Events, Flora and Courses

Public art, lectures, seasonal blooms, family adventures and courses — there is always something happening at VanDusen. See what’s on now and coming up soon.


Seedy Saturday

Saturday, February 29 10.00a.m. - 4.00p.m.

Join us for Seedy Saturday hosted by the Vancouver Master Gardeners!

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VBGA Soil, Manure and Compost Fundraising Sale

Saturday, March 7 10.00a.m. - 3.00p.m.

Bi-annual soil sale at VanDusen March 7th!

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Vancouver Orchid Society Show & Sale

Saturday, March 21 - Sunday, March 22 10 am - 4 pm

Join the Vancouver Orchid Society for their Spring Sale.

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VBGA Plant Sale Potluck 2020

Sunday, April 26

We are now accepting donations for the 42nd Annual Plant sale!

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42nd Annual Plant Sale!

Sunday, April 26

Save the date on April 26th for the annual VBGA plant sale!

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VBGA Annual General Meeting 2020

Tuesday, April 28 7:00p.m.

This year the AGM will include the election of Board of Directors, a review of financial statements and other VBGA related business.

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Pollinator Days

Wednesday, May 27 - Friday, May 29 10 am – 2 pm

buzz-worthy field trip festival for students to learn about pollinators, the environments that support them, and how you can help.

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Bloom Calendar


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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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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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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