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Down to Earth 2017 – Gardening Workshop at UBC Botanical Garden

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Down To Earth 2017

Tips & Tricks for Spring Gardening

Discover spring gardening essentials with Down to Earth, a free interactive gardening event from UBC Botanical Garden’s Friends of the Garden. Learn how to grow food, herbs, shrubs and trees in small containers. Watch demonstrations and find out how to attract birds and bees to your garden. Got gardening questions? Get the answers from our Hortline Master Gardeners, FOG Seedy Growers and Greenhouse Tenders.

  • Demonstrations & workshops
  • Food & herb gardening advice
  • Trees & shrubs for small gardens & containers
  • Pots & planters of all kinds
  • Gently used garden books & stuff
  • All you need to know about birds & bees from Wild Birds Unlimited and Certified Beemaster Brian Campbell
  • Sedum wreath workshop (starts at 10am; registration required)
  • Botanical Watercolours workshop (starts at 10am; continues May 14; registration required)
  • UBC Farm
  • West Coast Seeds
  • Art from the Taylor Collection
  • Guided Garden tours (with donation or purchase from sale with receipt)
  • Children’s area
  • Plant & seed sales & much more!

Garden admission included with every purchase (receipt required).


May 13
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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UBC Botanical Garden
6804 SW Marine Drive
Vancouver, V6T 1Z4
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(604) 822-4208