Top 10 APGA Conference Takeaway To-Do’s

Top 10 APGA Conference Takeaway To-Do’s

What I enjoy most about conferences are the ideas. Ideas + people make for rich sessions and engaging discussions. Beautiful garden settings also help. This year’s American Public Garden Association conference was held in Hamilton, Ontario. The Association and its over 600 member gardens host an estimated 120 million visitors annually. Conferences provide connections to […]

Renewal of the Espalier Fruit Tree Collection

Renewal of the Espalier Fruit Tree Collection

By Richard Hallman, UBC Botanical Garden Pomologist in Residence UBC Botanical Garden was established on the UBC campus in 1916. The Garden is now celebrating its 100th anniversary, but it wasn’t until the 1960s that the Garden moved to its current location on Southwest Marine Drive. The first of the espalier fruit tree collection was […]

Spring to Summer Incarnata: A Nature Narrative

Spring to Summer Incarnata: A Nature Narrative

In April 2016, Celeste Snowber performed her Spring Incarnata to a sold out audience on a perfect Saturday afternoon. As the new Artist in Residence at UBC Botanical Garden, Celeste uses dance, poetry and the David C. Lam Asian Garden to interpret the landscape through an array of narratives. Coming July 14, Celeste will be […]