Date: Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: UBC Botanical Garden, 6804 SW Marine Drive
Tour Cost: Child $7, Concession* $9, Adults $11, taxes included, plus Eventbrite fees.
*Concession = Garden Members, UNA Residents, Youth (13-17), Seniors (65+), UBC Students|Staff|Faculty. Valid ID card required.
Interested in greener growing practices for your garden? Are you curious to learn about plants that thrive in Metro Vancouver? Want to be informed about best plant picks and the latest approaches to water conservation and innovations in sustainable horticulture?
Explore demonstration garden beds at UBC Botanical Garden that used the innovative www.growgreenguide.ca. A partnership between Metro Vancouver and UBC Botanical Garden, this guide was created for residents of Metro Vancouver to find ways to garden in a sustainable manner.
Along the way, you will enjoy a guided tour through Vancouver’s oldest demonstration Food Garden, our Alpine Garden and the Grow Green garden design demonstration beds. Our Horticultural Training Program created five of the dozens of garden designs to showcase the potential for your own garden.
Come outside on Earth Day and find out how you can be green on this beautiful earth. Learn more about:
- Urban Ecology and Plant Diversity
- Landscape Design and Grow Green
- Innovations in Sustainable Horticulture
- Sustainable Practices in Plant Selection
- Establishing Healthy Plants
- Water conservation and irrigation
Notes: Please dress for the weather and bring footwear suitable for all terrains. Tour will go ahead rain or shine. TreeWalk is open April 1st, 2018, and extra charges apply. Free Visitor Parking for 3 hours, provided you enter your license plate.
Cancellation Policies: A $5.00 processing fee per attendee is charged if cancellation notice is less than 7 days prior to your scheduled program. There is no fee for transferring the registration to another person. Cancellations can be made by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. In the event that a program is cancelled by UBC Botanical Garden, we will offer the option of transferring to another program or obtaining a full refund.