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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific

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

August 2021

Yoga in the Garden with Michael Toru

August 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
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One event on August 5, 2021 at 5:30 pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Join us for an outdoor yoga class for small groups in the Gardens with instructor Michael Toru. This is a 45 minute session and participants can register for a pack of 5  consecutive sessions. Michael views yoga as his medicine. He was diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder when he was 18 years old. Years of trying out different Western approaches, including surgery, proved to not be a long term solution. When he started practicing yoga his whole well-being became balanced…

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Summer Camps

August 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on July 19, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 3, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 16, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on July 12, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 9, 2021 at 9:00 am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Summer 2021 Dates & Times: Click on Date to Register:  July 5 to 9;  9:00am to 4:00pm July 12 – 16; 9:00am – 12:00pm July 19 to 23; 9:00am to 4:00pm (Full, taking waitlist) August 3 to 6; 9:00am to 4:00pm (Full, taking waitlist) August 9 – 13; 9:00am – 4:00pm August 16 to 20; 9:00am to 12:00pm (Full, taking waitlist) Fee: Five-day camps (9am – 4pm): One child – $180,  two children – $315,  three children – $450 Four-day camp (9am –…

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Forest Therapy Walks

August 14 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 30, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 25, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on September 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on September 29, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on October 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on October 27, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Come join Peter Hehl and Kelly Kiss, ANFT Certified Forest & Nature Therapy Guides, to discover “Forest Bathing”, what it is, along with its health and wellness benefits. Reconnect with yourself and nature through a mindful walk in the beautiful Gardens at HCP. Kelly will offer you a unique “forest bathing” experience, an “immersion” into the space of trees, plants and the beings of the forest and gardens. Forest therapy is inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin-Yoku, or forest…

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Summer Camps

August 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 19, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 3, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 16, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on July 12, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 9, 2021 at 9:00 am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Summer 2021 Dates & Times: Click on Date to Register:  July 5 to 9;  9:00am to 4:00pm July 12 – 16; 9:00am – 12:00pm July 19 to 23; 9:00am to 4:00pm (Full, taking waitlist) August 3 to 6; 9:00am to 4:00pm (Full, taking waitlist) August 9 – 13; 9:00am – 4:00pm August 16 to 20; 9:00am to 12:00pm (Full, taking waitlist) Fee: Five-day camps (9am – 4pm): One child – $180,  two children – $315,  three children – $450 Four-day camp (9am –…

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Planting a Fall Garden 2021- In Person

August 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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We love our summer gardens, but did you know that the middle of summer is the perfect time to start seeding for fall and winter crops? Our Pacific Northwest climate allows us this opportunity to enjoy our fresh harvests well into the colder months, and depending on the season and where you are growing them, into spring! Let’s discover the best plants to grow in the cooler seasons for ongoing harvests. Then assemble seeds and plantings to take home and…

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Terrarium Gardens 2021- In Person

August 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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This class is an introduction to tropical gardening in an easy way that children can manage and enjoy. We will learn about the individual needs of these interesting plants and create a safe environment for them to grow in while using a glass container that is being reused or upcycled. Once you make one you may have to go home and look for more containers to make into gardens for yourself and others. These make great gifts! 6+ years Limited…

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Plant Identification and Culture Classes

August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Diane Pierce Learn so much 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 & can be joined at any time, all year long, one Saturday a month. Classes will be held in person when possible or otherwise via zoom. Masks required for in-person classes.  Note…

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Forest Therapy Walks

August 25 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 30, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 25, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on September 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on September 29, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on October 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on October 27, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Come join Peter Hehl and Kelly Kiss, ANFT Certified Forest & Nature Therapy Guides, to discover “Forest Bathing”, what it is, along with its health and wellness benefits. Reconnect with yourself and nature through a mindful walk in the beautiful Gardens at HCP. Kelly will offer you a unique “forest bathing” experience, an “immersion” into the space of trees, plants and the beings of the forest and gardens. Forest therapy is inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin-Yoku, or forest…

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September 2021

Garden Nature Academy (Mornings)

September 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 26, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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The Garden Nature Academy is a half day program that runs on Tuesday's for 8 consecutive weeks. The outdoors offers safe and seasonal opportunities for your preschooler to explore through play, games, songs, and activities! These outdoor sessions will include time in our vegetable garden, as well as numerous pathways, and native plant forest areas to explore. The small group sizes and our experienced nature educators help to create a nurturing and engaging environment for young children to learn, play…

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Garden Nature Academy (Afternoons)

September 7 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 26, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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The Garden Nature Academy is a half day program that runs on Tuesday’s for 8 consecutive weeks. The outdoors offers safe and seasonal opportunities for your preschooler to explore through play, games, songs, and activities! These outdoor sessions will include time in our vegetable garden, as well as numerous pathways, and native plant forest areas to explore. The small group sizes and our experienced nature educators help to create a nurturing and engaging environment for young children to learn, play…

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Garden Friends (Parent & Child)

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Garden Friends is a half day program for parent and child that runs on Thursday's for 4 consecutive weeks. Children love to explore our gardens while observing and experiencing nature. Together, we will engage in a series of nature activities. Each session includes a garden wander, sharing circle and story time. Bring a snack and picnic blanket for story time and dress for the weather. Limit: 8 children. For ages 3 to 6 Dates: Thursday’s in September (September 9th to September 30th)…

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ONLINE: Open House with Richard Wong, Watercolour Artist

September 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturday, September 11 - 11:00am - 12:15pm Open meet-up for anyone wanting to find out more about Richard Wong's in-person and online watercolour classes.  Questions are encouraged. Registration required. Register by calling 250 479 6162 or by using the online registration button below. Register Online Richard Wong, Artist Statement & Biography “How I Became A Wildlife Artist” This great adventure of mine started fairly innocently. I spent a glorious 25 years with the provincial government of British Columbia working in…

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Plant Identification and Culture Classes

September 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Diane Pierce Learn so much 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 & can be joined at any time, all year long, one Saturday a month. Classes will be held in person when possible or otherwise via zoom. Masks required for in-person classes.  Note…

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Garden Nature Academy (Mornings)

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 26, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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The Garden Nature Academy is a half day program that runs on Tuesday's for 8 consecutive weeks. The outdoors offers safe and seasonal opportunities for your preschooler to explore through play, games, songs, and activities! These outdoor sessions will include time in our vegetable garden, as well as numerous pathways, and native plant forest areas to explore. The small group sizes and our experienced nature educators help to create a nurturing and engaging environment for young children to learn, play…

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Garden Nature Academy (Afternoons)

September 14 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 26, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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The Garden Nature Academy is a half day program that runs on Tuesday’s for 8 consecutive weeks. The outdoors offers safe and seasonal opportunities for your preschooler to explore through play, games, songs, and activities! These outdoor sessions will include time in our vegetable garden, as well as numerous pathways, and native plant forest areas to explore. The small group sizes and our experienced nature educators help to create a nurturing and engaging environment for young children to learn, play…

Find out more »

Garden Friends (Parent & Child)

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Garden Friends is a half day program for parent and child that runs on Thursday's for 4 consecutive weeks. Children love to explore our gardens while observing and experiencing nature. Together, we will engage in a series of nature activities. Each session includes a garden wander, sharing circle and story time. Bring a snack and picnic blanket for story time and dress for the weather. Limit: 8 children. For ages 3 to 6 Dates: Thursday’s in September (September 9th to September 30th)…

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Forest Therapy Walks

September 18 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 30, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 25, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on September 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on September 29, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on October 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on October 27, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Come join Peter Hehl and Kelly Kiss, ANFT Certified Forest & Nature Therapy Guides, to discover “Forest Bathing”, what it is, along with its health and wellness benefits. Reconnect with yourself and nature through a mindful walk in the beautiful Gardens at HCP. Kelly will offer you a unique “forest bathing” experience, an “immersion” into the space of trees, plants and the beings of the forest and gardens. Forest therapy is inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin-Yoku, or forest…

Find out more »

Garden Nature Academy (Mornings)

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 26, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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The Garden Nature Academy is a half day program that runs on Tuesday's for 8 consecutive weeks. The outdoors offers safe and seasonal opportunities for your preschooler to explore through play, games, songs, and activities! These outdoor sessions will include time in our vegetable garden, as well as numerous pathways, and native plant forest areas to explore. The small group sizes and our experienced nature educators help to create a nurturing and engaging environment for young children to learn, play…

Find out more »

Garden Nature Academy (Afternoons)

September 21 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 26, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
+ Google Map

The Garden Nature Academy is a half day program that runs on Tuesday’s for 8 consecutive weeks. The outdoors offers safe and seasonal opportunities for your preschooler to explore through play, games, songs, and activities! These outdoor sessions will include time in our vegetable garden, as well as numerous pathways, and native plant forest areas to explore. The small group sizes and our experienced nature educators help to create a nurturing and engaging environment for young children to learn, play…

Find out more »

Garden Friends (Parent & Child)

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
+ Google Map

Garden Friends is a half day program for parent and child that runs on Thursday's for 4 consecutive weeks. Children love to explore our gardens while observing and experiencing nature. Together, we will engage in a series of nature activities. Each session includes a garden wander, sharing circle and story time. Bring a snack and picnic blanket for story time and dress for the weather. Limit: 8 children. For ages 3 to 6 Dates: Thursday’s in September (September 9th to September 30th)…

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Gulls – Watercolour Workshop with Richard Wong

September 26 @ 12:30 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Sunday, September 26 - 12:30pm - 3:30pm Learn how to create this flock of Gulls using shading and texture to create form, watercolour on Japanese art paper.  All levels are welcome.  Beginners are encouraged. Learn in a relaxed, stress-free and professionally guided environment. Richard Wong is a local professional wildlife artist with international credentials.  His art is popular.  His classes are fun. Richard’s classes frequently sell out so early registration is recommended. Learn more about Richard:  www.richardwongwatercolors.ca Class Fee: $65.00…

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Garden Nature Academy (Mornings)

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 26, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
+ Google Map

The Garden Nature Academy is a half day program that runs on Tuesday's for 8 consecutive weeks. The outdoors offers safe and seasonal opportunities for your preschooler to explore through play, games, songs, and activities! These outdoor sessions will include time in our vegetable garden, as well as numerous pathways, and native plant forest areas to explore. The small group sizes and our experienced nature educators help to create a nurturing and engaging environment for young children to learn, play…

Find out more »

Garden Nature Academy (Afternoons)

September 28 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 26, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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The Garden Nature Academy is a half day program that runs on Tuesday’s for 8 consecutive weeks. The outdoors offers safe and seasonal opportunities for your preschooler to explore through play, games, songs, and activities! These outdoor sessions will include time in our vegetable garden, as well as numerous pathways, and native plant forest areas to explore. The small group sizes and our experienced nature educators help to create a nurturing and engaging environment for young children to learn, play…

Find out more »

Forest Therapy Walks

September 29 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 30, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 25, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on September 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on September 29, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on October 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on October 27, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
+ Google Map

Come join Peter Hehl and Kelly Kiss, ANFT Certified Forest & Nature Therapy Guides, to discover “Forest Bathing”, what it is, along with its health and wellness benefits. Reconnect with yourself and nature through a mindful walk in the beautiful Gardens at HCP. Kelly will offer you a unique “forest bathing” experience, an “immersion” into the space of trees, plants and the beings of the forest and gardens. Forest therapy is inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin-Yoku, or forest…

Find out more »

Garden Friends (Parent & Child)

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Garden Friends is a half day program for parent and child that runs on Thursday's for 4 consecutive weeks. Children love to explore our gardens while observing and experiencing nature. Together, we will engage in a series of nature activities. Each session includes a garden wander, sharing circle and story time. Bring a snack and picnic blanket for story time and dress for the weather. Limit: 8 children. For ages 3 to 6 Dates: Thursday’s in September (September 9th to September 30th)…

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October 2021

Plant Identification and Culture Classes

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
+ Google Map

with Diane Pierce Learn so much 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 & can be joined at any time, all year long, one Saturday a month. Classes will be held in person when possible or otherwise via zoom. Masks required for in-person classes.  Note…

Find out more »

Garden Nature Academy (Mornings)

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 26, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
+ Google Map

The Garden Nature Academy is a half day program that runs on Tuesday's for 8 consecutive weeks. The outdoors offers safe and seasonal opportunities for your preschooler to explore through play, games, songs, and activities! These outdoor sessions will include time in our vegetable garden, as well as numerous pathways, and native plant forest areas to explore. The small group sizes and our experienced nature educators help to create a nurturing and engaging environment for young children to learn, play…

Find out more »

Garden Nature Academy (Afternoons)

October 5 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 26, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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The Garden Nature Academy is a half day program that runs on Tuesday’s for 8 consecutive weeks. The outdoors offers safe and seasonal opportunities for your preschooler to explore through play, games, songs, and activities! These outdoor sessions will include time in our vegetable garden, as well as numerous pathways, and native plant forest areas to explore. The small group sizes and our experienced nature educators help to create a nurturing and engaging environment for young children to learn, play…

Find out more »

Garden Nature Academy (Mornings)

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 26, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
+ Google Map

The Garden Nature Academy is a half day program that runs on Tuesday's for 8 consecutive weeks. The outdoors offers safe and seasonal opportunities for your preschooler to explore through play, games, songs, and activities! These outdoor sessions will include time in our vegetable garden, as well as numerous pathways, and native plant forest areas to explore. The small group sizes and our experienced nature educators help to create a nurturing and engaging environment for young children to learn, play…

Find out more »

Garden Nature Academy (Afternoons)

October 12 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 26, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
+ Google Map

The Garden Nature Academy is a half day program that runs on Tuesday’s for 8 consecutive weeks. The outdoors offers safe and seasonal opportunities for your preschooler to explore through play, games, songs, and activities! These outdoor sessions will include time in our vegetable garden, as well as numerous pathways, and native plant forest areas to explore. The small group sizes and our experienced nature educators help to create a nurturing and engaging environment for young children to learn, play…

Find out more »

Forest Therapy Walks

October 16 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 30, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 25, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on September 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on September 29, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on October 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on October 27, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
+ Google Map

Come join Peter Hehl and Kelly Kiss, ANFT Certified Forest & Nature Therapy Guides, to discover “Forest Bathing”, what it is, along with its health and wellness benefits. Reconnect with yourself and nature through a mindful walk in the beautiful Gardens at HCP. Kelly will offer you a unique “forest bathing” experience, an “immersion” into the space of trees, plants and the beings of the forest and gardens. Forest therapy is inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin-Yoku, or forest…

Find out more »

Garden Nature Academy (Mornings)

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 26, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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The Garden Nature Academy is a half day program that runs on Tuesday's for 8 consecutive weeks. The outdoors offers safe and seasonal opportunities for your preschooler to explore through play, games, songs, and activities! These outdoor sessions will include time in our vegetable garden, as well as numerous pathways, and native plant forest areas to explore. The small group sizes and our experienced nature educators help to create a nurturing and engaging environment for young children to learn, play…

Find out more »

Garden Nature Academy (Afternoons)

October 19 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 26, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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The Garden Nature Academy is a half day program that runs on Tuesday’s for 8 consecutive weeks. The outdoors offers safe and seasonal opportunities for your preschooler to explore through play, games, songs, and activities! These outdoor sessions will include time in our vegetable garden, as well as numerous pathways, and native plant forest areas to explore. The small group sizes and our experienced nature educators help to create a nurturing and engaging environment for young children to learn, play…

Find out more »

Garden Nature Academy (Mornings)

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 26, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
+ Google Map

The Garden Nature Academy is a half day program that runs on Tuesday's for 8 consecutive weeks. The outdoors offers safe and seasonal opportunities for your preschooler to explore through play, games, songs, and activities! These outdoor sessions will include time in our vegetable garden, as well as numerous pathways, and native plant forest areas to explore. The small group sizes and our experienced nature educators help to create a nurturing and engaging environment for young children to learn, play…

Find out more »

Garden Nature Academy (Afternoons)

October 26 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 26, 2021

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
+ Google Map

The Garden Nature Academy is a half day program that runs on Tuesday’s for 8 consecutive weeks. The outdoors offers safe and seasonal opportunities for your preschooler to explore through play, games, songs, and activities! These outdoor sessions will include time in our vegetable garden, as well as numerous pathways, and native plant forest areas to explore. The small group sizes and our experienced nature educators help to create a nurturing and engaging environment for young children to learn, play…

Find out more »

Forest Therapy Walks

October 27 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 30, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 25, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on September 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on September 29, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on October 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on October 27, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Come join Peter Hehl and Kelly Kiss, ANFT Certified Forest & Nature Therapy Guides, to discover “Forest Bathing”, what it is, along with its health and wellness benefits. Reconnect with yourself and nature through a mindful walk in the beautiful Gardens at HCP. Kelly will offer you a unique “forest bathing” experience, an “immersion” into the space of trees, plants and the beings of the forest and gardens. Forest therapy is inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin-Yoku, or forest…

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November 2021

Plant Identification and Culture Classes

November 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Diane Pierce Learn so much 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 & can be joined at any time, all year long, one Saturday a month. Classes will be held in person when possible or otherwise via zoom. Masks required for in-person classes.  Note…

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December 2021

Plant Identification and Culture Classes

December 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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with Diane Pierce Learn so much 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 & can be joined at any time, all year long, one Saturday a month. Classes will be held in person when possible or otherwise via zoom. Masks required for in-person classes.  Note…

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