Garden Blog

Watch Tree Conservation and Reforestation Talk with Garden Director Patrick Lewis

Posted on February 4, 2021 by Garden Communications

Watch the recording of LIPSTICK ON A FIG TREE, a TEALEAVES session on tree conservation and reforestation.
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An Education in Propagation, Part 1

Posted on February 23, 2021 by Garden Communications

Propagation is the practice of using plants to make more plants. There are two main ways to do it. The first—collecting and germinating seeds—depends on sexual processes of reproduction. The second, which encompasses a range of techniques—everything from root division to stem cuttings, grafting, and layering—depends on vegetative reproduction or cloning.
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Friends of the Garden (FOGs) Feature: October-December

Posted on February 26, 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 Happy New Year! Date posted: December 31, 2020 The Friends of UBC […]
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Upgraded Borders to Improve Food Garden Operations

Posted on January 21, 2021 by Garden Communications

UBC Botanical Garden's Food Garden underwent an essential upgrade to continue to optimally grow produce and support educational display and non-profits community donations.
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December 2020 in the Garden

Posted on January 21, 2021 by Garden Communications

While many plants have a particular season of interest, there are plenty that are pleasing to look at any time. Even in winter there are flowers, if you look for them.
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