Vancouver island is an ideal place to garden because of our mild climate. Join us at Continuing Studies to learn about gardening tools and techniques that help you garden grow to its full potential! Stay in touch with nature, reduce stress, improve your health, and have fun!


New micro-credential: Amateur Landscape and Garden Design

This micro-credential program will help you master landscape and garden design skills in just 16 weeks. You’ll gain the hands-on knowledge and practice you need to create the yard and garden of your dreams.

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Bountiful Kitchen Gardens

Spring is the time to plan your kitchen garden! Over the past few years, kitchen and potager gardens have become extremely popular.

Feb 17, 2024

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Closeup of bees on a honeycomb.

Introduction to Backyard Beekeeping

Wanna Bee Savvy this Spring? This course is designed for individuals who want to get started with beekeeping and currently have no bees.

April 20, 2024

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Planting a small plant in the earth.

Gardening with Native Plants

In this workshop, you will learn how gardening with our local native plants can give you a water-saving, low-maintenance garden that brings colour all season long, making them the ultimate ecological choice.

April 27, 2024

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Introduction to Permaculture

We’ll explore permaculture in urban and rural settings and how to create thriving garden ecosystems no matter how much space you have available.

May 4, 2024

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Drought Tolerant Plants

Are you under water restrictions but still want an abundant garden? Learn how you can choose flowering perennials while still enjoying fruit and vegetable production through the use of native plants and xeric landscaping techniques.

May 25, 2024

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