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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

August 2020

Forest Therapy Walks

August 8 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 8, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Come join Kelly Kiss, ANFT Certified Forest Therapy Guide, 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 bathing. Shinrin-Yoku means to “bathe…

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Spa Time

August 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Together we will create spa treatments for ourselves using herbs from our gardens and household ingredients. These treatments include a facial, finger soak and more! Learn how much fun you can have with your family and friends at your home spa! Bring along a face cloth, towel and hair band and we will see you at the Spa Time!! All other materials are provided. Limit of 8. Date:   August 11 Time: 1:30-3:30 pm Ages:  7+ years Fee:  $25/child Registration: Online or call…

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Picnic in the Gardens

August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 27, 2020

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Picnic in the Gardens is back with more dates and extended hours to reduce crowds. Live music and local vendors will be set up 1:00 - 7:00pm on the following Thursdays: July 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th August 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th Pack a picnic from home or pre-order and pick up from Charlotte and the Quail! (Sorry, no alcohol.) We encourage all visitors to reduce their environmental impact by limiting single-use plastics and using reusable dinnerware if possible. There is…

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Hummingbirds & Flowers – Watercolour Workshop with Richard Wong

August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Join us at the HCP for a lovely safe day of art and music on Thursday, August 13, starting at 1:00pm! Bring a picnic lunch. First up at the Pavilion: sit back, relax and learn how to paint a beautiful “Hummingbird & Flowers” on Japanese art paper with our guest instructor, Richard Wong, 1:00 – 4:00pm. Then enjoy the rest of the day picnicking in the Garden and enjoying the sounds of a local musician. Everyone is welcome. Beginners are…

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Eco Crafts

August 13 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Do you ever wonder how to reduce, reuse, and repurpose household items into new products? Bring along an old tee shirt to make a fabric tote bag to take your goods home in. Then create some amazing other items using household items. Maximum 8. Date:  August 13 Time: 1:30 – 3:00 pm Ages:  6+ years Fee:    $20/child Register online below or call 250 479 6162 Register Online

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Plant Identification & Culture Workshops

August 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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One Saturday a month 1pm - 4pm  January 25, February 15, March 21, April 18, May 23 (field trip - please pre-register), June 20, July 18, August 15 (field trip - please pre-register), September 19, October 17, November 21, December 5 Instructor: Diane Pierce 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…

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Picnic in the Gardens

August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 27, 2020

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Picnic in the Gardens is back with more dates and extended hours to reduce crowds. Live music and local vendors will be set up 1:00 - 7:00pm on the following Thursdays: July 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th August 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th Pack a picnic from home or pre-order and pick up from Charlotte and the Quail! (Sorry, no alcohol.) We encourage all visitors to reduce their environmental impact by limiting single-use plastics and using reusable dinnerware if possible. There is…

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Paint Nights at the Gardens

August 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Trees: August  20 - 5pm - 7pm Picnic in the Gardens starts at 1pm, so consider arriving early for your class and bringing a picnic lunch while enjoying the sounds of a live local musician. At 5pm, move into the pavilion for your paint night experience. At its core, our Paint Night offers a creative platform for individuals to create, experiment, learn, and socialize; all while working towards their own version of the same painting. You’ll learn about working with…

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Picnic in the Gardens

August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 27, 2020

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Picnic in the Gardens is back with more dates and extended hours to reduce crowds. Live music and local vendors will be set up 1:00 - 7:00pm on the following Thursdays: July 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th August 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th Pack a picnic from home or pre-order and pick up from Charlotte and the Quail! (Sorry, no alcohol.) We encourage all visitors to reduce their environmental impact by limiting single-use plastics and using reusable dinnerware if possible. There is…

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Ravens & Crows – Watercolour Workshop with Richard Wong

August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Thursday, August 27 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm Please join Richard for a lovely safe day of art and music that starts at 1:00pm!  Come early.  Bring a lunch to enjoy in the Garden before heading over to the Pavilion to learn how to paint “Crows & Ravens” on Japanese art paper within a mystical backdrop that is so fitting for these special birds.  Crows and Ravens have special meaning to many within mainstream western society and spiritual significance within many…

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Willow Chair Workshop

August 30 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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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 techniques. 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. This class requires previous building experience or a…

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September 2020

Paint Nights at the Gardens – Summer Beach

September 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Summer Beach Thursday - September 3 - 5pm - 7pm Picnic in the Gardens starts at 1pm, so consider arriving early for your class and bringing a picnic lunch while enjoying the sounds of a live local musician. At 5pm, move into the pavilion for your paint night experience. At its core, our Paint Night offers a creative platform for individuals to create, experiment, learn, and socialize; all while working towards their own version of the same painting. You’ll learn…

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Kids Garden Club 2020

September 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
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One event on April 11, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on May 9, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on June 13, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on September 12, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on October 10, 2020 at 9:30 am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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This MONTHLY program takes participants through the growing season from seed starting through the various plant uses for food, self-care, art, and seasonal décor. There is always something to taste, observe, build and weed while gardening and we do it all together!! This program is a great way to provide extra outdoors time for those who love gardening and there are always seeds, plants and other created items to share for use in your home or gardens. DATES:  Saturdays -…

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Paint Nights at the Gardens – Still Life – Apple & Pear

September 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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Summer Beach Thursday - September 17 - 5pm - 7pm Picnic in the Gardens starts at 1pm, so consider arriving early for your class and bringing a picnic lunch while enjoying the sounds of a live local musician. At 5pm, move into the pavilion for your paint night experience. At its core, our Paint Night offers a creative platform for individuals to create, experiment, learn, and socialize; all while working towards their own version of the same painting. You’ll learn…

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Fall Plant Sale

September 26 @ 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 26 - 9am - 4pm More information coming soon!

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Fall Plant Sale

September 26 @ 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 26 - 9:00am - 4:00pm Fall is the perfect time for planting. Gates will open at 9,come early for best selection. All plants are reduced by 25%. A good selection on hand from plants we propagated in the summer. As always free admission to the gardens and Victoria Master Gardeners on site to answer all your questions.

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Plant Identification & Culture Workshops

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada

One Saturday a month 1pm - 4pm  January 25, February 15, March 21, April 18, May 23 (field trip - please pre-register), June 20, July 18, August 15 (field trip - please pre-register), September 26, October 31, November 28, December 5 Instructor: Diane Pierce 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…

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October 2020

Kids Garden Club 2020

October 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
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One event on April 11, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on May 9, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on June 13, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on September 12, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on October 10, 2020 at 9:30 am

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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This MONTHLY program takes participants through the growing season from seed starting through the various plant uses for food, self-care, art, and seasonal décor. There is always something to taste, observe, build and weed while gardening and we do it all together!! This program is a great way to provide extra outdoors time for those who love gardening and there are always seeds, plants and other created items to share for use in your home or gardens. DATES:  Saturdays -…

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Family Harvest Festival – Tentative

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada

Saturday October 24 - 10am - 2pm More information coming soon!

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Plant Identification & Culture Workshops

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada

One Saturday a month 1pm - 4pm  January 25, February 15, March 21, April 18, May 23 (field trip - please pre-register), June 20, July 18, August 15 (field trip - please pre-register), September 26, October 31, November 28, December 5 Instructor: Diane Pierce 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…

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November 2020

Plant Identification & Culture Workshops

November 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada

One Saturday a month 1pm - 4pm January 25, February 15, March 21, April 18, May 23 (field trip - please pre-register), June 20, July 18, August 15 (field trip - please pre-register), September 26, October 31, November 28, December 5 Instructor: Diane Pierce 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…

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December 2020

Plant Identification & Culture Workshops

December 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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One Saturday a month 1pm - 4pm  January 25, February 15, March 21, April 18, May 23 (field trip - please pre-register), June 20, July 18, August 15 (field trip - please pre-register), September 19, October 17, November 21, December 5 Instructor: Diane Pierce 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…

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