellising, and lots more. When the weather cooperates, we spend every minute creating garden beds, amending soil, mulching, planting, weeding, staking, and…

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Plant identification & Culture Workshops

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on March 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on April 14, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on May 12, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on June 16, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on August 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on November 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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With Diane Pierce One Saturday a month 1pm - 4pm  2018 Dates:  January 27, February 17, March 17, April 14, May 12, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20, November 17, December 8 Learn all about plants with Diane Pierce, expert gardener, designer and writer. Diane will introduce you to 25 new plants in each session. You will learn Latin & common names, plant descriptions, cultural requirements, general maintenance and landscape uses. This is an ongoing course &…

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