Library Exhibition by Marion-Lea Jamieson

Thursday, January 4 - Tuesday, March 27

Vegetable Kingdom will run until Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

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Saturday, February 3 - Sunday, March 25

Paintings by Jo Scott-B

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Kids Get in Free in March!

Thursday, March 1 - Thursday, March 29

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Medicine Wheel Ceremony

Sunday, March 18 - Sunday, December 23 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

People from varying backgrounds and spiritual traditions are invited to gather to celebrate the beginning of a new season in a beautiful outdoors setting at VanDusen Garden.

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Vancouver Orchid Society Show & Sale

Saturday, March 24 - Sunday, March 25

Join the Vancouver Orchid Society for their Spring Sale.

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Film Shoot

Monday, March 26 - Saturday, April 7 6:45 am - 12 pm

Please note, some areas of the Garden, including the Maze, will be affected or inaccessible due to film shoots from March 26 – 29 and April 5 – 7

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Preschool Storytime: Nature’s Stories for Young Children

Wednesday, March 28 - Wednesday, November 28 10:00 to 10:45 am

Takes place on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 10:00 to 10:45 am and includes reading, action songs and a craft project.

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Bloom Calendar


Wednesday, June 20 - Thursday, September 20

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

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Saturday, September 22 - Friday, December 21

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

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Friday, December 21 - Wednesday, March 20 2019

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

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Introduction to Bird Watching

Sunday, April 22 10 am - 12:30 pm

Long-time birding guide Jeremy Gordon is back with this seasonal favourite!

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All About Seeds

Saturday, May 12 1:30 - 4 pm

Dig deeper into the tiny world of seeds and explore seed botany.

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Bee ID Walk & Talk

Saturday, May 26 1:00 - 3:30 pm

There are more than 450 species of bees in BC! Walk with renowned bee expert, Brian Campbell, and explore the differences between mason bees, bumblebees, honeybees and more.

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New! Botany and Birds Walk on Bowen

Sunday, May 27 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Explore Bowen Island’s botanical and ornithological diversity around Killarney Lake as you walk through mature secondary growth forest, shoreline and riparian communities, and along the boardwalk covering marsh and swamp.

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