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Bird Walk

Saturday, January 28 10 am

Take a guided tour through VanDusen and learn about the native bird species that make their home in the garden.

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Bird Walk

Saturday, February 25 10 am

Take a guided tour through VanDusen and learn about the native bird species that make their home in the garden.

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Medicine Wheel Ceremony

Sunday, 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.

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Bird Walk

Saturday, March 25 10 am

Take a guided tour through VanDusen and learn about the native bird species that make their home in the garden.

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Vancouver Orchid Society Show & Sale

Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, March 26 10 am - 4 pm

Join the Vancouver Orchid Society for their Spring Sale.

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Alpine Garden Club of BC - Spring Show & Sale

Saturday, April 1 12 - 4 pm

Join the Alpine Garden Club of BC for their Spring Show and Sale.

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Tuber Sale

Saturday, April 8 10 am - 4:30 pm

Presented by the Vancouver Dahlia Society

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Bloom Calendar

Fall

Thursday, September 22 2016 - Wednesday, December 21 2016

Autumn colours are absolutely stunning at the Garden, and there are plenty of blooms still showing.

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Spring

Monday, 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…

Summer

Tuesday, June 20 - Tuesday, September 20 2016

Summer in the Garden features vibrant colours and fragrant smells for our visitors to enjoy.

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Courses

Landscape Design Basics

Wednesday, February 1 6 - 8:30 pm

Whether designing a formal entrance to your home, or a cosy retreat in the backyard, there are fundamental principles that should be considered with any landscape design.

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FULL - Spring Pruning

Saturday, February 4 10 am - 2 pm

Thank you for your interest, this course is now full.

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Healthy Soils, Healthy Humans

Wednesday, 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.

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Veggies - What to Grow and When to Sow

Wednesday, 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.

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10 Essential Herbs for Every Garden

Wednesday, March 8 6:30 - 9 pm

Learn about 10 herbs that are workhorses of the garden.

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All About Roses

Saturday, March 11 10 am - 12:30 pm

Increase your enjoyment and decrease the challenges of growing roses successfully in your garden.

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Janis’ Top 25 Plants for Easy Maintenance

Wednesday, March 15 6:30 - 9 pm

Discover Janis’s favourite trees, shrubs and herbaceous perennials for the low maintenance garden and why they made the cut.

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