Garden Blog

Friends of the Garden (FOGs) Feature: September-October 2021

Posted on September 14, 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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Learning from Mycorrhizal Networks to Inform UBC Campus Landscape Design Strategies

Posted on August 30, 2021 by Garden Communications

Student Nick Mantegna explores how UBC campus spaces can improve resiliency and biodiversity through biomimicry—the practice of applying nature’s design to sustainably solve human design challenges.
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September 2021 in the Garden

Posted on August 30, 2021 by Garden Communications

In the Garden, September is the winding down of summer, not the end. There are still plenty of flowers to see, and the fruits and berries are just getting started.  
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Artist in Residence Zine Available Online

Posted on August 27, 2021 by Garden Communications

THE TOMATOES BETWEEN US, a zine by our Artist in Residence Dr. Erin Despard, shares her thoughts a bike ride delivering tomato seedlings around a socially distanced Vancouver. Read it here!
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UBC Botanical Garden Hortline Service Celebrates 40+ Years of Helping Gardeners

Posted on August 23, 2021 by Garden Communications

The Hortline celebrates its 40th official anniversary this year! To recognize this important milestone, we catch up with Hortline co-founder David Tarrant and current Chair Ronda Tuyp.
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