Garden Blog

December 2023 in the Garden

Posted on January 2, 2024 by Garden Communications

Following on from our plunge into evergreen viburnums in November, I thought it appropriate to continue delving into UBC Botanical Garden’s vast collection of broad-leaved evergreens. The rhododendron family, Ericaceae, is a good place to start for December. Rhododendron is a veritable treasure-trove of assets in the Garden, and when not flowering, provides a verdant […]
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November in the Garden 2023

Posted on December 5, 2023 by Garden Communications

A wide variety of broad-leaved evergreen plants flourish in our maritime climate. Foremost among the broadleaf collections at UBC Botanical Garden are rhododendrons.
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Feeding our Future: Celebrating World Food Day at the Garden

Posted on October 14, 2023 by Garden Communications

Like many students at UBC, I experience stress related to the rising cost of living and have fortunately found some relief through UBC’s food security programs such as Sprouts, Agora Café, UBC Farm, Food Hub Market, and the AMS Food Bank. Working with the Healthy Harvest program this semester has helped me connect with where […]
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UBC Botanical Garden proudly introduces Ms. Dee Ann Benard as its newest Director

Posted on January 18, 2024 by jendougl

 “Dee Ann is a strategic leader with an entrepreneurial edge,” said Dr. Meigan Aronson, Dean of UBC Science, citing Ms. Benard’s experience in guiding non-profit organizations through rebranding, fundraising, and community and industry engagement. “She has particular strength in building networks and connecting participatory groups, skills which will benefit the Garden and the communities it […]
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October in the Garden 2023

Posted on November 10, 2023 by Garden Communications

October is often the best month to see berries and other colourful fruits in the Botanical Garden.
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