Online Speaker Series

Wednesday, January 27 6:30pm - 7:30pm

A Remarkable Ice Age Megaflood in Southwestern BC

In our first Speaker Series of 2021, Order of Canada Recipient, and SFU geologist and professor John Clague discusses the remarkable megaflood that occurred in southwestern BC at the end of the last Ice Age describing the flood, its effects on the landscape and its cause.

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Newly Renovated Canadian Heritage Orchard at VanDusen Botanical Garden

Sunday, January 31

Take a trip back in time and visit VanDusen’s newly renovated Canadian Heritage Orchard, which represents an authentic apple orchard you would have seen in the late 1800s and early 1900s in southern British Columbia.

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The Jewel Atop Vancouver

Sunday, January 31

Purchase the Official Bloedel Conservatory 50th Anniversary Commemorative Booklet online!

Online Speaker Series 2021: "VanDusen’s Fascinating Birdlife"

Thursday, February 25 6:30pm -7:30pm

Presented by: Debbie Hlady

Discover VanDusen Botanical Garden’s diverse bird life of over 100 species living in variety of unique habitats. Swallows, tanagers & many migratory birds visit VanDusen & Vancouver backyards after an amazing flyway journey from Central & South America! Learn about what garden plants our feathered friends prefer & even learn a few bird songs!!

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Cancelled: 2021 VanDusen Plant Sale

Sunday, April 25

It is with great regret that we, the VanDusen Plant Sale committee have decided once again to cancel the 2021 VanDusen Plant Sale.

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Bloom Calendar


Saturday, March 20 - Sunday, 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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Sunday, June 20 - Wednesday, September 22

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

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Wednesday, September 22 - Tuesday, December 21

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

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