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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

July 2018

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!

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Stories in the Shade (Youth Programs)

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 pm
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One event on July 17, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on July 31, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on August 14, 2018 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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STORIES IN THE SHADE is a bi-weekly story time designed around a theme that explores subjects such as gardens, bugs, and nature through stories and related crafts. Children under 5 years must be accompanied by an adult. Date Tuesday, July 3, 17, 31, August 14    Time: 10:00 am – 10:45 am     Cost: $5/child, free admission for an accompanying adult             Ages:2+ years (designed for younger children, however, siblings are welcome)  Please reserve your spot for both of these programs by calling the Office at HCP 250-479-6162       

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Nature Around Us Walk and Talk (Youth Programs)

July 17 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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One event on July 17, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on July 31, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on August 14, 2018 at 11:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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NATURE AROUND US is a Walk & Talk session geared to the exploration of plants, insects and diversity in the gardens. Participants will tour the gardens at HCP as they discover more about the natural world around them. Date: Tuesday, July 3, 17, 31, August 14     Time: 11:00 am – 11:45 am  Cost: $5/child, free admission for an accompanying adult     Ages: 5+ years (designed for older children, however, younger siblings are welcome)  Please reserve your spot for both of these programs by calling the Office at HCP…

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Terrarium Garden Workshop (Youth Programs)

July 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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TERRARIUM GARDEN WORKSHOP Explore the amazing world of plants, how they grow and what you need to know to build and maintain your own miniature indoor garden. Participants are invited to bring along a glass container to transform (a great upcycle activity with an open glass container 20cm or less). Plants and other materials will be provided. Parents/guardians are welcome to stay and participate. Cost:  $15/person        Ages:  6+ years Pre-Register at HCP 250-479-6162)

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Science in the Garden – Microscopy in the Garden (Youth Programs)

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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SCIENCE IN THE GARDEN – NEW! MICROSCOPY IN THE GARDEN So much of the life of a garden is microscopic. Even within the plants, pollen is unique to a species. Looking at different leaves and petals under a microscope will give the artist in you much inspiration. Leaf litter has a whole ecosystem of its own. Come and explore the microscopic world of the garden. Each participant will be provided with a bag containing a loupe, a specimen box and a…

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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 The Gardens at HCP's summer picnic series is back! Enjoy the magic of the Gardens with cooler temperatures and magical evening light. Admission by donation and live music starts at 5:00pm, with the evening…

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Stories in the Shade (Youth Programs)

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 pm
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One event on July 17, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on July 31, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on August 14, 2018 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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STORIES IN THE SHADE is a bi-weekly story time designed around a theme that explores subjects such as gardens, bugs, and nature through stories and related crafts. Children under 5 years must be accompanied by an adult. Date Tuesday, July 3, 17, 31, August 14    Time: 10:00 am – 10:45 am     Cost: $5/child, free admission for an accompanying adult             Ages:2+ years (designed for younger children, however, siblings are welcome)  Please reserve your spot for both of these programs by calling the Office at HCP 250-479-6162       

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Nature Around Us Walk and Talk (Youth Programs)

July 31 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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One event on July 17, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on July 31, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on August 14, 2018 at 11:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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NATURE AROUND US is a Walk & Talk session geared to the exploration of plants, insects and diversity in the gardens. Participants will tour the gardens at HCP as they discover more about the natural world around them. Date: Tuesday, July 3, 17, 31, August 14     Time: 11:00 am – 11:45 am  Cost: $5/child, free admission for an accompanying adult     Ages: 5+ years (designed for older children, however, younger siblings are welcome)  Please reserve your spot for both of these programs by calling the Office at HCP…

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Fairy Garden Furnishings Workshop (Youth Programs)

July 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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FAIRY GARDEN FURNISHINGS WORKSHOP Are you looking for ways to create your own Fairy Garden outdoors and furnishing it or to increase an existing garden. Join us for this creative activity time to build chairs, ladders, and other furnishings for your wee garden inhabitants. Use them in an existing garden or learn to create one or more garden rooms with them. Explore plants, natural materials and methods to create a whimsical setting in your garden or in containers. Parents/guardians are…

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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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Stories in the Shade (Youth Programs)

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 pm
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One event on July 17, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on July 31, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on August 14, 2018 at 10:00am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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STORIES IN THE SHADE is a bi-weekly story time designed around a theme that explores subjects such as gardens, bugs, and nature through stories and related crafts. Children under 5 years must be accompanied by an adult. Date Tuesday, July 3, 17, 31, August 14    Time: 10:00 am – 10:45 am     Cost: $5/child, free admission for an accompanying adult             Ages:2+ years (designed for younger children, however, siblings are welcome)  Please reserve your spot for both of these programs by calling the Office at HCP 250-479-6162       

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Tea Time! Workshop (Youth Programs)

August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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TEA TIME! This is an introduction to the art of making tea for children, including plant identification, growing, harvesting, and preparing flowers, leaves, and fruit to brew. Participants will host their own tea party to explore the various tastes and scents of herbal tea brewing. We will finish by packaging up our own sample tea to take home. Date: Tuesday, August 14     Time:   1:00 pm – 3:00 pm    Cost:  $15/person     Ages:  6+ years Pre-Register at HCP 250-479-6162)

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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!

Find out more »

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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AUGUST 25 & 26, 2018 - 10AM - 4PM 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 &…

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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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AUGUST 25 & 26, 2018 - 10AM - 4PM 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 &…

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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 The Gardens at HCP's summer picnic series is back! Enjoy the magic of the Gardens with cooler temperatures and magical evening light. Admission by donation and live music starts at 5:00pm, with the evening…

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September 2018

Kombucha Workshop

September 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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With Kristy &  Mark Mackenzie-Moore Is there an inner brew master hiding in you? This half day course in the art of kombucha tea will instruct you on the proper mixing ratios and techniques to brew your own kombucha. We will explore kombucha with all of our senses. You will get to sample and learn to make primary and secondary fermented kombucha. By the end of the workshop you will be sent home with everything you need for your very…

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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…

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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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Willow Chair Workshop

September 9 @ 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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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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Houseplant Care 101

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Sarah Scott This crash course on houseplant care will get you one step closer to an indoor jungle! Learn how to care for various tropicals, succulents and tillandsias, how to choose the right plant, proper watering techniques, soil health, repotting, fertilizing, plant stress and pests, troubleshooting and more! This engaging, hands-on workshop will leave you feeling confident and competent. Attendees will get a copy of Houseplants 101- Your Plants Will Love You e-guide and choose a succulent to pot…

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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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October 2018

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 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 »

Willow Chair Workshop

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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  

Find out more »

Advanced Pruning Workshop

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

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!

Find out more »

Plant identification & Culture Workshops

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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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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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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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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