In the News

2020

August 8, 2020: The New Daily
Put a spring in your locked-down step: How to grow veggies from scraps

August 7, 2020: Miss604
6 Gardens to Visit in Vancouver This Summer

July 25, 2020: Family Fun Vancouver
Greenheart TreeWalk at UBC Botanical Garden

July 24, 2020: CBC Vancouver
Summer Gardening Tips: Watering, Weed Management, and Pest Control from a UBC Horticulturist

July 24, 2020: Vancouver Sun
Brian Minter: Show your support for B.C.’s public gardens

June 18, 2020: The Ubyssey
Explore UBC’s science museums from home

June 16, 2020: Medium
Bee smart: How I ended up pushing a weather station around campus in a baby stroller

May 29: CBC Vancouver
Useful Tips for Growing Houseplants

April 29: CBC Vancouver
Growing Food from Kitchen Scraps

April 22, 2020: Tapestry Blog
Tapestry to the Rescue: Showcasing our commitment to environmental wellness

February 27, 2020: Vancouver Sun
Brian Minter: Citizen-led Butterflyway Project aims for a pollinator revival

January 27, 2020: PR Newswire
Blog Profiles: Botanic Garden Blogs

January 22, 2020: Portland Japanese Garden
Interview with Patrick Lewis: Botanical Gardens as Idea Libraries

2019

October 23, 2019: UBC Science
Collecting the Impossible moss: BC species key to charting 1 billion years of plant evolution

October 22, 2019: The Ubyssey
Please help the poor, poor apple festival get rid of over 3,500 pounds of apples

September 18, 2019: Medium
The otter side of Vancouver’s stolen koi story

Gardens BC
Where to Find Jaw Dropping Autumn Foliage in Victoria and Vancouver

September 3, 2020: CBC News
The science behind the smell of fall

July 10, 2019: Scout Magazine
Awesome Beaches, Peaceful Forests, Cool Art, Good Eats and Strange Puppets, All in One Place

July 8, 2019: BC Council for International Cooperation
BC Youth Engage at United Nations Sustainable Development Forum

June 17, 2019: Canada’s National Observer
A blossoming partnership pursues ‘biocultural diversity’ at the UBC Botanical Garden – Read

June 13, 2019: The Star
Western red cedars are dying of drought in Vancouver and scientists say it’s one more portent of climate change 

June 2, 2019: CBC
Reduce, reuse, refuse: Recycling is not enough, advocates say 

May 25, 2019: Love and Lavender
Summer Garden Wedding in Vancouver

May 19, 2019: Travel Awaits
11 Amazing Hidden Gems In Vancouver, Canada

May 16, 2019: UM Today (University of Manitoba)
Second UofM Food Systems Student Symposium set to “Bridge the Gap” 

May 6, 2019: Delta Optimist
BLOG: Birders explore UBC’s Botanical Gardens

April 28, 2019: Times Columnist
Monique Keiran: Finding out more about our world is as easy as a walk

February 20, 2019: Conde Nast Traveler
11 Best Parks in Vancouver

2018

November, 2018: Roots: Botanic Gardens Conservation International Educational Review
Food gardens growing global goals: Setting the table for sustainable development – (pages 14-16)

October 13, 2018: CBC
Cider-making craze hits UBC Apple Festival

October 12, 2018: The Georgia Straight
UBC fruity festival to celebrate the world of apples

October 12, 2018: The Ubyssey
How do you like them apples? The UBC Botanical Garden’s Apple festival is this weekend 

October 3, 2018: Vancouver Is Awesome
Sample over 60 varieties of delicious apples and more at the UBC Apple Festival 

October 2, 2018: Daily Hive
Taste over 60 kinds of apples at this seasonal apple festival next weekend

August 15, 2018: Richmond News
Growing a garden grows awareness of intricate food system

August 10, 2018: CBC
How one Canadian food court eliminated 117 bags of garbage a day

June 6, 2018: University Affairs
University botanical gardens and arboreta are more than just pretty places

March 2018: 千葉大学 ちばだいプレス vol.43
Interview with Ryo Sugiyama (Japanese) (pages 8-9)

February 1, 2018: The Seattle Times
In Vancouver, discover University of British Columbia’s delightful attractions

2017

October 15, 2017: The Vancouver Sun
Apples, apples everywhere at UBC festival celebrating the humble fruit

October 12, 2017: UBC Events
8 Things You Didn’t Know About the Apple Festival

October 11, 2017: The Georgia Straight
Annual Apple Festival returns to UBC Botanical Garden this weekend

Autumn 2017: Westonbirt Magazine
Deep in the Mountains (pages 10-15)

October 2, 2017: Daily Hive
Where to find autumn foliage in Victoria and Vancouver gardens

September 30, 2017: News 1130
Apple Festival set to be a hit after perfect growing season

September 20, 2017: The Ubyssey
99 things to do at UBC – Nitobe Memorial Gardens

September 7, 2017: The New York Times
36 Hours in Vancouver

September 7, 2017: Inside Vancouver
Six Festivals to Watch Out for this Fall in Vancouver

August 13, 2017: The Vancouver Sun
How do you like these rare apples?

July 20, 2017: Vancouver Magazine
8 Gorgeous Vancouver Wedding Venues (That Won’t Break the Bank)

July 2017: Flight Network
The Ultimate Way to Spend 72 Hours in Vancouver

June 16, 2017: HGTV’s Great Canadian Homes
Tour 9 of Canada’s Most Spectacular Public Gardens

June 16, 2017: The Vancouver Sun
Garden Days should be celebrated all year in Canada

June 16, 2017: The Ubyssey
Explore the Botanical Garden this weekend

June 5, 2017: Daily Hive
14 Hidden Gems in Vancouver

June 2017: Where Magazine
Nature 101 (pages 16-17 of PDF)

Special Issue 2017: Public Garden
Cultivating the Next Great Curators (page 16 of PDF)

March 1, 2017: Roundhouse Radio
Interview with Dr. Tara Moreau 

January 18, 2017: CBC News
VIDEO Palm trees survive cold snap (47:00)

January 16, 2017: FAO website
Pulses in Place: Planted from Policy

2016

November 8, 2016 – The Ubyssey
Our Campus: Ryo Sugiyama curates a piece of Japan at UBC

November 2016 – Wedding Bells
A Botanical Garden Wedding in Vancouver

October 14, 2016 – Vancouver Sun
UBC’s 25th apple festival this weekend

August 18 2016 – Georgia Straight
UBC Botanical Garden invites companies and organizations to learn about sustainability

July 27, 2016 – Vancouver Sun
Ikebana exhibition comes to Nitobe

June 16, 2016 – CBC
UBC Botanical Garden celebrates 100 years

Spring 2016 – Trek Magazine
Out on a Limb

Spring 2016 – Public Garden Magazine
Sustainable Communities Field School: A Green Business Program for Gardens (page 10)

May 11, 2016 – Vancouver Courier
UBC plant sale cultivates loyal following

April 27, 2016 – Vancouver Sun
A Growing Affair at UBC Botanical Garden

April 2016 – sustain.ubc.ca
The Roots that Bind Us