Events, Flora and Courses
Public art, lectures, seasonal blooms, family adventures and courses — there is always something happening at VanDusen. See what’s on now and coming up soon.
Medicine Wheel CeremonySunday, March 19 - Sunday, December 17 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
People from varying backgrounds and spiritual traditions are invited to gather to celebrate the beginning of a new season in a beautiful outdoors setting at VanDusen Garden.Learn More
WinterWednesday, December 21 2016 - Monday, March 20
The winter Garden features muted colour palettes, stunning silhouettes and a scattering of colour with winter berries and blooms.Learn More
SpringMonday, March 20 - Monday, June 20 2016
In spring the Garden is bursting with cheerful rhododendrons, stunning magnolias, delicate cherry blossoms and bloom-full camellias – to mention a few…
Healthy Soils, Healthy HumansWednesday, February 8 - Wednesday, February 15 6 - 8:30 pm
Home-grown food should be ultra-tasty and nutritious, but in reality, the nutrient value can vary greatly depending on what is in your soil.Learn More
Beneficial Insects in your GardenSaturday, February 18 10 am - 12:30 pm
Healthy gardens host an abundance of different beneficial insects – some pollinating, others preying on plant pests, and all contributing to a dynamic ecosystem.Learn More
Veggies - What to Grow and When to SowWednesday, February 22 6 - 8:30 pm
For new (or always improving) vegetable gardeners, this course will cover the basics on what are the best veggies to grow in our climate, and how to successfully get started.Learn More
Outdoor Portrait PhotographySaturday, March 11
This course has been cancelled. Sorry for any inconvenience.