VIU Milner Gardens and Woodland

Special Events

Rhododendron Bloom
Thursday April 22 - Sunday May 23

The rhododendrons at Milner Gardens & Woodland are one of our most significant collections. The rhododendrons start blooming in early spring and typically reach their peak in mid-April to mid-May depending on seasonal conditions. Enjoy your walk through the garden as the rhododendrons put on their best display.
Garden admission is required.

Fall Plant Sale
Saturday September 25 - Sunday September 26

Milner Gardens & Woodland's annual Fall Plant Sale offers heritage plants propagated by Milner Gardens volunteers at great prices. 
Garden admission is required to access the plant sale.
Members Only Access available Friday September 24 

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Ongoing Events & Activities:

Guided Tours - Cancelled until further notice

Guided tours are available to groups of 10 or more with prior arrangements.
To arrange a guide, please contact the main office at

Tea Service - Take-out only until further notice


Hours & Admission