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Garden Days 2017
Jun 09

Garden Days 2017

By Scott McDonald

Garden Days is a national effort organised by the Canadian Garden Council and celebrated in gardens and the gardening community across Canada, in June each year. The objective is to draw attention to our garden culture, history and innovations; and to underscore the importance of public and private gardens, the values of home gardening and the promotion […]

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Mar 14

10 Gardens BC Members Receive Canada 150 Garden Experience Designations

By Scott McDonald

150 garden ways to celebrate Canada 150, and 16 are found in Super, Natural British Columbia! In celebration of Canada’s sesquicentennial, the Canadian Garden Council in collaboration with the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association, unveiled 150 jury-selected gardens and garden experiences that have received the Canada 150 Garden Experience designation, 16 of which are located in British Columbia, at the […]

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Nov 15

Facility Rentals at UBC Botanical Garden

By Scott McDonald

Explore the different UBC Botanical Garden venues below. From the magical Contemporary Lawn and Arbour to the “best of both worlds” Reception Centre and to the peaceful Nitobe Memorial Garden, you’re bound to find the right space that fits your needs. Roseline Sturdy Amphitheatre A modern terraced setting, with a beautifully patinaed rammed-earth wall, provides […]

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Miao Folk Art at the Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden
Oct 01

Miao Folk Art

By Scott McDonald

Miao Folk Art offers a peek into the lives of the Miao people, one of many diverse minority groups in China, residing primarily in Guizhou province. Showcasing a segment of the art and culture of modern Miao communities, this exhibit features vintage and antique dress, embroidery, batik pieces, religious masks and jewelry accompanied by photographs […]

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