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2009 December Holiday Hours

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UBC Botanical Garden will be open by donation from December 25 to January 3 inclusive. The gatehouse will reopen on January 4 for regular winter hours and fees.

Nitobe Memorial Garden will be closed from December 25 to January 3 inclusive. It will reopen on the morning of January 4 with its regular winter hours.

The Shop in the Garden will be closed from December 24 to January 17. It will reopen on January 18 with its regular winter hours.

The Greenheart Canopy Walkway will be closed from December 25 to January 4. It will reopen on January 5 with its regular winter schedule.

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 2:00 PM on December 10, 2009




Christmas Tree Recycling (2009/2010)

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Christmas Tree Recycling at UBC Botanical Garden

Dates: Saturday December 26, 2009 to Sunday January 10, 2010

Time: 9:30am to 4:30pm daily

Location: UBC Botanical Garden parking lot, at 6804 South West Marine Dr. (first left after 16th Ave. when driving north on SW Marine Dr)

Event Description: Beginning this year, all donations raised through the UBC Botanical Garden's Christmas tree recycling program will be directed to support educational projects at local schools. This year we are supporting the development of a heritage food garden for SPG Childcare / Quilchena Elementary. Gardens provide children with hands-on learning opportunities, and nurture an understanding and respect for the environment, food, health and the cycles of life.

Be sustainable and drop off your Christmas tree to be chipped into mulch that will be used on UBC Botanical Garden trails. Please remove all decorations, tree stands, lights and tinsel. Christmas trees only please (no yard trimmings, as potential invasive plants can harm the Garden). Submit your donations in the drop box when you drop off your tree (suggested donation $5).

Continue reading "Christmas Tree Recycling (2009/2010)"

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 1:41 PM on December 10, 2009




Holiday Wreath Sale (2009)

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Shop for beautiful and fresh Christmas wreaths from the Friends of UBC Botanical Garden (FOGs), made with unusual evergreens, colourful berries and exotic foliage collected in the Botanical Garden and from the gardens of FOGs. Special care in wreath construction ensures that, with a regular and generous spritz of water, the wreaths will last to the end of February and beyond. Baskets and door swags are also available.

  • Only 300 or so unique decorations are made, so come early for the best selection.
  • Prices range from $35 to $80 and fresh supplies arrive in the Shop each day.
  • Proceeds support UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research.

Call 604-822-4529 for more information or see the Holiday Wreath Sale page for additional details.

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 2:29 PM on November 24, 2009




2009 Members' Day Sale

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Join the Friends of the UBC Botanical Garden on December 2, 2009 from 10am to 6pm for a special garden member appreciation event in the Shop in the Garden. Enjoy the unique selection of holiday items & Christmas atmosphere. Special discounts for garden members, refreshments and gift wrapping will all be available.

Not a garden member? Complete your application at the time of purchase. UNA members and UBC students no charge to apply, UBC Faculty and Staff $5 annually. Other rates apply for public memberships.

2009 Members' Day Sale poster (PDF)

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 2:08 PM on November 24, 2009




Boootiful Botany Haunted Hallowe'en Event 2009

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BOOOTIFUL BOTANY HAUNTED HALLOWE'EN EVENT 2009

DATE: Saturday, October 31, 2009.
TIME: 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.
LOCATION: UBC Botanical Garden, 6804 South West Marine Drive, Vancouver.
ADMISSION: By Donation.

DESCRIPTION: This exciting event will begin with a self-guided trick-or-treat scavenger hunt, where children and their families work together to find a number of spooky plants in the Garden. At each stop they'll learn unusual facts about plants, while receiving Hallowe'en treats. Participants can then enjoy Hallowe'en crafts and games, and an on-site Hallowe'en exhibit by the Beaty Biodiversity Museum.

Don't forget to wear your costume!

Please Note: This event will occur rain or shine. Dogs are not permitted in UBC Botanical Garden. Garden admission for participants is by donation during the event. Please contact 604-827-4536 for more information. Pre-registration is not required and all aspects of the event are on a first-come, first-served basis. There is limited parking on-site. Additional parking may be available on Old Marine Drive or via metered parking along East Mall, in the Thunderbird Parkade and at Thunderbird Stadium.

The C20 transit shuttle runs from the campus bus-loop to the Garden, while the 41 bus stops along 16th Avenue, one block south of the Garden. For more details about transit options, including information about cycling routes, please visit Translink.

UBC Botanical Garden is a non-profit organization committed to the environment and local communities. Donations are graciously accepted so that we may continue to offer this type of programming.

Thank you to our event sponsors:


  • UBC Campus and Community Planning

  • UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research

  • Forstbauer Farm

  • Local Autoplan Brokers

For more information please visit the following links:


Posted by UBC Botanical Garden at 11:26 AM on October 14, 2009




Apple Festival 2009!

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The 19th annual Apple Festival is being held on October 17th and 18th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. A $2.00 admission fee for adults helps support new garden initiatives -- for those under 12, admission is free.

As in past years, there will be over fifty varieties of apples to taste and purchase, as well as many varieties of apple trees for sale. Come early to ensure that you can buy your favourite apples, as many of the most popular varieties sell out quickly.

The BC Fruit Testers Association will have a display of over one hundred apple varieties in the Reception Centre, along with a cider press display, mason bee display and an apple identification table (bring along 6 apples from your tree if you'd like the variety to be identified). CFIA will have information on apple diseases.

Once again, there will be a Longest Peel contest, with prizes being awarded for those who can peel the longest unbroken apple skin.

The childrens' area will be back from last year -- a "Johnny Appleseed" orchard with six activity stations.

Free UBC Botanical Garden tours will be given, as well as short tours of the Alpine Garden area. If you've not visited the Greenheart Canopy Walkway, a special Apple Fest rate will be available.

Nine food vendors, selling everything from candied apples to pickles, sauces, chutneys and, of course, apple chips will be on-site, as well as the Friends of the Garden sales of apple pies and hot apple cider. Also, UBC Farm will be selling their UBC-grown produce. Craft vendors will also be present.

Also available will be tours of the UBC Farm Heritage Orchard. The Orchard was designed, grafted and planted as a student Directed Studies project beginning in 2005. A sanctuary for apple culture, the orchard is composed of 138 trees, including 60 varieties of apples and a handful of plums. Come visit this urban agricultural gem for tours on Saturday October 17 at 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. at the UBC Farm! Unfortunately shuttle service to the farm is not available this year, but bicycles, foot and car traffic are welcome.

For more information and the latest news, please visit:

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

Posted by UBC Botanical Garden at 2:35 PM on October 9, 2009




Apple Tree Cultivars for Sale at Applefest (2009)

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For those considering the purchase of an apple tree (or a dozen), here is the list of apple tree cultivars for sale at the 2009 Apple Festival:

Apple Tree Cultivars for Sale (PDF)

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 2:33 PM on October 9, 2009




Apple Festival by Transit (2009)

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Travelling to the Apple Festival by transit? Once you've arrived on campus, take Translink's C20 shuttle route from the diesel bus loop. Accessibility-enabled.

The community shuttle runs every twenty minutes, starting at 9:15 AM on Saturday and 10:15 AM on Sunday.

C20 Timetable

C20 Route Diagram

For more details about transit options, including information about cycling routes, please visit UBC Trek.

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 2:31 PM on October 9, 2009




Apple Festival Parking (2009)

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Planning on driving to UBC for the Apple Festival?

Parking is available for $5.00 for the day in the West Parkade, which is located on Lower Mall. From Southwest Marine Drive, use Agronomy Road or University Boulevard to access.

Signage will be posted giving directions to the parkade. Three free shuttles will ferry people between the Botanical Garden and the parkade all day Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 AM to 4:45 PM. The shuttles are disabled equipped for those who require an extra helping hand.

UBC Apple Festival web page

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 2:30 PM on October 9, 2009




32nd Annual Indoor Plant Sale (2009)

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The Friends of the Garden host the 32nd Annual Indoor Plant Sale on September 17th and 18th, 2009.

Always a popular event with students, UBC faculty and staff, and indoor plant enthusiasts, the sale is a great way to find some "plant therapy"! Plants will be sold from 11 am to 5 pm near the entrance of the garden. Come early for the best selection!

In addition to the hundreds of unique plants, herbs and dried flowers available, free garden tours will be offered at noon and 3pm on both days.

Free parking is available on-site, but you are also encouraged to use Translink's C20 shuttle.

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 9:58 AM on August 14, 2009




Little Billy has been Planted!

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UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research is excited to announce that our new Wollemia nobilis (Wollemi pine) tree has been unveiled. At 11.5 feet tall he's a prominent addition to our entrance area. "Little Billy" as he's known, is the showcase piece of our new Prehistoric Plant Tour.

The tour is a self-guided experience that takes Garden visitors back in time to explore some of the early species of plants found within our plant collection. The experience should take visitors approximately 40 minutes to complete. Prehistoric Plant Tour maps are now on sale in our gatehouse.

Pictured in the photo from left to right: Grahame Brown (Managing Director at UBC Botanical Garden), Adriane Carr (Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada) and Kevin Lamb ( Australian Consul General and Manager of Austrade)

Posted by UBC Botanical Garden at 4:27 PM on May 22, 2009




DOXA Documentary Film Festival

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The UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research is proud to be a community partner of the upcoming 8th annual DOXA Documentary Film Festival. Specifically we are community partners of two films that we'd like to share with our friends and fellow plant enthusiasts. Attached is more information about each film. They both sound extremely interesting and have been filmed by award winning film makers.

Eternal Mash - Sunday May 24 2:00 PM, Pacific Cinémathèque
Director: Catherine Van Campen, Netherlands, 2007, 53 minutes
Documents the mysterious disappearance of Master Dutch Horticulturist Ruurd Walrecht and the void that his colleagues feel in his absence.
Preceded by: Intestines of the Earth, Director: Olivier Barbier, France, 2006, 13 minutes

The Garden - Friday May 29 9:00 PM, Pacific Cinémathèque (nominated for an Academy award)
Director: Scott Hamilton Kennedy, USA, 2008, 80 minutes
Documents a community fighting for their community garden in South Central Los Angles.

More about the DOXA Documentary Film Festival:

The 8th annual DOXA Documentary Film Festival, May 22nd - 31st, continues the tradition of showcasing stories that aren't often told. DOXA brings Vancouver premieres of eye-opening and unexpected films from Canada and around the world.

Featuring 75 films, highlights include Canadian Larry Weinstein's stunning new film Inside Hana's Suitcase, which opens the festival; Academy Award nominee The Garden; Canadian premiere of Shelley Saywell's passionate film Devil's Bargain; internationally-renowned Kim Longinotto's latest film Rough Aunties and DOXA's closing night offering Act of God by Jennifer Baichwal.

DOXA is comprised of curated and juried screenings, workshops and public forums; and as Western Canada's largest documentary film festival, proudly screens thought-provoking, entertaining documentaries from local and global communities.

Tickets and festival passes available online at www.doxafestival.ca, Bibliophile Bookshop, Videomatica, and Biz Books. Please go to www.doxafestival.ca or call 604.646.3200 for more information.

Posted by UBC Botanical Garden at 3:40 PM on May 22, 2009




Help Build an Amphitheatre for UBC Botanical Garden

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Roseline Sturdy Amphitheatre

Urgent Fundraising Need: $66,000

Help Build an Amphitheatre for UBC Botanical Garden (PDF).

The Roseline Sturdy Garden Amphitheatre is an inspiring new project for the UBC Botanical Garden which will offer a unique performance space for the University of British Columbia and Vancouver. Nestled in our lush and well-established gardens, the amphitheatre will itself be a work of art. The innovative design creates a performance area surrounded by curved and rising tiers of polished concrete with seating for up to 250 people. A canopy of trees planted in amongst the seating area will establish a natural flow between the amphitheatre and the Garden. Another outstanding design feature is a curving rammed-earth wall behind the stage that will enclose and define the performance area.

Two separate but connected sculptures, designed by the world-renowned artist William Pye, are integral to the amphitheatre design. Pye's tall, stainless steel water pillar will be located at the edge of the rammed earth wall, drawing visitors to the amphitheatre entrance. Inside, a reflecting pool near the seating area will provide a more contemplative and calming feature.

The minimum budget required to build the amphitheatre project is $500,000. A generous donor has committed $300,000 in matching funds, which gives us a two-and-a-half-to-one match on funds raised to complete the budget.

To date (May 5, 2009), we have already raised another $134,000. Thus, we need to raise $66,000 to complete the core budget.

The matching money, however, has a deadline attached to it. The amphitheatre project must be completed by November 2009. This means that there is an urgent need for UBC Botanical Garden to raise the remaining $66,000 to ensure construction commences as soon as possible.

Please take advantage of this extraordinary opportunity to more than double your philanthropic dollars by donating to the UBC Botanical Garden amphitheatre project. Your donation today will help us achieve our fundraising goal. Year-end completion of the amphitheatre will mean an added attraction for visitors during the 2010 Olympics, and will allow the Garden to benefit fully from this one-time event.

For more details about the amphitheatre project, including opportunities for donor recognition, please see: Help Build an Amphitheatre for UBC Botanical Garden (PDF).

Contact:

Marcia Thomson
Development Officer
UBC Botanical Garden
Phone: 604-822-0623

Grahame Brown
Managing Director
UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research
Phone: 604-822-3928

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 12:47 PM on May 5, 2009




Perennial Plant Sale (2009)

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Join your fellow gardeners in the hunt for interesting and hard-to-find plants as the Friends of the Garden host the 19th Annual Perennial Plant Sale on Saturday, May 9th, 2009 from 10:00am - 4:00pm at the UBC Botanical Garden. Thousands of unusual plants are available -- a perfect opportunity to fill in a space in your garden created by last winter's cold spell. This year will feature a wide selection of edible plants, blueberry, strawberry and raspberry plants, heritage tomatoes and herbs.

Of course, the Shop in the Garden and Plant Centre will also be open for all of your gardening needs. The Greenheart Canopy Walkway is offering 25% off rates in the following categories: Adult, Youth, Child and Senior. Special discounts including those for students, families, UNA, and 25 Year Club will remain valid, and will not be double discounted.

There will be presentations on environmentally friendly ways to deal with weeds and pests; and other topics of interest. There will also be suggestions on what to plant in your shady or sunny areas; and a special section "The Can-Do Garden" to help with gardening in the tiniest space or on a deck or balcony. A children's area offers a free gift plant, face painting and other activities.

Experts will also be on hand to help with your gardening and plant queries.

Visa, MasterCard and Debit accepted. No cheques accepted.

Bring a box, bag or crate to carry your plants home in!

And remember, no dogs on site!

Reminder: Park in the West Parkade and take the free shuttle to the Garden or use Translink: take the C-20 bus from the UBC bus loop or the 41st Avenue bus with a stop at 16th Ave and Marine Drive.

For more information, visit the Perennial Plant Sale page on the garden's web site or visit the Friends of the Garden web site.

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 4:02 PM on May 1, 2009




Perennial Plant Sale Plant Lists (2009)

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The Friends of the Garden are pleased to share the list of plants available at the 2009 Perennial Plant Sale.

Please note: Plants are only available in limited quantities. Some plants on the list may not be available, due to extenuating circumstances (but not because of presales — there are no presales for this event — the FOGs have always been committed to making sale items available to the public first).

Every effort is made to ensure that plants for sale are not encumbered by any sale restrictions. Also, it is our intention to conform to the guidelines set out by the Convention on Biological Diversity. If a mistake has been made and a plant is for sale that should not be, please contact us.

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 3:34 PM on May 1, 2009




Collectors' Plant Auction 2009

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The UBC Friends of the Garden will be hosting the fourth Collectors' Plant Auction on April 23, 2009 at the UBC Botanical Garden Reception Centre (directions). Many very special trees, shrubs, vines, perennials and alpines will be offered in silent and live auctions throughout the evening.

The evening offers a unique opportunity to acquire rare and specimen plants, some of which grow in the UBC Botanical Garden. Many individual plant collectors, nurseries and other botanical gardens are generously supporting this event through donations of choice and difficult-to-obtain plants. In addition to these gorgeous plants, an array of fabulous live and silent auction merchandise and services for all the gala goers to bid on will be available. Not just an auction, this is a gala evening of food, refreshments and music, combined with a unique opportunity to acquire rare plants and to support the garden and its research.

The list of plants for the 2009 Collectors' Plant Auction is now available.

Download the 2009 Collectors' Plant Auction Catalogue for full details (PDF).

Tickets for the event are $150 and include dinner and refreshments. Please call 604-822-4208 for tickets and more information.

Absentee Bidding is Available!. Import paperwork will be available on the night for visitors from USA

For more details on the upcoming April 23 plant auction, please visit the Collectors' Plant Auction web page or visit the Friends of the Garden's web page for the Collectors' Plant Auction.

Posted by Eric La Fountaine at 3:42 PM on April 15, 2009




SAWA's Hero Earth Day Event at UBC Botanical Garden (2009)

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Greenheart Canopy Walkway Partners with SAWA Global to Celebrate SAWA's Hero Earth Day Event at UBC Botanical Garden

Vancouver, Canada (April 6, 2009) - Greenheart Canopy Walkway, Vancouver's newest eco-adventure experience, celebrates SAWA Heroes at UBC Botanical Garden during a five day Earth Day Event.

Greenheart Earth Day Event Press Release (PDF)

When: Saturday, April 18, 2009 - Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Hours of operation: 10:00am - 4:00pm each day
Note: Special group scheduling accommodations are available

Where: Greenheart Canopy Walkway at UBC Botanical Garden
6804 SW Marine Drive
Vancouver, BC

Why: Children and adults will have the opportunity to experience the Canopy Walkway, a unique suspension bridge up into the upper layers of a Pacific Coast forest, while learning about 10 remarkable SAWA Heroes from the world's poorest communities who have made a significant and positive impact in their community. Visitors can also visit http://www.3rdwhale.com/ to learn more about the heroes and enter the "Greenest Person on the Planet" contest.

Participants will gain an appreciation for how the Pacific Coast forest of British Columbia is figuratively connected to the entire world. Additionally, visitors will learn how one person can improve the lives of others as well as protect our planet.

Who: SAWA Global recruits and provides training to local videographers in the 50 poorest countries in the world. These SAWA Video Journalists identify and work in close partnership with extraordinary local grassroots leaders - SAWA Heroes. Together they work to document the project or initiative via video, and then profile this on SAWA Global's website to a global audience.

Once profiled on the website, the SAWA Heroes can be viewed by a global community who can learn from the Hero's success and innovative solutions, build new partnerships with the SAWA Hero and apply the project model elsewhere to solve similar global challenges. Please visit http://www.sawaglobal.com/ for more information.

Greenheart Earth Day Event Press Release (PDF)

For further information or interviews please contact:
Alex Chapple
604-742-4264

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 11:55 AM on April 7, 2009




An Opera Tea (2009)

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UBC Opera Ensemble and UBC Botanical Garden present "An Opera Tea" on Sunday April 5, 2009 and Sunday April 26, 2009 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm each day.

Experience the magic of opera as you enjoy light refreshments in the lovely UBC Botanical Garden!

Tickets: Available at the door or contact the UBC School of Music at 604-822-8246.
Cost: $20 adults/ $15 students and seniors.

Location: UBC Botanical Garden Reception Centre. 6804 South West Marine Dr, Vancouver.

Posters: April 5 -- An Opera Tea (PDF) and April 26 -- An Opera Tea (PDF)

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 5:25 PM on April 2, 2009




Summer Student Jobs (2009)

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Several summer student positions are available for the summer of 2009.

Students are hired for available summer positions at the UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research based on the following criteria:

  • employment is limited to returning first, second and third year students enrolled in a recognized Agriculture, Botany, Horticulture or Plant Biology program at UBC or another university/college, and to returning UBC Masters of Landscape Architecture students
  • preference will be given to UBC students, and to students who have not had previous summer employment at the UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research
  • the term of employment is May 11 to August 14, 2009

Please apply directly with resume and cover letter by closing date (April 17, 2009) to:

Ingrid Hoff
c/o UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research
6804 Southwest Marine Drive
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6T 1Z4

Please mark clearly on the envelope: "Summer Student Job Application"

Posted by UBC Botanical Garden at 3:02 PM on March 25, 2009




Cherry Blossom Viewing at Nitobe Memorial Garden (2009)

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Spring is in the air!

Escape the stresses of everyday life at the Vancouver Mokuyokai Society's Ohanami (Cherry Blossom Viewing), the 25th annual celebration of cherry blossoms.

Time: 3:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Date: Saturday, April 11, 2009
Place: Nitobe Memorial Garden and Asian Centre, UBC.

Find peace of mind beneath the splendor of cherry blossoms as you drink in the tranquility of an authentic Japanese tea ceremony and relax to the soothing tones of shakuhachi (bamboo flute) and koto (Japanese harp). Take a guided tour of the authentic Japanese garden, sip some refreshing matcha, make some origami creations, try on a yukata and enjoy a traditional Japanese bento dinner.

Top off your day with a tour of the garden by lantern-light, a magical, once-yearly event at Nitobe Memorial Garden that should not be missed. This garden is considered to be one of the most authentic Japanese gardens in North America and among the top five Japanese gardens outside of Japan.

This event runs rain or shine.

Registration for all tea ceremonies, bento and tours are on a first-come first-served basis at the garden entrance.

See you in the garden!

Go to www.mokuyokai.bc.ca for tea schedule, registration details, map and more info.

Presented by the Vancouver Mokuyokai Society with the support of the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research, Muzi Tea, Omotesenke, Urasenke Tankokai Vancouver Association, the Shakuhachi Society of BC and Junko Freisen.

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 11:18 AM on March 24, 2009




Valentine's Day at UBC Botanical Garden (2009)

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Saturday February 14, 2009
10:00am to 4:00pm

All couples visiting the Greenheart Canopy Walkway at UBC Botanical Garden will receive a complimentary rose, a glass of sparkling cider and 10% off giftware (excluding books and plants) in the Shop-in-the-Garden for Valentine's Day.

$20 per person

Includes a tour of the Greenheart Canopy Walkway as well as entrance to the beautiful UBC Botanical Garden.

Call (604) 822-4208 for more details or check out the Valentine's Day at UBC Botanical Garden poster (PDF).

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 3:18 PM on February 11, 2009




The Great UBC Magnolia Sale (2009)

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Updated April 2, 2009 -- thank you for your orders! There may be more next year, as well as a few choice plants available at this year's Collectors' Plant Auction.

Advance orders are now being accepted for the 2009 sale of hard-to-find magnolias.

Twelve choice cultivars are represented by over eighty trees.

For details on the plants being offered, please see the 2009 Rare Magnolia Sale fact sheet (PDF).

Please note:

All trees were grafted to Magnolia kobus root stock for hardiness and early flowering. Grafting was done in 2007. Trees were pot grown in 1 gallon air pruning containers under protection in a hoop house. Trees have excellent root systems, show strong growth, and are 75 to 100cm tall. Trees will be ready for pick up in late February 2009 at the Shop in the Garden at the UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Reseach.

GST & PST are extra.

To reserve your magnolia, call the Shop in the Garden at 604-822-4529 between 10am and 4:30pm (note holiday closure from Dec. 24 to Jan. 11 inclusive), or call Charlie at 604-929-5706 in the evenings.

Posted by Daniel Mosquin at 9:44 AM on December 17, 2008