Home / General Information / Garden and Community News / September 2005



Apple Festival (2005)

Category(-ies): 2005 Archives

Updated October 6, 2005 at 12:36 pm: This year, a special treat for the kids – the Hare Caper. Children can hunt for hares at child-friendly places around the Festival, concluding with a visit to the minotaur sculpture (see below).

A family event for all ages, UBC Botanical Garden's 15th Annual Apple Festival takes place this year on October 15th and 16th from 11 AM to 4 PM.

For more information and the latest news, please visit the UBC Apple Fest web page or check out the poster! Also, don't forget that this year, there are two special guests in the garden: a minotaur and a hare.

Have a question about apples? Start a new discussion thread in UBC Botanical Garden's Fruit Trees online forum!


Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 5:07 PM on September 29, 2005




Apple Festival Poster (2005)

Category(-ies): 2005 Archives

Help us promote the UBC Botanical Garden Apple Festival!

Place this eye-catching poster, featuring the work of a local young artist, in local gathering places and help us invite the Greater Vancouver community to come and enjoy British Columbian apples and more!

Apple Festival 2005 Poster (in PDF format, 142 KB)

UBC Apple Festival

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 4:27 PM on September 29, 2005




Autumn Events and Courses (2005)

Category(-ies): 2005 Archives

In the line-up for this autumn at UBC:

AppleFest

Courses and Lectures

Holiday Wreath Sale

Gifts and Unique Items from the Shop in the Garden

For an easy-to-print summary, download: Autumn 2005 UBC Botanical Garden Events and Courses (PDF)

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 1:42 PM on September 29, 2005




Welcome Garden Writers Association!

Category(-ies): Local Interest

Four hundred members of the Garden Writers Association will descend on UBC Botanical Garden during the afternoon of Saturday, September 10 as part of the 57th Annual Symposium of the Garden Writers Association. Welcome to all attendees of the symposium, and we hope that you find UBC Botanical Garden to your liking!

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 1:54 PM on September 7, 2005




28th Annual Indoor Plant Sale (2005)

Category(-ies): 2005 Archives

UBC Botanical Garden hosts its 28th Annual Indoor Plant Sale this September 15 and 16. Always a popular event with plant enthusiasts and students, the sale is a great way to decorate a dorm room or office on a budget. Plants will be sold from 11am to 6pm near the entrance of the garden. Come early for the best selection!

Continue reading "28th Annual Indoor Plant Sale (2005)"

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 1:36 PM on September 7, 2005




2005 Maple Society Symposium

Category(-ies): 2005 Archives

Update: September 23, 2005 @ 12:36 PM: Registration for the symposium will be closed as of September 23 at 4:30 PM Vancouver time.

UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research is proud to host the 2nd International Maple Society Symposium from Friday, September 30 to Sunday, October 2. The program includes talks by local and international maple experts and growers, tours, and a banquet and auction. Registration is open to everyone (registration form (PDF).

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 1:12 PM on September 7, 2005