UBC Botanical Garden
Q&A: How to regrow plants from kitchen scraps (and nourish your soul)
As we watch spring blossom outside our windows and try to minimize trips to the grocery store, UBC Media Relations asked horticulturist Egan Davis for tips on how to re-grow food from kitchen scraps.
May 1, 2020
$1-million donation helps UBC Botanical Garden’s Asian Garden grow
A $1.05 million gift from the Franklinia Foundation will nearly double the size of the UBC Botanical Garden’s Asian Garden, and provide additional educational and training opportunities to future horticulturalists.
Feb 4, 2016
Spring surprise: UBC expert on the effects of this year’s early spring
While most of Canada spent February and March buried under snowdrifts, the west coast has been enjoying cherry blossoms and balmy breezes for weeks.
Apr 21, 2015
Shouldn’t every day be Earth Day?
Earth Day takes place on April 22, marking 45 years of efforts to get people talking about what they can do to protect the environment.
Apr 20, 2015
Why do leaves change colour in the fall?
Douglas Justice, associate director of UBC’s Botanical Gardens and Centre for Plant Research, talks about the changing colours of fall and the joys of gardening in colder weather.
Oct 2, 2013
Q and A on spring gardening with Christopher Bale
Plant everything! Have all your annuals and perennials in the ground by mid June.
May 30, 2013
Weekend coverage ideas: Beaty Biodiversity Museum opens; 20th Apple Festival celebrated at UBC
The media and public are invited to two major events at UBC this weekend. The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is opening its doors to the public, and the annual Apple Festival will be held at the UBC Botanical Garden.
Oct 15, 2010