Monday, November 18, 2013
UBC Garden, located in Vancouver, British Columbia, is Canada's oldest university botanical garden. It was founded in 1916. Today it covers over 100 acres, and contains about 12,000 plants from temperate regions all over the world.
There are several gardens within the garden. These include the Alpine Garden, Asian Garden, Carolinian Forest, Food Garden, and Native garden. Visitors will see magnolias, rhododendrons, dogwood, roses, and a plethora of Alpine flora.
The garden is open daily from 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM. The best times to visit are April and May, or September and October. Cost of admission is $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for children.