Garden Blog

8 Thoughtful Gifts for Mother’s Day

Posted on May 1, 2024 by kyu28

Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to honour the incredible mothers who have shaped our lives with their love, wisdom, and unwavering support. Show your appreciation with gestures that truly reflect the depth of our gratitude and affection. Here are 8 thoughtful gift ideas for Mother’s Day, from heartfelt gifts that speak to her unique […]
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May in the Garden 2024

Posted on April 30, 2024 by Garden Communications

Although April is the peak of rhododendron bloom in the David C. Lam Asian Garden, there are plenty more to come in May. The Azalea Glade, which is reached off of Henry and Fortune Trails, east of Upper Asian Way, holds a few treasures in this regard.  At least two forms of Rhododendron campylogynum should […]
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April in the Garden 2024

Posted on May 1, 2024 by Garden Communications

2024 will go down as an exceptional year for ornamental cherries, but one of the least predictable for timing. For example, the flowering schedule outlined in the handbook Ornamental Cherries in Vancouver, published in 2014 after several years of careful phenological observations, has been mostly turned on its head. Early cherries, like Prunus ‘Accolade’, are […]
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Cherry Blossoms Through the Season

Posted on April 5, 2024 by Douglas Justice, Associate Director | Horticulture and Curation

UBC Botanical Garden hosts an abundance of cherry trees that explode with beauty throughout the spring season. Read on to hear from Douglas Justice, Associate Director | Horticulture and Curation, about the seasonality of several exceptional varieties. No matter what time you visit UBC Botanical Garden or Nitobe Memorial Garden this spring, there will be […]
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Meet author Christina Chung of “The Layered Edible Garden”

Posted on March 21, 2024 by kyu28

  On March 20th 2024, meet author Christina Chung at 11:30am at the Shop in the Garden. She will be signing copies of her newly released book The Layered Edible Garden: A Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Productive Food Garden Layer by Layer. Design, plant, and tend a self-sustaining, high-yielding food garden that saves space […]
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