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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VBGA Volunteer Photo Contest

Tuesday, February 27 - Sunday, March 18

We are holding our first annual photo contest, which is open to all volunteers!

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Kids Get in Free in March!

Thursday, March 1 - Thursday, March 29

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Plant Sale Potluck - Donations Needed!

Thursday, March 1

Do you have healthy plants that have expanded beyond your space, or you want to replace? We’ll take care of them! Now accepting donations.

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Soil, Manure & Compost Sale

Saturday, March 3 10 am - 3 pm

Come by for our annual fundraiser.

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Bird Walk

Saturday, March 3 10 am

Join Jeremy Gordon for a guided birding exploration in the Garden.

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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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March Bird Walk

Saturday, March 24 10 am

Take a guided tour through VanDusen and learn about the native bird species that make their home in the garden.

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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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Annual Great A-Maze-ing Egg Hunt

Friday, March 30 - Sunday, April 1

Kids aged 0 to 8 years are invited to experience the annual Great A-Maze-ing Egg Hunt at VanDusen Botanical Garden. Learn more>>

Brush with Nature

Saturday, March 31 - Tuesday, June 26

The 4th Annual Vancouver plein air group exhibition of images painted onsite at VanDusen Garden. Official opening on Saturday, April 14th from 2-4 pm.

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Spring Bonsai & Flower Exhibition

Saturday, March 31 - Sunday, April 1

Presented by the Metro Vancouver Gardening Society

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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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New! Herbs for Digestion

Wednesday, March 28 7 - 9 pm

This informative talk on herbal medicines for digestive health will discuss how certain herbal medicines can assist digestion through various actions.

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Brain and Body Workout for Boomers and Beyond

Tuesday, April 3 - Tuesday, June 19 10:30 - 11:30 am

This class, designed by Kinesiologists and Occupational Therapists, is an evidence-based program to improve both physical and brain conditioning.

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Better Balance Workout for Seniors (Fall)

Wednesday, April 4 - Wednesday, June 20 12 - 12:45 pm

This is a gentle class for all levels, focused on balance and mobility for fitness and for preventing falls.

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Home-grown Microgreens

Wednesday, April 4 6:30 - 9 pm

Join Yael for an interactive session on how to grow your own series of greens at home while taking aesthetics into account.

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Gentle Yoga

Wednesday, April 4 - Wednesday, June 6 10:15 - 11:30

Start your day with this gentle yoga practice; relieve tension held in hips, spine and shoulders to deeply relax your body.

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Watercolour Meetups

Thursday, April 5 - Thursday, May 10 10 am - 12:30 pm

Bring your paint, questions, and ongoing projects to our weekly series of meetups hosted by long-time instructor Susan Pearson this spring.

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New! Apple Cider Tincture Making Workshop

Saturday, April 7 10 am - 12 pm

Discover how easily an herbal vinegar infusion can be made at home, while learning what plants are best to harvest and infuse for their beneficial mineral content.

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