While June can be a rainy month, overcast conditions are great for intensifying colours.
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.
Ten koi make their way across the pond to their new home at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden.
While we have a huge diversity of maples in the Garden, the fork-branched group of maples is especially prominent.
There are some four hundred and fifty different kinds of rhododendrons in UBC Botanical Garden’s collections. Most of them flower in April, so I thought it appropriate to make this month’s offering include a few of them.
In the late fall of 2016 UBC Botanical Garden lost one of its longest-standing Friends of the Garden, Jo Bridge. Jo joined the FOGs in 1976 and served in various capacities as a volunteer for the Garden for 40 years.