5251 Oak Street Vancouver BC V6M 4H1 CA

Start date: Tuesday, January 16 2024.

Schedule:

 On Tuesday, January 16, 2024, from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

 On Tuesday, January 23, 2024, from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

 On Saturday, January 27, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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 On Tuesday, January 30, 2024, from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

 On Tuesday, February 13, 2024, from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

 On Saturday, February 17, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

 On Tuesday, February 20, 2024, from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

 On Tuesday, March 19, 2024, from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Resource person: learn@vandusen.org

Location: Online - Zoom

Description:

Enjoy the convenience of online learning as the expertise of Southern BC's esteemed gardening professionals is brought directly to your screen.  

The Home Gardening Series, a collaboration between the Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association and the Vancouver Chapter of the Master Gardeners, has been thoughtfully designed for individuals who are looking for a high-quality online horticulture course. The Home Gardening Series will cover essential gardening principles, spanning a diverse range of topics (see list below), providing a flexible and impactful partial offering of the Master Gardener training course suitable for beginner and seasoned gardeners alike.         

Course participants will attend 8 of the online sessions from the Master Gardener Training Program. Pre-registration is required. Recordings will be made available to participants for one month following each session.  PLEASE READ OUR CANCELLATION POLICY before registering for the course.  

Topics and presenters:  

  1. Jan 16: Soil, Growing Media, Nutrition with Teresa Porter  
  2. Jan 23: Herbaceous Plants with Ben Stormes  
  3. Jan 27: Herbaceous Plants with Ben Stormes (Part 2) 
  4. Jan 30: Woody Plants with Janis Matson  
  5. Feb 13: Growing Vegetables with Linda Gilkeson  
  6. Feb 17: Growing Vegetables with Linda Gilkeson (Part 2) 
  7. Feb 20: Propagation with Maria Valana  
  8. March 19: Resilient Gardens in a Changed Climate with Linda Gilkeson 

Click here for a detailed description of individual sessions.

Should you have an interest in the comprehensive Master Gardeners Training Program, which offers broader coverage with additional topics, and hands-on sessions, please visit their website linked here: https://mgabc.org/article/vancouver-mg-basic-training 

Available: Available

Price: $324.00 Taxes not included

<p><span class='promotion-title'>VBGA Member Discount </span><br /><br /><span class='promotion-application-text'>Receive a discount when you enter a Discount Code.</span><br /><span class='promotion-application-text'>If you are a member of the Gardens, enter promotional code MEMBER at checkout to receive your 10% discount!</span><br /><div class='promotion-discount-desc'><br /><span class='promotion-discount-item'>Discount of 10% </span><br /></div></p>

Notes: Please note that registrations will close at 12 a.m. on Sunday, January 14. Please note that this is a small segment of the full Master Gardener training course. Visit the website for more information about the formal Master Gardener Basic Training program: https://mgabc.org/article/vancouver-mg-basic-training Online course log-in details will be sent within 24 hours before the course date. Cancellation policy: No refunds will be given for education courses. A credit will be applied to your account for cancellations with one week's notice. With less than a week's notice, no credit will be given. No new credit will be issued if the cancelled course was purchased using prior credit. Program cancellation by the VBGA due to Public Health Restrictions will result in education program credit equivalent to the value lost. Credits must be used within one year from the date issued. Please notify us of your cancellation in writing to learn@vandusen.org

Prerequisites: This series is for everyone with an interest in gardening, from backyard and community gardeners, to garden designers and landscapers. In order to register for a class, you first need to open an account with Amilia, our online registration portal. Note that your membership account does NOT give you this access. You must open a separate account in Amilia. Follow this link to create your account: https://www.amilia.com/en/Signup Please save your Amilia account username & password for registration in future classes.

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