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Works by Anna Milton

Friday, June 30 - Wednesday, September 27 during library hours

In the Yosef Wosk Library and Resource Centre

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BC Fuchsia and Begonia Society - Annual Show & Competition

Saturday, July 29 - Sunday, July 30 10 am - 4 pm

Join the BC Fuchsia & Begonia Society for their Annual Show & Competition.

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Social Sundays

Tuesday, August 1 - Thursday, August 31

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

Sale of Orchids and Companion Plants

Saturday, August 19 10 am - 4 pm

Presented by the Vancouver Orchid Society

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Teacher Open House (free!)

Thursday, August 31 10 am - 12 pm

Save the Date! For K-12 Teachers.

 

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Dahlia Show

Saturday, September 2 - Sunday, September 3 12 - 3:30 pm

Join the Vancouver Dahlia Society for their annual show.

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Early Chrysanthemum Sale

Saturday, September 9 - Sunday, September 10 12 - 4 pm

Presented by the Point Grey Chrysanthemum Association

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Bloom Calendar

Spring

Monday, March 20 - Tuesday, June 20

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

Fall

Friday, September 22 - Thursday, December 21

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

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Winter

Thursday, December 21 - Tuesday, March 20 2018

The winter Garden features muted colour palettes, stunning silhouettes and a scattering of colour with winter berries and blooms.

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Courses

New! Herbs and Spices - from the World to your Home

Wednesday, October 4 6:30 - 9 pm

Coriander, caraway, fennel seed, mustard, mint, bay, garlic, basil – discover the global importance of these and other herbs and spices through a culinary and historical lens.

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New! Ethnobotany Walk in the Tropics

Tuesday, November 7 10:30 - 11:45 am

Come up to Bloedel Conservatory for a walk through a warm mini rainforest, led by Education Director, Gillian Drake.

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New! Great Herbal Gifts for the Holidays

Wednesday, November 8 6:30 - 9 pm

Looking for that perfect homemade gift from the garden? Join Claire for an evening of discovering gift ideas for everyone on your list!

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Bitters: From Snake Oil to Artisanal Cocktails

Thursday, November 16 7 - 8:30 pm

Sip on cocktails made with local spirits while we explore some of the botanicals commonly used as bittering agents and discuss current uses in drinks to try at home.

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