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COVID-19 Program Updates

Friday, March 13 - Sunday, May 31

VanDusen Botanical Garden and Bloedel Conservatory are currently closed. Read more.

VBGA Summer Camps. Read more.

Adult Ed Classes are cancelled until May 31. Read more.

VBGA Membership. Read more.

VBGA Volunteers. Read more.

 

VBGA Volunteers: COVID-19

Monday, March 16 - Sunday, May 31

The City of Vancouver has closed both VanDusen Botanical Garden and Bloedel Conservatory, including all programming. Volunteer shifts, team meetings, socials, and all other volunteer access to the Garden and Conservatory are closed and we will continue to update you as the situation changes.

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Adult Ed Classes: COVID-19

Monday, March 16 - Sunday, May 31

At this time all Adult Education Courses have been cancelled until May 31st.

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VBGA Membership; COVID-19 Updates

Monday, March 16 - Thursday, April 30

Thank you for your support as a member of the Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association.

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Easter Eggspedition

Friday, April 10 - Sunday, April 12

UPDATE: The VanDusen Easter Eggspedition has been cancelled as directed by the Provincial Health Officer for any events over 250 people. The health and safety of our visitors is of the utmost importance to us.

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CANCELLED: VanDusen Plant Sale

Sunday, April 26

UPDATE: It is with considerable sadness but with personal health and safety in mind that the Plant Sale Committee is confirming the VBGA VanDusen Plant Sale is cancelled for 2020.

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Bloom Calendar

Fall

Monday, September 23 2019 - Saturday, December 21 2019

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

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Spring

Thursday, March 19 - Saturday, 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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Summer

Saturday, June 20 - Tuesday, September 22

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

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Courses

Watercolour Techniques

Thursday, April 2 - Saturday, May 9

Due to COVID-19 this class has been cancelled.

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Keep an eye out for Adult Education programs coming online soon!

 

Naturalist's Journal: Botanical Drawing

Friday, April 24 - Friday, May 8

Due to COVID-19 this class has been cancelled.

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Design Your Vertical Garden

Tuesday, April 28 - Tuesday, May 5

Due to COVID-19 this class has been cancelled.

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Keep an eye out for Adult Education programs coming online soon!

 

Perennial Stroll with a VanDusen Gardener

Saturday, May 2

Due to COVID-19 this class has been cancelled.

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Introduction to Birdwatching

Saturday, May 2

Due to COVID-19 this class has been cancelled.

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BC Native Shrub ID Walk

Saturday, May 2

Due to COVID-19 this class has been cancelled.

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Impressionist Watercolour Workshop for Beginners: Parrot Tulips and Irises

Sunday, May 3

Due to COVID-19 this class has been cancelled.

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Chigiri-e Paper Art: Tulips

Thursday, May 7

Due to COVID-19 this class has been cancelled.

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Cannabinoid Chemistry and Legislation

Saturday, May 9

Due to COVID-19 this class has been cancelled.

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Herbal Salve-Making

Tuesday, May 12

Due to COVID-19 this class has been cancelled.

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Creating Herb Containers

Wednesday, May 13

Due to COVID-19 this class has been cancelled.

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Landscape Photography in the Garden

Sunday, May 17

Due to COVID-19 this class has been cancelled.

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How to Engage Kids in the Veggie Garden

Tuesday, May 19

Due to COVID-19 this class has been cancelled.

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Introduction to Aromatherapy

Thursday, May 21

Due to COVID-19 this class has been cancelled.

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Seaweed Pressing Workshop: Preserving Botanical Specimens

Saturday, May 23

Due to COVID-19 this class has been cancelled.

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BC Bee Walk

Sunday, May 24

Due to COVID-19 this class has been cancelled.

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Holistic Plant Walk with a Métis Herbalist

Sunday, May 24

Due to COVID-19 this class has been cancelled.

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Acrylic Painting Workshop for Beginners: Floral Bouquets

Sunday, May 31

Due to COVID-19 this class has been cancelled.

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