Gardening

 

UBC Physical Activity Gardening

Join us this Spring for our free gardening workshops.  They’re designed for the beginner or inexperienced gardeners and open to all UBC Community members. Registration is now closed for these workshops as we have reached capacity.

Intro to Gardening
Thursday April 20 from 3 – 5 pm
Roots on the Roof (top floor of the Nest, 6133 University Blvd)
20 participants maximum. Registration is now closed for this, but some drop-in space is available.

Join us for an interactive gardening workshop at the rooftop garden of the Nest:

  • Learn what’s currently being grown in the rooftop garden and the role of the rooftop garden in our community;
  • Explore the meaning of food for your own family and culture;
  • Learn how to identify weeds in a garden bed and how to properly remove them;
  • Plant your own herbs to take home with you and learn tips on maintenance.

Potted Gardening & Food Connections
Tuesday, May 16 from 5- 7 pm
Roots on the Roof (top floor outdoor garden in the Nest, 6133 University Blvd)

  • This adult-oriented workshop is designed for you to learn about potted gardening and also explore your relationship to food and its meaning in your family and for yourself!
  • Register early as space is limited.
  • Be prepared to get dirty!Registration has closed for this workshop, but we do have some additional spots available and are accepting drop-ins in a first come, first served basis. 

Potted Gardening & Food Connections
Wednesday, May 17 from 12:00-1:30 pm
Centre for Integrative Research on Sustainability (CIRS), 2260 West Mall
Meet in the lobby! Maximum participants: 15

  • This adult-oriented workshop is designed for you to learn about potted gardening and also explore your relationship to food and its meaning in your family and for yourself!
  • Register early as space is limited to 15 participants.
  • Be prepared to get dirty!
  • This workshop has reached capacity, so we’re unable to accept additional participants.