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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 2019

Pro D Day Camps

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 25, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

One event on February 14, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on April 27, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on May 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Do you know a child who enjoys gardening? Our gardens are perfect for learning about growing plants, food and building natural support systems. Have them spend their next Pro-D Day with us!DATES: Monday September 23, 2019; Friday October 25, 2019; Friday November 22, 2019; Friday February 14, 2020; Monday April 27, 2020; Friday May 15, 2020.AGES: 5.5-12 YEARSTIMES: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM*Register with us at 250-479-6162 between 9-5 during our regular season hours and 10-4 during winter months.

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College Information Session

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Thinking about a career in horticulture? Our next full-time Horticulture Certificate Program starts in January 2020. Learn about the program and the application process, see the gardens and bring all your questions to our information session on September 25, 2019 at 6pm @ The Gardens at HCP. Registration is preferred, but drop-ins are welcome. To register, please email [email protected]    

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COLLEGE INFORMATION SESSION

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Thinking about a career in horticulture? Our next full-time Horticulture Certificate Program starts in January 2020. Learn about the program and the application process, see the gardens and bring all your questions to our information session on September 25, 2019 at 6pm @ The Gardens at HCP. Registration is preferred, but drop-ins are welcome. To register, please email [email protected]

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Pine Needle Basketry

September 28 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturday, September 28 - 9:30am - 5:00pm Instructor: Joan Carrigan Learn to make a pine needle coiled basket using waxed linen thread as the stitching material. We will explore different ways of starting pine needle baskets and stitches such as plain and V-stitch patterns. Each participant can design their own basket working on ways to shape and create pattern with stitches and colour threads. Joan will have extra long California pine needles for you to use but she will talk…

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Grow Your Own Cut Flower Garden – Fall

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturday, September 28 - 11:00am - 2:00pm Instructor: Eiddwen Thomas Eiddwen Thomas, floral designer and owner of Cantref Gardens will teach participants about flowers, grasses, herbs, and foliage for making gorgeous fall arrangements Find out about fall clean up and soil preparation for next year. Learn what bulbs and plants you can plant now for colour in your garden in the spring, such as tulips, narcissus, and other gorgeous spring bulbs. HCP Members $55 /Non Members $60 Call 250 479…

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Mini Garden Series

September 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 19, 2019

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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What is it about miniature gardens that intrigues us? Is it the adorable tiny plants we choose to nestle into interesting and unusual containers…vintage, upcycled, or made? This workshop series will include a weekly project to create a fairy, alpine, succulent and terrarium garden. If you love miniatures of all kinds, give this garden series a try! DATES: Saturdays, September 28 (fairy), October 5 (alpine), October 12 (succulent), October 19 (terrarium)FEES: $85/4 week series or $ 25/1 weekAGES: 7-14 yearsTIMES: 1:30…

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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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Willow Hoop Rib Basket

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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Sunday, September 29 - 9:30am - 4:30pm Instructor: Joan Carrigan This is a variation of an oval rib basket which has 2 built-in side handles often called a potato basket. We will be using willow for the hoop and a combination of dyed reed and seagrass for the weaving. This is a lovely storage and display basket perfect for the kitchen or holding craft supplies. Our basketry workshops are popular. Should the class be sold out when you call, please…

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Cannabis for the Homegrower: Harvesting & Processing

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Sunday, September 29 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm Instructor: Jo Wyld You’ve grown your cannabis, now what do you do? In this workshop, we will explore the myriad ways to prepare your cannabis for personal use.  Discussion will include methods of harvesting, curing, drying and processing your cannabis. The preparation and creation of oils, tinctures, cannabutter, salves, a variety of cooking methods and making extracts will be introduced. HCP Members $60/Non Members $65 Call 250 479 6162 to register

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Fun With Flowers Series

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until September 29, 2019

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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FUN WITH FLOWERS seriesThis is the time of year that our gardens are full of beautiful flowers. Learn to dry, pound, arrange and create with them to preserve their natural beauty and even their scent! Each week participants will be introduced to a new technique and create a take-away they will be proud to show. This is an opportunity to learn about plants and craft with them.DATES: Sundays, September 15(drying & pressing), September 22 (flower pounding), September 29 (arranging with fresh) FEES: $55/3…

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Stories in the Garden

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

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

One event on October 7, 2019 at 10:00 am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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If you enjoyed the summer season of STORIES IN THE SHADE, this is our fall version, featuring seasonal and entertaining stories and garden wanders for preschoolers. Each week a new theme and story is planned around a garden adventure to explore and discover the many wonders in our gardens. DATES: Mondays, September 9, 16, 30, and October 7.FEE: $5/participating childAGES: 2-5 years (with accompanying adult) TIMES: 10:00 am – 11:00 am*Register with us at 250-479-6162 between 9-5 daily or in person.

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October 2019

Advanced Pruning

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 9:00 am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturday, October 5 & 12 - 9:00am - 12:00pm Instructor: 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…

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JMG Kids Garden Club

October 5 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am
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One event on April 6, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on May 4, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on June 1, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on September 7, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on October 5, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on November 2, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on December 7, 2019 at 9:45 am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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*New start time* Once a month we meet for seasonal gardening activities in our very own Junior Master Gardener 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 watering! These…

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Mini Garden Series

October 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 19, 2019

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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What is it about miniature gardens that intrigues us? Is it the adorable tiny plants we choose to nestle into interesting and unusual containers…vintage, upcycled, or made? This workshop series will include a weekly project to create a fairy, alpine, succulent and terrarium garden. If you love miniatures of all kinds, give this garden series a try! DATES: Saturdays, September 28 (fairy), October 5 (alpine), October 12 (succulent), October 19 (terrarium)FEES: $85/4 week series or $ 25/1 weekAGES: 7-14 yearsTIMES: 1:30…

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Backyard Beekeeping – The First Year

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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Sunday, October 6 - 9:00am - 12:00pm Instructor: Gordon Mackay The interest and popularity of this wonderful craft is increasing every year. It is very important to become familiarised with the hive and the honey bee before you get your bees to maximize your chances of success. This workshop will focus on the beginner beekeeper who is planning on setting up a hive in the spring, or for those that have had bees for a year.  We will cover the…

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Eco Crafts

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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We are becoming more aware of how our actions impact our planet. By starting with little changes at home, we can make a difference! In this workshop we will explore ways to reuse household items and use natural materials to save on waste while making great personal products to use at home and school. We will use fabric, beeswax, herbs, and other materials. Participants are asked to bring along an old tee shirt to make their first item, an upcycled…

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Stories in the Garden

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on September 16, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

One event on October 7, 2019 at 10:00 am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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If you enjoyed the summer season of STORIES IN THE SHADE, this is our fall version, featuring seasonal and entertaining stories and garden wanders for preschoolers. Each week a new theme and story is planned around a garden adventure to explore and discover the many wonders in our gardens. DATES: Mondays, September 9, 16, 30, and October 7.FEE: $5/participating childAGES: 2-5 years (with accompanying adult) TIMES: 10:00 am – 11:00 am*Register with us at 250-479-6162 between 9-5 daily or in person.

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Advanced Pruning

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 9:00 am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturday, October 5 & 12 - 9:00am - 12:00pm Instructor: 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…

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Introduction to Forest Bathing

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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. We will start off with a one-hour discussion, followed by a two-hour forest therapy walk. Reconnect with yourself and nature through a mindful walk in the beautiful Gardens at HCP.  Peter and Kelly will offer you a unique "forest bathing" experience,  an “immersion” into the space of trees, plants and the beings…

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Mini Garden Series

October 12 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 19, 2019

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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What is it about miniature gardens that intrigues us? Is it the adorable tiny plants we choose to nestle into interesting and unusual containers…vintage, upcycled, or made? This workshop series will include a weekly project to create a fairy, alpine, succulent and terrarium garden. If you love miniatures of all kinds, give this garden series a try! DATES: Saturdays, September 28 (fairy), October 5 (alpine), October 12 (succulent), October 19 (terrarium)FEES: $85/4 week series or $ 25/1 weekAGES: 7-14 yearsTIMES: 1:30…

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Herbal Tincture Making Workshop

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturday, October 19 - 10:00am - 1:00pm Instructor: Lily Fawn An herbal tincture is a very effective form of extracting the medicine from plants. It has a much longer shelf life than an infusion, decoction or oil and can be stored in your cupboard for years. Herbalist, Lily Fawn, shares the secrets of herbal tincture making. Participants will gain confidence in basic medicine making skills and learn both folklore tincture making and standardized methods. Participants take home all medicines made…

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Mini Garden Series

October 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 19, 2019

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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What is it about miniature gardens that intrigues us? Is it the adorable tiny plants we choose to nestle into interesting and unusual containers…vintage, upcycled, or made? This workshop series will include a weekly project to create a fairy, alpine, succulent and terrarium garden. If you love miniatures of all kinds, give this garden series a try! DATES: Saturdays, September 28 (fairy), October 5 (alpine), October 12 (succulent), October 19 (terrarium)FEES: $85/4 week series or $ 25/1 weekAGES: 7-14 yearsTIMES: 1:30…

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Willow Chair Workshop

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Sunday, October 20 - 9:00am - 5:00pm Instructor: 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…

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Urban Forestry

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Participants will be introduced to urban tree and urban forest planning and management, and also collection of urban tree data. Ryan will also cover an introduction to tree protection and preservation bylaws, tree risk management, and strategies to sustainably improve canopy cover This course will introduce the following skills:-Basic field collection of urban forest data (Genus and species, tree measurement, condition assessment, critical root zone, location)-Use of tools and references to collect and analyze field data (GPS, GIS, diameter tape,…

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Mason Bee Maintenance

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Sunday, October 20 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm Instructor: Tom Leahy This informative class with Mason Bee expert, Tom Leahy. Tom 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 the cocoons. If you have cocoons, bring them along and get the job done with Tom’s guidance. If you don’t have your own…

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By Donation Monday

October 21
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One event on February 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on March 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on April 15, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on May 20, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on June 17, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on July 15, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on August 19, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on September 16, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on October 21, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on November 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 16, 2019 at 12:00 am

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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Pro D Day Camps

October 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 25, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

One event on February 14, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on April 27, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on May 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Do you know a child who enjoys gardening? Our gardens are perfect for learning about growing plants, food and building natural support systems. Have them spend their next Pro-D Day with us!DATES: Monday September 23, 2019; Friday October 25, 2019; Friday November 22, 2019; Friday February 14, 2020; Monday April 27, 2020; Friday May 15, 2020.AGES: 5.5-12 YEARSTIMES: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM*Register with us at 250-479-6162 between 9-5 during our regular season hours and 10-4 during winter months.

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“Abundance” Painting Workshop

October 26 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturday, October 26 & Sunday, October 27 - 9:30am - 4:30pm Instructor: Rose Cowles HCP Members & Non Members $275 Call 250 479 6162 to register

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Family Harvest Festival

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Join us for a fun-filled event with lots of activities for the family. Check back for more information on the event closer to the time.

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Plant identification & Culture Workshops

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 25, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 1:00 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  2019 Dates: January 26, February 16, March 16, April 13, May 25, June 15, July 20, August 17 (field trip – please pre-register), September 14, October 26, November 16, December 7 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.…

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November 2019

Winter Hours Begin

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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A reminder that we are switching to our Winter hours beginning November 1st. Winter Hours - 10am - 4pm every day, November to February.

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JMG Kids Garden Club

November 2 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am
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One event on April 6, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on May 4, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on June 1, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on September 7, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on October 5, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on November 2, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on December 7, 2019 at 9:45 am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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*New start time* Once a month we meet for seasonal gardening activities in our very own Junior Master Gardener 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 watering! These…

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Indoor Fairy Gardens

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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These sweet little gardens include a miniature plant to keep warm indoors. Learn to create a fun garden, safe for a wee tropical plant and the perfect place for fairies to visit! We will include a tiny area for sitting, signs, and more! Bring along a friend and make your own fairy garden to take home and care for indoors as our weather gets cooler.DATE: Saturday, November 9FEE: $15/childAGES: 4 – 8 yearsTIMES: 1:00 – 2:30 pm

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Plant identification & Culture Workshops

November 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 25, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 1:00 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  2019 Dates: January 26, February 16, March 16, April 13, May 25, June 15, July 20, August 17 (field trip – please pre-register), September 14, October 26, November 16, December 7 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.…

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By Donation Monday

November 18
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One event on February 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on March 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on April 15, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on May 20, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on June 17, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on July 15, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on August 19, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on September 16, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on October 21, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on November 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 16, 2019 at 12:00 am

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 »

Pro D Day Camps

November 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 25, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

One event on February 14, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on April 27, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on May 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Do you know a child who enjoys gardening? Our gardens are perfect for learning about growing plants, food and building natural support systems. Have them spend their next Pro-D Day with us!DATES: Monday September 23, 2019; Friday October 25, 2019; Friday November 22, 2019; Friday February 14, 2020; Monday April 27, 2020; Friday May 15, 2020.AGES: 5.5-12 YEARSTIMES: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM*Register with us at 250-479-6162 between 9-5 during our regular season hours and 10-4 during winter months.

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Pesticide Applicator Course

November 23 @ 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 Certificate Course (Landscape General Category): Course: November 23 and 24, 2019 Exam: November 25, 2019 Course: Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Exam: Monday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 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…

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Wreath Making Workshops

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

One event on December 1, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on December 7, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on December 8, 2019 at 10:00 am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturdays & Sundays - 10:00am - 12:00pm  / 1:00pm - 3:00pm November 23, 24, 30 & December 1, 7, 8 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 wreaths turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great…

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Wreath Making Workshops

November 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturdays & Sundays - 10:00am - 12:00pm  / 1:00pm - 3:00pm November 23, 24, 30 & December 1, 7, 8 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 wreaths turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great…

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Pesticide Applicator Course

November 24 @ 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 Certificate Course (Landscape General Category): Course: November 23 and 24, 2019 Exam: November 25, 2019 Course: Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Exam: Monday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 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…

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Wreath Making Workshops

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturdays & Sundays - 10:00am - 12:00pm  / 1:00pm - 3:00pm November 23, 24, 30 & December 1, 7, 8 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 wreaths turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great…

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Wreath Making Workshops

November 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturdays & Sundays - 10:00am - 12:00pm  / 1:00pm - 3:00pm November 23, 24, 30 & December 1, 7, 8 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 wreaths turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great…

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Pesticide Applicator Exam

November 25 @ 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 Certificate Course (Landscape General Category): Course: November 23 and 24, 2019 Exam: November 25, 2019 Course: Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Exam: Monday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Location: The Gardens at HCP Course Cost: $400 including textbooks and exam fees Exam Only Cost: $110 To sign up: Phone our office at 250-479-3210, or email [email protected] Full payment is required with registration.

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“Land and Sea” Painting Workshop

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturday, November 30 & Sunday, December 1 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Instructor: Rose Cowles HCP Members & Non Members $275 Call 250 479 6162 to register

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Wreath Making Workshops

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturdays & Sundays - 10:00am - 12:00pm  / 1:00pm - 3:00pm November 23, 24, 30 & December 1, 7, 8 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 wreaths turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great…

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Wreath Making Workshops

November 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturdays & Sundays - 10:00am - 12:00pm  / 1:00pm - 3:00pm November 23, 24, 30 & December 1, 7, 8 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 wreaths turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great…

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December 2019

“Land and Sea” Painting Workshop

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturday, November 30 & Sunday, December 1 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Instructor: Rose Cowles HCP Members & Non Members $275 Call 250 479 6162 to register

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Wreath Making Workshops

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturdays & Sundays - 10:00am - 12:00pm  / 1:00pm - 3:00pm November 23, 24, 30 & December 1, 7, 8 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 wreaths turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great…

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Wreath Making Workshops

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturdays & Sundays - 10:00am - 12:00pm  / 1:00pm - 3:00pm November 23, 24, 30 & December 1, 7, 8 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 wreaths turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great…

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JMG Kids Garden Club

December 7 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am
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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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*New start time* Once a month we meet for seasonal gardening activities in our very own Junior Master Gardener 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 watering! These…

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Wreath Making Workshops

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturdays & Sundays - 10:00am - 12:00pm  / 1:00pm - 3:00pm November 23, 24, 30 & December 1, 7, 8 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 wreaths turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great…

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Plant identification & Culture Workshops

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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One event on October 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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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  2019 Dates: January 26, February 16, March 16, April 13, May 25, June 15, July 20, August 17 (field trip – please pre-register), September 14, October 26, November 16, December 7 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.…

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Wreath Making Workshops

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturdays & Sundays - 10:00am - 12:00pm  / 1:00pm - 3:00pm November 23, 24, 30 & December 1, 7, 8 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 wreaths turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great…

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Wreath Making for Families

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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This is becoming a fun tradition for many families at HCP. It is a fun way to make a door wreath using a variety of plant materials provided for you! That saves a lot of gathering and helps focus on the creating! We will be using wire wreaths and lots of boughs and branches to choose from. Participants are asked to bring along a pair of hand pruners (secateurs), if you have some. An adult is to accompany each child/youth…

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Wreath Making Workshops

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturdays & Sundays - 10:00am - 12:00pm  / 1:00pm - 3:00pm November 23, 24, 30 & December 1, 7, 8 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 wreaths turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great…

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Wreath Making Workshops

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Saturdays & Sundays - 10:00am - 12:00pm  / 1:00pm - 3:00pm November 23, 24, 30 & December 1, 7, 8 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 wreaths turn out the same! The wreaths will contain an assortment of evergreens, berries, cones and bows. These wreaths will last and look great…

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Wreath Making for Families

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on December 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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This is becoming a fun tradition for many families at HCP. It is a fun way to make a door wreath using a variety of plant materials provided for you! That saves a lot of gathering and helps focus on the creating! We will be using wire wreaths and lots of boughs and branches to choose from. Participants are asked to bring along a pair of hand pruners (secateurs), if you have some. An adult is to accompany each child/youth…

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Wreath Making for Families

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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This is becoming a fun tradition for many families at HCP. It is a fun way to make a door wreath using a variety of plant materials provided for you! That saves a lot of gathering and helps focus on the creating! We will be using wire wreaths and lots of boughs and branches to choose from. Participants are asked to bring along a pair of hand pruners (secateurs), if you have some. An adult is to accompany each child/youth…

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By Donation Monday

December 16
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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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February 2020

Pro D Day Camps

February 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Do you know a child who enjoys gardening? Our gardens are perfect for learning about growing plants, food and building natural support systems. Have them spend their next Pro-D Day with us!DATES: Monday September 23, 2019; Friday October 25, 2019; Friday November 22, 2019; Friday February 14, 2020; Monday April 27, 2020; Friday May 15, 2020.AGES: 5.5-12 YEARSTIMES: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM*Register with us at 250-479-6162 between 9-5 during our regular season hours and 10-4 during winter months.

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April 2020

Pro D Day Camps

April 27, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Do you know a child who enjoys gardening? Our gardens are perfect for learning about growing plants, food and building natural support systems. Have them spend their next Pro-D Day with us!DATES: Monday September 23, 2019; Friday October 25, 2019; Friday November 22, 2019; Friday February 14, 2020; Monday April 27, 2020; Friday May 15, 2020.AGES: 5.5-12 YEARSTIMES: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM*Register with us at 250-479-6162 between 9-5 during our regular season hours and 10-4 during winter months.

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May 2020

Pro D Day Camps

May 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 25, 2019 at 9:00 am

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Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Do you know a child who enjoys gardening? Our gardens are perfect for learning about growing plants, food and building natural support systems. Have them spend their next Pro-D Day with us!DATES: Monday September 23, 2019; Friday October 25, 2019; Friday November 22, 2019; Friday February 14, 2020; Monday April 27, 2020; Friday May 15, 2020.AGES: 5.5-12 YEARSTIMES: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM*Register with us at 250-479-6162 between 9-5 during our regular season hours and 10-4 during winter months.

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