2023 Hardy Plant Study Weekend

Growing Smarter:
Embracing resilience for sustainable gardens

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Study Weekend June 23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th.
Vancouver Hardy Plant Group is excited to be hosting the
International Study Weekend.
Registration opens February 9th, 2023
Link on Registration page

The Hardy Plant Study Weekend is an annual three-day conference which takes place in the Pacific Northwest and has been hosted each year by one of the following: The Northwest Perennial Alliance, Hardy Plant Society of Oregon, Willamette Valley Hardy Plant Group or Hardy Plant Group of Vancouver/Victoria.  The location has varied between Bellevue and Seattle, Washington; Portland and Eugene, Oregon; and Vancouver or Victoria, BC.

This year the Hardy Plant Study Weekend will be hosted by the Vancouver Hardy Plant Group at the following location:

University of British Columbia
Woodward Instructional Resource Centre (IRC)
2194 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC.

Please join us for a weekend of garden lectures, plant sales, open gardens and the opportunity to mingle with 420 plus enthusiastic gardeners.

Your registration fee will cover:

  • all lectures and presentations on Friday evening, Saturday morning and Sunday morning.
  • coffee and snack breaks .
  • access to splendid private gardens in:
    Surrey/Langley on Friday
    Vancouver on Saturday
    West/North Vancouver on Sunday
    and a bonus tour of open gardens on Bowen Island–just a short (20 min.) ferry ride away from Horseshoe Bay–on Monday.

Several specialty nurseries will be attending the weekend, offering a choice selection of their unusual and hard to find treasures, and on Saturday night there will be an informal Soiree dinner at Southlands Nursery following open garden tours in Vancouver.

Also see: Speakers Soiree Open Gardens Accommodations
Visit our registration page for details.
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