Jan 18, 2022 | For more information, contact Peter Meiszner It turns out sunflowers are more than just a pretty face: the ultraviolet colours of their flowers not only attract pollinators, but also help the plant regulate water loss, according to new UBC research. The dense collection of yellow petals of a sunflower (technically an […]
By Garden Communications on January 20, 2022
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.
By Garden Communications on August 30, 2021
Discover a new way of seeing and experiencing gardens by seeing plants as intentional participants in their environment.
By Garden Communications on June 28, 2021
UBC student Alex Wong shares his insights from working with the citizen science project, the Butterflyway Project, alongside UBC Botanical Garden, the David Suzuki Foundation, and faculty.
By Garden Communications on June 25, 2021
Watch the recording of LIPSTICK ON A FIG TREE, a TEALEAVES session on tree conservation and reforestation.
By Garden Communications on February 4, 2021
Harvest Hamper Program aims to alleviate concerns about food security in a global pandemic by delivering fresh produce to UBC students.
By Garden Communications on October 15, 2020
One in five maple species are at high risk of extinction. Only concerted conservation efforts will prevent their extinction.
By Garden Communications on October 1, 2020