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UBC Botanical Garden

Horticulture Training Program Information Session (May 2024)

Horticulture Training Program Information Session (May 2024)

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Do you dream of a fulfilling career in horticulture or working with plants? Are you a landscaper seeking to add skills and develop credentials? If you've answered "yes", then UBC Botanical Garden's Horticulture Training Program is your gateway to a vibrant and satisfying career.

Discover the Horticulture Training Program:
Join us for an online information session led by our Principal Instructor, Derek Churchill. During this session, Derek will introduce you to the breadth of our highly-regarded program and offer a sneak peek into what you can expect. Don't miss the chance to get your queries answered during the Q&A session at the end!

Running from late summer to spring, this comprehensive eight-month, full­-time program is designed to teach you the fundamentals of plant sciences, plant identification, soil management, design, park maintenance, aesthetics, business practices and community awareness. UBC Botanical Garden's Horticulture Training Program can provide a direct path to establishing a career in private or public sector work in landscape horticulture or help you develop the foundational skills and knowledge for pursuit of a career in urban agriculture, arboriculture, landscape architecture, garden design, or floriculture.

Meet Your Expert Instructor - Derek Churchill:
Derek is a seasoned Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist with two decades of experience in the landscape trade. With a long-term focus on plants and soil, Derek is able to impart his of knowledge to ensure the application of horticultural best management practices. His diverse background in landscaping spans the maintenance and installation of residential, commercial, and public spaces. 

Event Details:
Date & Time: May 14, 2024 7:00pm-8:00pm
Format: This event will take place on Zoom. The link will be on the order confirmation page.

Why Register in Advance?
While registration up to the start of the event is welcomed, securing your spot early helps us tailor the session to the group's size. We extend a warm welcome to all prospective attendees eager to learn more about our program.

Ready to sow the seeds of your horticultural success? Visit us to learn more about the UBC Botanical Garden Horticulture Training Program.

Don't miss this opportunity to cultivate your passion!

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