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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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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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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. About Nitobe Memorial Garden: Nitobe Memorial Garden, […]

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Across the pond at Nitobe Memorial Garden.
Aug 27

Nitobe Memorial Garden

By Scott McDonald

Nitobe Memorial GardenA place of reflection, where each step reveals a new harmony, the 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 5 Japanese Gardens in […]

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