Celebrating 46 Years in the Cowichan Valley!

Dinter Nursery is located in Duncan on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The nursery is a 45 minute drive north of Victoria and 5 km south of Duncan just off the Island Highway. We offer well qualified and knowledgeable staff to help you make your gardening selections.

Sign Up for our Seasonal Workshops

Participants for any of the workshops will provide their own gloves and clippers. Please dress appropriately as the workshop will be held in our unheated greenhouse. There are only 10 participants per class. Pre-payment is required so register soon by calling the nursery at 250 748-2023.

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

We will provide an 18 inch grapevine frame, greens and ribbon. The cost is $49.99.

Dates and times are:

  • Friday, November 29: 9:30 to 11:30 or 1:00 to 3:00
  • Saturday November 30: 9:30 to 11:30 or 1:00 to 3:00
  • Sunday, December 1: 9:30 to 11:30 or 1:00 to 3:00

Table Center Display (11 inch x 5 inch) Workshop

Base, oasis, ribbons and some small ornaments will be provided. The cost is $39.99.

Dates and times are:

  • Friday, December 13: 9:30 to 11:30 or 1:00 to 3:00
  • Saturday, December 14: 9:30 to 11:30 or 1:00 to 3:00

Late Fall Gardening

Cool damp weather is perfect for planting. Landscaping can be done in our mild winter weather.

Fall fruit trees have arrived. Come in and check out our selection.

It's the time of year to plant amaryllis and paperwhites for winter blooming!


Della, our Greenhouse Manager, has written a page on Forcing Bulbs which you can view under our Greenhouse Tab.

We have updated our Fruit Tree List and Rose List for what we will be carrying in 2020. Check it out by clicking on the Fruit Tree and Rose Tabs.

Is a gardener on your gift list? Our gift certificates are very popular. We can mail gift certificates or hold them for pick-up at the store. To order a gift certificate, phone us at 250 748-2023 during business hours with credit card information and we can immediately issue the gift certificate. E-mail us if you have any questions about our gift certificates.

Winter Hours:

Dinter Nursery Winter Hours are:

Monday to Saturday: - 5:

Sundays and Statutory Holidays: -

Give us a call any time at: 250 748-2023

We are a family owned business celebrating 46 years of supplying Cowichan Valley gardeners. In our 8 acre property we offer an outstanding selection of plants, trees, shrubs, seeds, tools, ornaments, water plants, pond supplies, concrete planters, lanterns, birdbaths, and garden products.

Our friendly, knowledgeable staff can assist you in finding whatever you need for your garden. Dinter Nursery is part of a Canada-wide group of Nurseryland independent stores that gives us added purchasing power and better access to quality products, many of which are sold under the Nurseryland label.

We look forward to your visit!

Waterfall outside Dinter Nursery