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UBC Botanical Garden

By Scott McDonald | Arboretums , Botanical Garden , GardensBC-Member , Parks and Walking , Vancouver Coast and Mountains

David C. Lam Asian Garden pathway at UBC Botanical Garden.

UBC Botanical Garden

Immerse yourself in the world of wild-collected plants with over 8000 taxa to explore!

Garden highlights include internationally recognized collections of magnolias and maples. Stroll through our impressive Asian garden with over 400 kinds of rhododendrons, travel the continents in our alpine garden, explore our native rainforest garden, head back in time in our traditional physic garden overflowing with herbs, discover food growing techniques in the food garden and discover your adventurous spirit as you navigate suspended walkways and tree platforms high above the forest floor on the Greenheart TreeWalk eco-adventure. A unique and fun experience on swaying bridges amongst the treetops, the walkway is a delight for kids and adults alike. No visit is complete without a visit to our well-stocked Shop in the Garden and Garden Centre.

David C. Lam Asian Garden pathway at UBC Botanical Garden.

David C. Lam Asian Garden pathway at UBC Botanical Garden.

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Garden Amenities

  • FACILITY RENTALS
  • LEARN
  • SHOP AND GARDEN CENTRE

The natural location for your next event. UBC Botanical Garden’s beautiful grounds will be an unforgettable location for your wedding, special event or meeting. The garden has two indoor facilities (large and small) and several outdoor options including a large outdoor amphitheatre.More information about Facility Rentals can be found on their website.

Interested in learning something new? UBC Botanical Garden offers a diverse selection of workshops, lectures and tours on topics such as pruning, organic gardening, arts, sustainability and more.More information about their Education programs can be found on their website.

Nestled at the entrance to the UBC Botanical Garden, the Shop in the Garden features unique treasures for gardeners and black thumbs alike. The Shop in the Garden showcases a diverse selection of gardening and botanical books, handy garden tools and accessories, distinctive gifts, dried flower arrangements. The Garden Centre offers seasonal choice selections of perennials, shrubs and vines for the garden and patio.Of special note to gardeners seeking hard-to-find or unusual plants, the shop stocks seeds hand-picked by the Friends of the Garden, from plants in the UBC Botanical Garden.The Shop in the Garden and Garden Centre is operated by the garden’s volunteers, the Friends of the UBC Botanical Garden. All proceeds from the Shop in the Garden and 100% of the purchase price of the seeds fund research, education, and garden improvements at the UBC Botanical Garden.More information and an overview of products at the Shop and Garden Centre can be viewed at their website.


botanicalgarden.ubc.ca

Hours

Re-opens July 3rd, 2020. Wednesday to Sunday 10 am – 3:00 pm for pre-purchased entry times only See website for daily/seasonal hours of operation.

Features and Highlights

Plant Collections, Garden Highlights, Events, Workshops, Tours & WalksFacility Rentals, Plant and Garden Advice, Shop in the Garden, Garden Library, UBC Apple Festival

Getting Here

6804 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BCV6T 1Z4

Region: Vancouver Coast and Mountains

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Tanglebank Gardens

By Scott McDonald | GardensBC-Member , New Member , Vancouver Coast and Mountains

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Tanglebank is a multi-generational family farm and boutique garden centre and bistro, where we strive to create an experience of outdoor inspiration?

Whether you’re strolling through our colourful gardens, enjoying fresh, local ingredients in Brambles Bistro, shopping in the gift shop or picking out plants for your own home, we are passionate about providing unique, quality items that inspire and encourage people to cultivate 

Plan a day at Tanglebank

Tanglebank is an idyllic destination in the heart of the Mount Lehman countryside that celebrates and embraces every season; the delicate blooms of spring, the vibrance and glory of the summer border, the abundance of the fall parterre and the simplicity of the winter garden.

A destination for all, Tanglebank welcomes young and old to come and experience all that we have to offer. Plan to give yourself time to stroll a while or just sit in the garden enjoying the breeze, the fragrance and the beauty. Shop in our European-inspired garden centre or find that perfect something in our gift shop.

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Eat

Brambles Bistro is a brunch lunch bistro specializing in fresh, made from scratch, comfort food with much of the produce, fruit and even the honey coming from the gardens and hives at Tangle we have something on our menu for everyone, from the little ones, to vegetarians, vegans and gluten intolerance.

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Telephone:

+1 604-856-9339

Email:

tanglebank@telus.net

Hours 

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

* See website for daily/seasonal hours of operation.


Features and highlights​

Gardens | Plants | Store | Events | Brambles Bistro

Getting Here

29985 Downes Rd., Abbotsford, BC V4X 1Z8

Region: Vancouver Coast and Mountains

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New Member: District of Mission

By Scott McDonald | New Member , Press Release , Vancouver Coast and Mountains

Welcome to the District of Mission

Join us in welcoming the District of Mission as a new entry-level member of Gardens British Columbia!

Have you been to the city of Mission, on highway 11, just north of the Fraser River and the Trans-Canada, in BC’s stunning Fraser Valley. You might have heard us refer to them for their strong support of one of our key supporters and founders, BC Communities in Bloom.

How to get to the District of Mission in the Fraser Valley.
District of Mission – Map

Mission BC’s Communities in Bloom has a long history, starting in 2009, when the entered the Communities in Bloom provincial competition. They are tough competitors as they continually beautify their city, with community involvement and consistently win heritage and environmental awards. Check out their Communities in Bloom Facebook page to find out why you must put Mission on your travel-to-now bucket list!

District of Mission official flower - Caitlin Rhododendron

Mission has an official flower, the Caitlyn Rhododendron, which is is registered with the Royal Horticultural Society.

Should you be planning a trip to the city with the big back yard, check out Tourism Mission, and share your photos and video on social, using the hashtags. After all, it’s just a short drive away…

#exploreMission and #exploreBCgardens

Mission, BC trails – Photo credit: District of Mission

If you are there now, enter our Tulip Photo Contest and show the world Mission’s tulip and gardens.

Chilliwack Tulip Festival 2019 – Open

By Scott McDonald | Garden News , Vancouver Coast and Mountains

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Bloom Update April 14, 2019

The Chilliwack Tulip Festival opened April 10th, 2019. See current bloom updates below.

Daffodils are in season! They are currently 75% bloom and look amazing!
Hyacinths in full bloom! They are expected to be in full bloom until April 16th.

Tulip Fields are closing in on 50% now. All colours are starting to show and one purple variety is almost in full bloom.

Display Gardens are in half bloom, and will be in full bloom with lots of colours and some new surprises by April 16th!

Have you been? A floral showcase of over 25 acres of working tulip fields surrounded by beautiful mountain views and rustic farms in Chilliwack, BC.

See the full Chilliwack Tulip Festival 2019 event listing for more details.

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BC Communities in Bloom

By Scott McDonald | Cariboo Chilcotin Coast , Cultural Garden , Display Garden , GardensBC-Partner , Kootenay Rockies , Northern British Columbia , Parks and Walking , Thompson Okanagan , Uncategorised Garden , Vancouver Coast and Mountains , Vancouver Island

Communities in Bloom in action at Coquitlam City Hall.

British Columbia’s Communities in Bloom

BC Communities are proud to be ‘in Bloom’

From coastal tourist hotspots through to wide-open interior and forested northern towns, the British Columbia Communities in Bloom program provides a measurement of a community’s desirability as a place to live, work and visit. Participants showcase their hometown’s best features from street tidiness and floral displays to unique heritage and environmental treasures. BC’s CIB participants are proud geographical links to the Gardens British Columbia Member Network.

Communities in Bloom in action at Coquitlam City Hall.

CIB in action at Coquitlam City Hall.

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www.bccib.ca

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2018 BC Communities in Bloom map

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