UBC Botanical Garden
Celebrate Garden Day in Riley Park on June 23, 2018!
A collaborative event between the Riley Park Community Garden and the Riley Park Famers Market, Garden Day at Riley Park will be an opportunity for new and seasoned gardening enthusiasts, families, schools and tourists alike to visit and share their knowledge and passion for gardens and gardening.
Through a Community Garden Work Party, a Farmers Market Scavenger Hunt for Kids, a Pollinator Workshop and more, and will educate residents and visitors of the neighbourhood about the community’s garden culture and history; the importance of public and private gardens; the values of home gardening; the health, well-being and aesthetic benefits of gardens; and the promotion of environmental stewardship.
10-12 Work Party
10-2 Donation Station in the Farmers Market
10-2 Scavenger Hunt in the Market for Kids
12:30-2 ‘Honey Lunch’ – Honey-themed potluck (Other dishes not made with honey welcome)
1:30-3 Building the “Pollinator Hotel” with Climate Guides and SPEC
To see a full list of Garden Days events in British Columbia, see the BC Garden Days Event page.
Garden Days, a program of the Canadian Garden Council, is a joyful, country-wide celebration of the role of gardens in our communities and in our lives. The program’s objective is to draw attention to Canada’s garden culture, history and innovations and to underscore the importance of public and private gardens, the values of home gardening and the promotion of environmental stewardship. Gardens British Columbia is a sponsor of Garden Days and member of the Canadian Garden Council and Gardens Canada.
Funding and support for Canada’s National Garden Days 2018 has been graciously provided through the following organisations. Click here for a full list of Garden Days partners.