Garden Blog

Garden After Hours: An Evening Serenade 2024

Posted on July 15, 2024 by kyu28

  Join us on August 1st, 2024 for performances by UBC OperaTea in the Garden for an enchanting evening out! Celebrate the long and beautiful summer nights with us right here with music and greenery at UBC Botanical Garden. Performances begin promptly at 5:00pm and our Garden will be open until 7:00pm during our exclusive […]
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Uniting for Nature: Highlights from Biodiversity Days 2024

Posted on July 5, 2024 by Garden Communications

Read about our fourth annual Biodiversity Days celebration, and how the many branches of our community joined together to share knowledge on all things biodiversity!   As a new Sustainability and Community Programs student at UBC Botanical Garden, May was an exciting time to start my first month on the team and dive right into Biodiversity […]
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July in the Garden 2024

Posted on July 5, 2024 by kyu28

A summertime visit to the Botanical Garden is a singular pleasure. When the temperatures finally rise to something resembling summer heat (hopefully this will happen in July), the forested paths of the woodland areas of the Garden beckon visitors to enjoy a cool respite from the sun. It’s easy to while away the hours sitting […]
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Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

Posted on July 5, 2024 by Garden Communications

Gifts from UBC Botanical Garden’s Shop in the Garden and Garden Centre offer a special touch of nature and sustainability for that botanical-loving Father. Gifts from UBC Botanical Garden’s Shop in the Garden and Garden Centre not only celebrate Father’s Day but also support conservation efforts and promote appreciation for the biodiverse world: Botanical Games […]
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June in the Garden 2024

Posted on July 5, 2024 by kyu28

I should start this month’s despatch by correcting a mistake from the May 2024 in the Garden entry, which stated that Rhododendron decorum subspecies diaprepes ‘Gargantua’ “started flowering in mid-April,” which it did not. As is its normal habit, it will be in glorious bloom in June. Mea culpa. In my defence, I was still […]
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