Pepaken Hautw (Blossoming Place)

PEPÁḴEṈ HÁUTW̱, named by STOLȻEȽ (John Elliot, Tsartlip First Nation elder), is a plant nursery, garden, greenhouse, learning centre and gathering space dedicated to educating WELṈEW̱ Tribal School students, adults and other community members about native plants and food growing. This site began as a greenhouse and since 2010 has evolved into a multi-faceted education initiative involving many contributing partners and supporters.  You can read the whole story of PEPAKEN HAUTW at


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PEPÁḴEṈ HÁUTW̱ (Blossoming Place) at ȽÁU, WELṈEW̱ Tribal School


7449 West Saanich Road
Saanich, BC V8M1R3

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