Introduction to Gardening with Ornamental Grasses

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria, BC, Canada

with Mike Rogers The workshop will consist of both a classroom session and an outdoor demonstration of planting, care and maintenance in the garden. Each will be approximately one hour in duration. During the classroom session, participants will be introduced to the joys of gardening with ornamental grasses. Some basic botany, the most popular grass […]

Introduction to Fruit Trees Workshop

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria, BC, Canada

with Gordon Mackay Course participants will be introduced to pruning fundamentals and concepts for fruit trees, including apple, pear and the stone fruits. We will look at summer versus winter pruning and pruning old, mature trees versus young newly established trees. Tree planting and early training will be covered along with various methods of growing […]

Line & Wash Watercolours on Japanese Art Paper with Richard Wong

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria, BC, Canada

Join Richard Wong for an afternoon of creative fun and inspiration exploring "line & wash" techniques with archival ink and watercolour. The addition of line and wash adds a little more texture to your paintings and can result in very pleasing effects. Richard has designed the classes in this three part series to be 'stand […]

Recurring

Plant Identification & Culture Workshop

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria, BC, Canada

with Jane Tice This is a monthly class in which participants will be introduced to 20 new plants in each session. If you are a new gardener, new to Victoria or just want to brush up on your plant knowledge, this is a great place to get started. This is a monthly class where participants […]

Family Day 2024

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria, BC, Canada

You are invited to Admission by donation Join us and help Rocky Point Bird Observatory celebrate its 30th anniversary while participating in the Great Backyard Bird Count! Bring your binoculars and take part in Bird Walks, play Bird Bingo, check out the Interactive Display Table and Colouring stations.

HCP Kids - Pro-D Day Camp

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria, BC, Canada

During these camps, we will busy ourselves with seasonal gardening activities in our very own HCP Kids Garden! There will also be an exploration of the many natural systems that keep our gardens growing, garden arts and crafts, and more! Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Fee: $45 Date: 16 February 2024 Register: Online or call 250-479-6162

$45.00

HCP Kids - Seed starting with Kids

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria, BC, Canada

As gardeners it never seems early enough to begin seed starting. This is an inexpensive way to produce food crops, herbs and flowers; we explore them all. There will be lots of seeds planted and brought home to continue growing and enjoying. This is a great skill to have as a budding gardener! Ages 5 […]

$35.00

Rib Basket with Handle Workshop with Joan Carrigan

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria, BC, Canada

This is a traditional European style basket used for centuries as a household gathering and storage basket. This version has 2 round oak hoops forming the handle and opening of the basket. We will be using natural and dyed reed along with seagrass and cordage. Although seagrass will be on hand, participants will learn how […]

Recurring

Plant Identification & Culture Workshop

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria, BC, Canada

with Jane Tice This is a monthly class in which participants will be introduced to 20 new plants in each session. If you are a new gardener, new to Victoria or just want to brush up on your plant knowledge, this is a great place to get started. This is a monthly class where participants […]

Community Clothing Swap

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria, BC, Canada

NOTICE: Due to weather the gardens are closed on January 18th, please bring donations on 19th or on the day of the event. January can be a quiet month for gardeners, but a great time for other community events. Join us for a Community Clothing Swap happening at the HCP.  Please RSVP HERE if you […]