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VanDusen Botanical Garden is dedicated to increasing the awareness and appreciation of the Plant Kingdom through public education and training in botany, horticulture, ecology, garden design and related fields. Want to keep up to date on our programs? Sign up for our monthly Education Updates.
Are you a K-12 teacher? You may be eligible for free Botany or Gardening classes. Sponsored by the Vancouver Master Gardeners. Inquire at 604-718-5898.
Master Gardener Program
For information about the Vancouver Master Gardener program, please visit their website. The Master Gardener program is not managed by the VBGA.
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+-Meet our Instructors
Learn more about our Adult Education instructors here.
VBGA Members save money on Education Programs! If you plan on taking courses and visiting the garden regularly, consider joining today and support the Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring understanding of the vital importance of plants to all life through the excellence of our botanical collections, programs and practices.
+-Free courses for K-12 teachers
If you are a K – Grade 12 teacher, you may be eligible for free Botany, Ecology or Gardening classes to aid in your classroom teaching or development of a school garden. Have a look at our course offerings under Adult Education – Botany & Ecology or Gardening & Design, then please complete this Request Form, and send to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 778-939-3739 to register.
Sponsored by the Vancouver Master Gardeners.
+-Cancellation / Refund Policy
No refunds will be given for online courses. For cancellations with 1 week notice, a credit will be applied to your account. Less than a week’s notice, no credit will be given. No new credit will be issued if cancelled course was purchased using prior credit. Please notify us of your cancellation in writing to email@example.com
Proof of vaccination (ages 12+)
Proof of vaccination is required for in-person education programs. Children under 12 years old are exempt. Guests 12 years and above must wear a mask when entering the Visitor Centre, including the classroom and library.