September 2019 in the Garden

September 2019 in the Garden

September is often overlooked as a good time to visit, but there is plenty to see and enjoy at this time of the year.

Attending the UN High-Level Political Forum as a Youth Delegate

Attending the UN High-Level Political Forum as a Youth Delegate

IRES MSc student, Andrea Byfuglien recaps her experience as a youth delegate at the UN High-Level Political Forum.

August 2019 in the Garden

August 2019 in the Garden

August is a bountiful time for gardeners. Learn about highlights this month throughout our garden.

Recap: The Garden of Secrets Launch & Screenings

Recap: The Garden of Secrets Launch & Screenings

A botanical garden isn’t just a garden filled with plants – it is a garden of ideas.

July 2019 in the Garden

July 2019 in the Garden

The name × Chitalpa may be strange to some, and certainly, most people are unfamiliar with the multiplication sign preceding a genus name, designating that the plant is a bi-generic hybrid.

TEALEAVES and UBC Botanical Garden Reveal the Secrets to Finding Your Next Big Idea in The Garden of Secrets

TEALEAVES and UBC Botanical Garden Reveal the Secrets to Finding Your Next Big Idea in The Garden of Secrets

The Garden of Secrets explores biophilia, biomimicry and how botanical gardens, as idea libraries, house a wealth of solutions to the challenges that face our world today.

Connecting for Crop Diversity: Enhancing Agriculture Research and Education Through Coordinated Conservation

Connecting for Crop Diversity: Enhancing Agriculture Research and Education Through Coordinated Conservation

Conserving biodiversity for food and agriculture requires coordination and cooperation across local and global communities. Botanical gardens are at the crossroads of plant science and public engagement.

June 2019 in the Garden

June 2019 in the Garden

While June can be a rainy month, overcast conditions are great for intensifying colours.

Discover our collections through Garden Explorer

Discover our collections through Garden Explorer

Explore our collections online using an interactive database.

To Save Biodiversity and Feed the Future, First Cure “Plant Blindness”

To Save Biodiversity and Feed the Future, First Cure “Plant Blindness”

Much attention focused on loss of animals – particularly the rhinos and other large charismatic ones. But the decline of plants should be just as unnerving.