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Below is a list of our upcoming events. The Garden also hosts a wide range of workshops, lectures and tours throughout the year. 
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Bookmark your calendar for our 2015 events - more details to come soon:
Treasured Bulb Sale - Sunday September 20, 2015, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Apple Festival - October 17 & 18, 2015, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.


A Growing Affair Plant Sale

May 9, 2015 10am – 4pm

A Growing Affair, the evolution of the Garden’s popular and long-running annual Perennial Plant Sale, as the name suggests, includes more than just plants for sale. Designed to inform and empower plant lovers of all ages and to engage the local community with a deeper appreciation for all things growing, the event combines informative displays for both new and experienced gardeners with an unparalleled selection of plants available for purchase.

Tea Ceremony Series 2015

Saturday, May 30, June 27, July 25, August 29, and September 26, 2015
11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm
Nitobe Memorial Garden

Witness the formal preparation of tea and participate as guests at our ceremonial tea house, Ichibō-an (Hut of the Sweeping View).

Wharton Lecture: 'Queen of Canopies' Dr. Meg Lowman & Vancouver Trees Mobile App Launch

October 2, 2015 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Chief of Science and Sustainability at the California Academy of Sciences will share her innovative biodiversity research experiences and highlight opportunities for our own Greenheart Canopy Walkway. Celebrate our new Vancouver Trees Mobile App!

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