Succulents in a pumpkin! Use Cactus Mix for this simple but gorgeous display!
Design/Photo: Cindy Davison, The Succulent Perch
Holly Forbes, curator of the U.C. Botanical Garden is helping save the the Franciscan Manzanita that was once found throughout San Francisco. Tthe manzanita once thrived in the Laurel Heights Cemetery which was removed in the 1940s.
Forbes said cuttings from the cemetery’s manzanita shrubs were replanted all over the Bay Area, including Berkeley’s Botanical Garden.
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Blue Chair Fruit Company: Sweet Summer Strawberries- An Introduction to Jam Making
Sunday, August 19, 10 am - noon
Join Rachel Saunders, founder of Blue Chair Fruit Co. as she brings her
expertise back to the Garden. Students receive two take-home jars
of jam and a set of class notes. Advance registration
required; $85, $80 members.
Staff is getting ready for the Spring Plant Sale! Join us in a plant-shopping extravaganza and draw inspiration from the Garden’s living collections during our most floriferous season.
Friday | April 27 | 5-7:30 p.m.
Saturday | April 28 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Garden is Free for Cal Day, on Saturday, April 21, 9 am -5 pm!
Plants of the World Tours:
11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm
Activities on the Tour Deck:
Radish Raphanus sativus coloring project
Cal Day Garden Photo Challenge
Science @ Cal Passport
UCBG Plants of the World Passport
11 am-3 pm - Back to the Roots:
Urban Mushroom Farming
*Visit our booth at the Valley Life Science Building Courtyard for the “Diversity Abounds!” event with Berkeley Natural History Museums!