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VanDusen Botanical Garden is Open!

Wednesday, September 30

Public and Members; tickets for visiting the Garden are available online only.

VBGA Members: book here.

General Public do not need a password to book.

Learn about the safety measures being taken at VanDusen Botanical Garden here.

 

 

 

 

NEW 2020 Speaker Series: Bardia Khaledi

Wednesday, September 30 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Bardia Khaledi presents: “Reconciling our Values and our Gardens (on Unceded Land)”

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Bloedel Conservatory Limited Re-opening!

Wednesday, September 30 11:00 AM - 5:45 PM

VBGA Members and general public: Tickets for visiting Bloedel Conservatory are available online only.

VBGA Members: book here.

General public do not need a password to book.

Learn about the safety measures being taken at Bloedel Conservatory: Read more

 

 

Artists for Conservation Festival 2020

Thursday, October 1 - Sunday, October 4 11:00am- 4:00pm

Featuring the world’s top conservation-themed art exhibit with programming throughout the garden. Presented in partnership with the VBGA and the Vancouver Park Board. Free admission for VBGA members.

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The Jewel Atop Vancouver

Monday, November 30

Purchase the Official Bloedel Conservatory 50th Anniversary Commemorative Booklet online!

Bloom Calendar

Fall

Tuesday, September 22 - Monday, December 21

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

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Winter

Monday, December 21 - Friday, March 19 2021

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

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Spring

Saturday, March 20 2021 - Sunday, June 20 2021

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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Courses

Harvest Illustration (ONLINE)

Saturday, September 12 10:00am-12:00pm

Learn the process of drawing from observation through the study of harvest vegetables. In this two-hour workshop, Katharine Dickinson will teach techniques to create an accurate representation of a vegetable with step-by-step demonstrations. Join in online from the comfort of your home, and leave class with a foundation in tonal harvest drawing.

Local Plants and Pollinators (ONLINE)

Thursday, September 24 5.30pm - 7.00pm

Herbalist and educator Lori Snyder will introduce you to the bees, butterflies, and other bugs that can be found in your own backyard and share her knowledge of native plants of the Pacific Northwest region. Become a caretaker of the Earth, and learn which plants you can add to your garden to support pollinators and their ecology.

Forest Therapy Walk (Audio-Guided)

Sunday, September 27 4:00pm-5:30pm

Connect to the self, your senses, and nature in this audio-guided Forest Therapy Walk with Ken Ouendag. Calm the mind and experience the health benefits of Forest Bathing – a restorative and mindful practice inspired by the Japanese tradition of Shinrin-Yoku.