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BARK - a closer look

Friday, June 1 - Sunday, July 29

Three artists emphasize the amazing textures, shapes and abstractions of a tree’s bark or ‘skin’.

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CANCELLED BC Fuchsia and Begonia Society - Annual Show & Competition

Saturday, July 28 - Sunday, July 29

Please note, this event has been cancelled.

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Social Sundays

Sunday, August 5 - Sunday, August 26

Pack a blanket and bring your friends to VanDusen Botanical Garden for Social Sundays this August!

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Preschool Nature Camps for children aged 4-5

Tuesday, August 7 - Friday, August 10

Each day is a new adventure at our nature based camp! Discover the amazing world of birds, bugs, and plants through fun and games.

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Member Mornings

Saturday, August 11 8 am - 9 am

Member Mornings at VanDusen Garden are in full swing!

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Budding Birders at the Backyard Bird Garden

Thursday, August 23 10 am - 12 pm

Families with children ages 4 – 10 are invited to drop by anytime between 10 am and 12 pm for a morning of hands-on activities to learn more about the birds that frequent VanDusen.

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Sale of Orchids and Companion Plants

Saturday, August 25 10 am - 4 pm

Presented by the Vancouver Orchid Society

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Bloom Calendar

Spring

Tuesday, March 20 - Wednesday, June 20

In spring the Garden is bursting with cheerful rhododendrons, stunning magnolias, delicate cherry blossoms and bloom-full camellias –  to mention a few…

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Courses

How Does your Organic Garden Grow?

Saturday, July 28 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

During this interactive course, taste and examine different samples of fresh home grown veggies such as beans, peas, carrots and beets while we explore best practices for a successful organic garden.

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Bumblebee ID and Nest Building Workshop

Saturday, August 11 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

This class will explore bumblebee ID, natural history of native bumblebees and how you can support them in an urban environment.

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Veggie Gardening for Year-round Harvest

Saturday, August 18 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

The end of summer doesn’t have to mean the end of your edibles! Join Jennifer for an afternoon of learning what and how to plant for continuous harvest this winter, and discovering some of the best varieties of veggies for the cooler growing season.

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