New Foundation Program – TRU, Williams Lake

Posted On: Saturday March 26th, 2016

Thompson Rivers University – Williams Lake Campus is excited to announce the first intake of the Horticulture Technician Foundation Program. This program will provide the foundation knowledge required to become a Landscape Horticulturalist. They select, handle and utilize trees, shrubs and ornamental plants and turf grasses for the design, development and maintenance of public and... Read more »


Kwantlen Polytechnic University – Info Session

Posted On: Sunday March 13th, 2016

School of Horticulture Information Session & Tour Join Kwantlen Polytechnic University for a tour of their facilities. Meet students, faculty, and alumni. Discover School of Horticulture’s programs, facilities, and resources. Register for this free event: [email protected] or 604.599.3422. Or for more informaiton, click here.


Red Seal Landscape Exam Prep Course

Posted On: Thursday January 21st, 2016

Have you thought about writing the Red Seal Landscape Horticulture Exam, but don’t know how to prepare? Course & booklet will provide; Scope of exam Interpreting the National Occupational Analysis Challenging exam content for BC candidates Horticulture math skills Exam writing tips Study Techniques Practice Exam – 50 questions Includes a booklet to help you... Read more »


Vancouver Island University – Info Session

Posted On: Monday November 2nd, 2015

Information session for the Horticulture Program, held at G.R. Paine Horticulture Centre.  Prior registration preferred, but drop-ins welcome, space permitting. Please RSVP by registering online here. For more information on the program, click here.


Bill Hardy receives BCLNA Outstanding Service Award

Posted On: Tuesday September 29th, 2015

Founding and current Board of Director of, was honored on October 1st at the BCLNA Member Awards Ceremony. “In the last few years, there has been some confusion concerning the difference between the Honorary Lifetime Achievement award which is awarded by the board of directors, and the Outstanding service award, which was formerly the... Read more »


Pacific Horticulture College – Info Session

Posted On: Tuesday September 29th, 2015

Their next full-time Landscape Horticulture Certificate Program starts January 18, 2016! Learn about the program, meet the college staff, see the gardens and bring all your questions to this information session. Please register for free by emailing; [email protected] For more information, go to


CanWest Horticulture Expo

Posted On: Monday September 7th, 2015

HEBC will be sharing a booth this year with the BCLNA, at the CanWest Hort Show.  Come on down to get the latest news on HEBC and ask all your horticulture apprenticeship questions. For more information on the Show and Seminars, visit


BC Tree Climbing Championships

Posted On: Thursday August 6th, 2015

The 2015 BC Tree Climbing Championships is being held at Filberg Park – 61 Filberg Rd, in Comox on Vancouver Island. Preliminary events will be held on Saturday August 8th, and finalists will compete on Sunday August 9th. Annika will be at the competition between 8am and 3pm, so come on by to ask all your... Read more »


Red Seal Landscape Challenge Exam Course

Posted On: Monday July 20th, 2015

HEBC will be hosting a refresher course for the Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Challenge exam.  There are only 20 spots available, for this free course. You will have the option to write the exam on July 29th, or arrange your date and location with ITA at a different time. Your challenge application must be submitted... Read more »