Garden Blog

August 2021 in the Garden

Posted on July 29, 2021 by Garden Communications

The "heat dome" in late June has made plants mature rapidly. There is plenty to see, including flowers, in UBC Botanical Garden in August.  
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How to Prevent Food Plants from “Bolting”

Posted on July 29, 2021 by Garden Communications

Shop in the Garden FOG Sharon Hanna shares tips for growing herbs and greens in the summer to avoid "bolting."
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Plants, Computers and Community: Celebrating the Garden Forum’s 20th Anniversary

Posted on July 28, 2021 by Garden Communications

Founder Daniel Mosquin (Garden Research Manager), discusses the importance of this digital resource for the plant-loving communities to commemorate its 20th anniversary.
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How We Conserve Water at UBC Botanical Garden

Posted on July 10, 2021 by Garden Communications

Douglas Justice discusses the importance of water use for healthy collections and biodiversity and introduces our new irrigation system.
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Friends of the Garden (FOGs) Feature: July-August 2021

Posted on July 23, 2021 by Garden Communications

This regular feature will highlight the activities of the Friends of UBC Botanical Garden (FOGs), a close-knit volunteer group at the Garden, as they continue their contributions and community during the pandemic and beyond. Learn more and sign up to become a FOG.
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