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Apple Festival 2017
Oct 14

Apple Festival 2017 at UBC Botanical

By Scott McDonald

A family event for all ages, the UBC Apple Festival celebrates one of BC’s favourite fruits. From learning about the diversity of apples to tasting rare and unusual varieties, the Apple Festival is a great opportunity to discover more about this delicious fruit. Last year, around 36,000 pounds (16,329 kilos) of apples were sold to […]

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UBC Botanical bulb sale
Sep 23

Treasured Bulb Sale 2017 at UBC Botanical

By Scott McDonald

Garden favourites and specialty bulbs for all seasons available. Experts on hand to answer questions, garden tours, and more! This year’s sale will focus on less common, dormant bulbs, corms, tubers and rhizomes donated by the Garden, volunteer propagation groups, and the Friends of the Garden—The Shop in the Garden will have a wide array […]

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Earth Day at UBC Botanical
Apr 22

Earth Day Tea and Tours at UBC Botanical Garden

By Scott McDonald

Celebrate Earth Day at UBC Botanical Garden! Discover our world-renowned collection of Maple trees and explore Canada’s national tree family. Learn about growing green gardens in the Pacific Northwest and taste teas collected from the Garden. How about a sneak peek of our new educational signs in the Garden? Enjoy FREE hourly tours (11 am […]

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Kids activities at UBC Botanical Garden
Jun 17

100th Anniversary Celebration and Canada’s Garden Days

By Scott McDonald

National Garden Days is a Canada-wide event designed to celebrate gardens across the Country. This weekend is even more special in 2016 as UBC Botanical Garden celebrates its 100th anniversary. Bring your family, friends and fathers to tour the Garden, enjoy a biodiversity scavenger hunt and have a little birthday cake. Admission to the Garden is […]

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Nitobe Memorial Garden - One Day Symposium
Jan 09

Nitobe Memorial Garden: A One Day Symposium

By Scott McDonald

The Collective for Advanced and Unified Studies in the Visual Arts (CAUSA) presents a one-day symposium on January 9, 2016 from 10:30am-5:30pm. Speakers will touch on topics such as observations and reflections concerning “problems of authenticity” and “factors of futurity” within both the socially engaged practice of landscape architecture and its continually rigorous conservation and […]

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Mixologist Justin Taylor and a photo of the new Nitobe Cocktail
Mar 26

Nitobe Memorial Garden – Meet the Nitobe Cocktail

By Scott McDonald

Meet the Nitobe Cocktail We are absolutely tipsy that a new cocktail has been named after our Nitobe Memorial Garden. We raise a glass to this new honour! This cocktail was developed by mixologist Justin Taylor of Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar and features TEALEAVES cherry blossom green tea. Read the original story on the TEALEAVES […]

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Across the pond at Nitobe Memorial Garden.
Aug 27

Nitobe Memorial Garden

By Scott McDonald

Nitobe Memorial Garden A place of reflection, where each step reveals a new harmony, the Nitobe Memorial Garden is designed to suggest a span of time – a day, a week or a lifetime – with a beginning, choice of paths, and ending. A traditional Japanese Tea and Stroll Garden ranked consistently in the top […]

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