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Flowerpot Podcast – The One with Kathryn Thomas

Bruce Langridge chats to Kathryn Thomas about the work she’s been doing to improve the biodiversity of land managed by the Swansea Bay University Health Board. Her Biophilic Wales project…

Visit California: December Events in California

Excerpt: Explore the decorated—and fascinating—house and gardens of this 1917 country estate in San Mateo County, 30 miles south of San Francisco. See the colors of its 16-acre garden by…

Secret San Francisco: This Enchanted Garden Is One Of The Bay’s Most Beautiful Holiday Light Displays

Excerpt: Filoli Estate and Gardens are dripping with thousands of breathtaking lights!Holidays at Filoli is one of the Bay Area’s most beautiful and lesser-known light displays, taking place now at…

On the Trails: December 2021

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Flowerpot Podcast – The One with David Hardy

Bruce Langridge chats to the Head of Marketing and Communications at the National Botanic Garden of Wales, David Hardy. David talks about how he has become passionate about the mission…

December in the Garden 2021

As we move into the colder months, December is the perfect time to see some of the evergreens in the garden. The post December in the Garden 2021 appeared first…

Chihuly by the Numbers

Share Tweet Share Chihuly in the Desert opens Dec. 3 at the Garden and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West. Ever wonder how long it takes to set up a blockbuster…

Pledge to Donate your Christmas Tree!

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Winterize your Garden

Share Tweet Share Although winters are generally mild in the desert, here are some garden tips to keep your plants healthy as the weather cools. Keep your plants warm. Now…

Praiseworthy Plants (December 2021)

Share Tweet Share Candelilla (Euphorbia antisyphilitica) Join the December EcoQuest: Praiseworthy Plants For this EcoQuest, find and map the plants that are close to you. For this EcoQuest, you will…

How is Filoli Addressing the Drought?

From Filoli’s Chief Operations Officer Alex Fernandez Filoli’s plant palette was inspired and informed by European formal gardens. The Garden was filled with lush, water-intensive lawns and plantings that flourish…

Friends of the Garden (FOGs) Feature: November-December 2021

This regular feature will highlight the activities of the Friends of UBC Botanical Garden (FOGs), a close-knit volunteer group at the Garden, as they continue their contributions and community during…

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