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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific

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

September 2018

Pacific Horticulture College Information Session

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Join us to learn more about our programs, check out the gardens, and hear from instructors and graduates. RSVP is optional but appreciated: [email protected]

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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 and learn the art of bonsai with Mark Paterson, President of the Vancouver Island Bonsai Society.  This is the third section of a three part series that may be taken independently.  With Mark`s expert instruction, you will learn to maintain and care for your bonsai throughout the winter season.  Bonsai, like most plants, can use a little extra love and care late in the year. You will learn to trim and refine your bonsai while learning about specific…

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Gathering Basket Workshop

September 29 @ 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 Learn to create a gathering basket with expert Joan Carrigan.   A gathering basket is a very sturdy rectangular splint woven basket with a wooden handle.  It has an attractive check weave pattern and is a basket ready to be put to use for shopping, garden produce, garden tools, storage etc. This course is perfect for beginners.  Please bring a pair of sharp sturdy scissors, measuring tape, 10-12 clothes pins, an old towel, a knife for carving, and a…

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Fairy Garden Workshop

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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FAIRY GARDENS These gardens are fun to create … even parents enjoy making them, and here is a chance to participate with your child in a morning mini garden making session! We will make these take-home gardens for indoor/outdoor use, using some natural materials gathered from the garden. Adults are welcome to stay or drop off. *All materials are provided.* Date: September 29, 2018 Time: 10:00am – 11:30am Cost: $15 per child Age: 5+ years  

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October 2018

Stories in the Garden

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on October 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on October 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on April 29, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 13, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 27, 2019 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Join us at the gardens for our bi-weekly storytime designed for our youngest gardeners. Each program centres around a theme that explores subjects such as gardens, pollinators, vegetable growing, and other environmental themes through stories, garden activities and related crafts. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. For further information, please contact: [email protected] Dates: September 17, October 1, October 15, April 29, May 13, May 27 Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am Cost: $5/child, free admission for an accompanying…

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Art of Bonsai- Advanced Class

October 6 @ 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 Do you have a bonsai tree and are not sure what to do with it?  You are not alone! Join Mark Paterson and learn to trim your tree and create a 2 year plan for your bonsai so you can understand the yearly rhythms of the art and get the most out of your tree.  Learn the whys and hows of bonsai techniques and when to apply them to your tree specifically.  We will help you work on your tree…

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Advanced Pruning Workshop

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 13, 2018 at 9:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Ryan Senechal Are you a hands-on gardener hesitant to prune small trees and shrubs in fear of injuring or undesirably altering them?  This course with certified arborist Ryan Senechal will give you the skills you need to successfully prune your garden. In 2 sessions, basic pruning techniques and advanced strategies will be reviewed and applied to teach you how to achieve desirable structure, reduced maintenance & long term plant health in your garden. Your confidence and comfort will grow as…

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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 1, 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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*September date revision to September 1, 2018* 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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Herb Crafts Workshop

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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HERB CRAFTS Do you enjoy the natural fragrances of the garden as you harvest fresh herbs? Would you like to create some personal use products for your home? Using fresh and dried herbs along with essential oils, we will make some bath balms, salts and other products with just a few garden and household ingredients. *All materials are provided* Date: October 6, 2018 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Cost: $15/child Age: 5+ years

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Willow Chair Workshop

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 7, 2018 at 9:00am

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. HCP Members $250 Non Members $275 To register, call 250 479 6162  

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Advanced Pruning Workshop

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 13, 2018 at 9:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Ryan Senechal Are you a hands-on gardener hesitant to prune small trees and shrubs in fear of injuring or undesirably altering them?  This course with certified arborist Ryan Senechal will give you the skills you need to successfully prune your garden. In 2 sessions, basic pruning techniques and advanced strategies will be reviewed and applied to teach you how to achieve desirable structure, reduced maintenance & long term plant health in your garden. Your confidence and comfort will grow as…

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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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Stories in the Garden

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on October 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on October 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on April 29, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 13, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 27, 2019 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Join us at the gardens for our bi-weekly storytime designed for our youngest gardeners. Each program centres around a theme that explores subjects such as gardens, pollinators, vegetable growing, and other environmental themes through stories, garden activities and related crafts. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. For further information, please contact: [email protected] Dates: September 17, October 1, October 15, April 29, May 13, May 27 Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am Cost: $5/child, free admission for an accompanying…

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Professional Development Day Camp

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 23, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on February 22, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on April 12, 2019 at 9:00am

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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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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Our annual Harvest Festival is a fun way to enjoy the season with family-friendly activities for all ages. There will be pumpkins, seasonal games, activities, special guests and the beautiful gardens to explore. *Pre-registration is required* Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018 Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm Cost: $15/family (Family includes up to 3 children, $5 per additional child) Age: All ages To register please call: 250-479-6162

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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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Mason Bee Maintenance Workshop

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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With Tom Lahey This informative class with Mason Bee expert, Tom Lahey will cover all you need to know to keep your mason bee cocoons healthy. Many people start out with great enthusiasm in the Spring, but in the Fall they are not quite sure what to do with their cocoons. If you have cocoons, bring them along and if you don’t, we will have plenty for you to practice with.  Tom will cover how to harvest the cocoons from…

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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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ear 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 1, 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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*September date revision to September 1, 2018* 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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Hypertufa Workshop

November 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 Paul Spriggs In this hands-on workshop, participants will produce a 12 x 14 inch hypertufa trough in the classic rock garden style.  Hypertufa is a concrete substitute that looks just like concrete but weighs much less, making it easier to transport. Participants will go through the process of creating the forms, mixing the materials, and setting the trough. As there is a curing period, participants will have to return at a later date to collect their creations. Included in…

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Fun with Terrariums

November 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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FUN WITH TERRARIUMS Learn to design and assemble these miniature gardens using upcycled containers, indoor plants, and natural materials. *Bring along a small glass container to use for this creative activity time (up to 20 cm).* Adults are required to participate with children 6 years or younger. Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018 Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm Cost: $15/child Age: 5+ years

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Miniatures and Small-Scale Basketry Techniques Workshop

November 4 @ 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 Sunday - November 4 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm In this workshop we will explore small scale basketry techniques which are well suited to jewelry and basketry forms.  In this workshop, we will make two projects. First you will learn to make a miniature basket by twining and plaiting bark and waxed linen thread and secondly a small pouch made with knot-less netting using waxed linen thread. A variety of patterns and design possibilities will be…

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Wild Food and Nutrition Workshop

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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With Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed You may already be aware that many wild plants are edible, but do you know how and why they are good for you? This 3 hour workshop will explore the vitamin and mineral rich world of local in-season plant species. Are wild plants really much more nutrient dense than domestic plants? What are antioxidants and what are they good for? How do wild plants increase the diversity of gut bacteria and why is this important? All these…

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Working with Live Willow Workshop

November 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 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 one day workshop. With Andrew Kent’s expert instruction, you will learn to grow a living willow fence. Using fresh Willow, you will learn to plant and weave shoots which will take root and grow to form an intricate living fence on the HCP grounds.  As the fence grows, a cover of green leaves will form over the structure. All tools will be provided! All you need to…

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Herbs for Womens Health Workshop

November 10 @ 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  Join Herbalist, Lily Fawn in an introductory class on herbal health for women of all ages.  This workshop is about honoring the wild woman within in us and learning about the herbs that nourish our body. Through understanding feminine balances we gain the knowledge and initiative to heal ourselves naturally.   HCP Members $60 Non Members $70 To register, call 250 479 6162

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Wicker Woven Basket Workshop

November 17 @ 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 In this workshop we will explore combining two different weaving techniques to create a striking sculptural basket. First we will start with randomly weaving the base of the basket using dyed reed. This weave is inspired by bird’s nests and offers many sculptural possibilities. The top of the basket will be woven with 2 and 3 strand twining and offers many design and shaping possibilities. Used together we will finish up with a unique storage basket worth…

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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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Professional Development Day Camp

November 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 23, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on February 22, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on April 12, 2019 at 9:00am

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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Wreath Making Workshops

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Learn how to create beautiful, decorative Christmas wreaths without the hassle of collecting materials and a messy clean up. Expert instructors will guide you through the basics of building a beautiful and unique wreath. No two wreathes turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great on your front door throughout the festive season! This is a great workshop for groups of friends and families. Participants should…

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Wreath Making Workshops

November 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

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

One event on December 2, 2018 at 1:00pm

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

One event on December 9, 2018 at 1:00pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Learn how to create beautiful, decorative Christmas wreaths without the hassle of collecting materials and a messy clean up. Expert instructors will guide you through the basics of building a beautiful and unique wreath. No two wreathes turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great on your front door throughout the festive season! This is a great workshop for groups of friends and families. Participants should…

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Wreath Making Workshops

November 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Learn how to create beautiful, decorative Christmas wreaths without the hassle of collecting materials and a messy clean up. Expert instructors will guide you through the basics of building a beautiful and unique wreath. No two wreathes turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great on your front door throughout the festive season! This is a great workshop for groups of friends and families. Participants should…

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Wreath Making Workshops

November 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

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

One event on December 2, 2018 at 1:00pm

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

One event on December 9, 2018 at 1:00pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Learn how to create beautiful, decorative Christmas wreaths without the hassle of collecting materials and a messy clean up. Expert instructors will guide you through the basics of building a beautiful and unique wreath. No two wreathes turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great on your front door throughout the festive season! This is a great workshop for groups of friends and families. Participants should…

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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 1, 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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*September date revision to September 1, 2018* 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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Wreath Making Workshops

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Learn how to create beautiful, decorative Christmas wreaths without the hassle of collecting materials and a messy clean up. Expert instructors will guide you through the basics of building a beautiful and unique wreath. No two wreathes turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great on your front door throughout the festive season! This is a great workshop for groups of friends and families. Participants should…

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Wreath Making Workshops

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

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

One event on December 2, 2018 at 1:00pm

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

One event on December 9, 2018 at 1:00pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Learn how to create beautiful, decorative Christmas wreaths without the hassle of collecting materials and a messy clean up. Expert instructors will guide you through the basics of building a beautiful and unique wreath. No two wreathes turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great on your front door throughout the festive season! This is a great workshop for groups of friends and families. Participants should…

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Wreath Making for Kids

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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WREATH MAKING for Kids Bring along your favourite partner to make a wreath for your door this winter season. Using a frame, natural, locally sourced plant material and your creativity, we will show you how. Bring along your friends and family for a different kind of seasonal get-together!  *A frame and assorted plant materials are provided.*  Adults are required to participate with children under 8 years of age and are asked to bring along hand pruners and gloves if you…

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Wreath Making Workshops

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Learn how to create beautiful, decorative Christmas wreaths without the hassle of collecting materials and a messy clean up. Expert instructors will guide you through the basics of building a beautiful and unique wreath. No two wreathes turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great on your front door throughout the festive season! This is a great workshop for groups of friends and families. Participants should…

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Wreath Making Workshops

December 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

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

One event on December 2, 2018 at 1:00pm

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

One event on December 9, 2018 at 1:00pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Learn how to create beautiful, decorative Christmas wreaths without the hassle of collecting materials and a messy clean up. Expert instructors will guide you through the basics of building a beautiful and unique wreath. No two wreathes turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great on your front door throughout the festive season! This is a great workshop for groups of friends and families. Participants should…

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Wreath Making Workshops

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Learn how to create beautiful, decorative Christmas wreaths without the hassle of collecting materials and a messy clean up. Expert instructors will guide you through the basics of building a beautiful and unique wreath. No two wreathes turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great on your front door throughout the festive season! This is a great workshop for groups of friends and families. Participants should…

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Wreath Making Workshops

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

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

One event on December 2, 2018 at 1:00pm

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

One event on December 9, 2018 at 1:00pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Learn how to create beautiful, decorative Christmas wreaths without the hassle of collecting materials and a messy clean up. Expert instructors will guide you through the basics of building a beautiful and unique wreath. No two wreathes turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great on your front door throughout the festive season! This is a great workshop for groups of friends and families. Participants should…

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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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Wreath Making Workshops

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Learn how to create beautiful, decorative Christmas wreaths without the hassle of collecting materials and a messy clean up. Expert instructors will guide you through the basics of building a beautiful and unique wreath. No two wreathes turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great on your front door throughout the festive season! This is a great workshop for groups of friends and families. Participants should…

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Wreath Making Workshops

December 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

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

One event on December 2, 2018 at 1:00pm

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

One event on December 9, 2018 at 1:00pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Learn how to create beautiful, decorative Christmas wreaths without the hassle of collecting materials and a messy clean up. Expert instructors will guide you through the basics of building a beautiful and unique wreath. No two wreathes turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great on your front door throughout the festive season! This is a great workshop for groups of friends and families. Participants should…

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February 2019

Professional Development Day Camp

February 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 23, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on February 22, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on April 12, 2019 at 9:00am

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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March 2019

JMG Spring Break Camp

March 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - March 22, 2019 @ 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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JMG Spring Break Camp

March 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - March 29, 2019 @ 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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April 2019

Professional Development Day Camp

April 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 23, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on February 22, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on April 12, 2019 at 9:00am

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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Stories in the Garden

April 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on October 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on October 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on April 29, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 13, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 27, 2019 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Join us at the gardens for our bi-weekly storytime designed for our youngest gardeners. Each program centres around a theme that explores subjects such as gardens, pollinators, vegetable growing, and other environmental themes through stories, garden activities and related crafts. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. For further information, please contact: [email protected] Dates: September 17, October 1, October 15, April 29, May 13, May 27 Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am Cost: $5/child, free admission for an accompanying…

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May 2019

Stories in the Garden

May 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on October 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on October 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on April 29, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 13, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 27, 2019 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Join us at the gardens for our bi-weekly storytime designed for our youngest gardeners. Each program centres around a theme that explores subjects such as gardens, pollinators, vegetable growing, and other environmental themes through stories, garden activities and related crafts. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. For further information, please contact: [email protected] Dates: September 17, October 1, October 15, April 29, May 13, May 27 Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am Cost: $5/child, free admission for an accompanying…

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Stories in the Garden

May 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on October 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on October 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on April 29, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 13, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 27, 2019 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Join us at the gardens for our bi-weekly storytime designed for our youngest gardeners. Each program centres around a theme that explores subjects such as gardens, pollinators, vegetable growing, and other environmental themes through stories, garden activities and related crafts. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. For further information, please contact: [email protected] Dates: September 17, October 1, October 15, April 29, May 13, May 27 Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am Cost: $5/child, free admission for an accompanying…

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July 2019

Stories in the Shade

July 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 16, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on July 30, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 13, 2019 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Join us at the gardens for our bi-weekly storytime designed for our youngest gardeners. Each program centres around a theme that explores subjects such as gardens, pollinators, vegetable growing, and other environmental themes through stories, garden activities and related crafts. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. For further information, please contact: [email protected] Dates: July 2, 16, 30, August 13 Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am Cost: $5/child, free admission for an accompanying adult Ages:2+ years (designed for younger…

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JMG Summer Camp

July 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - July 12, 2019 @ 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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Stories in the Shade

July 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 16, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on July 30, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 13, 2019 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Join us at the gardens for our bi-weekly storytime designed for our youngest gardeners. Each program centres around a theme that explores subjects such as gardens, pollinators, vegetable growing, and other environmental themes through stories, garden activities and related crafts. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. For further information, please contact: [email protected] Dates: July 2, 16, 30, August 13 Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am Cost: $5/child, free admission for an accompanying adult Ages:2+ years (designed for younger…

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Garden Arts Camp

July 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - July 26, 2019 @ 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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Stories in the Shade

July 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 16, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on July 30, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 13, 2019 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Join us at the gardens for our bi-weekly storytime designed for our youngest gardeners. Each program centres around a theme that explores subjects such as gardens, pollinators, vegetable growing, and other environmental themes through stories, garden activities and related crafts. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. For further information, please contact: [email protected] Dates: July 2, 16, 30, August 13 Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am Cost: $5/child, free admission for an accompanying adult Ages:2+ years (designed for younger…

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August 2019

JMG Summer Camp

August 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am - August 9, 2019 @ 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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Stories in the Shade

August 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 16, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on July 30, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 13, 2019 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Join us at the gardens for our bi-weekly storytime designed for our youngest gardeners. Each program centres around a theme that explores subjects such as gardens, pollinators, vegetable growing, and other environmental themes through stories, garden activities and related crafts. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. For further information, please contact: [email protected] Dates: July 2, 16, 30, August 13 Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am Cost: $5/child, free admission for an accompanying adult Ages:2+ years (designed for younger…

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