UC Botanical Garden


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Succulents in a pumpkin! Use Cactus Mix for this simple but gorgeous display! Design/Photo: Cindy Davison, The Succulent Perch

xcvihiddengems:

Succulents in a pumpkin! Use Cactus Mix for this simple but gorgeous display!
Design/Photo: Cindy Davison, The Succulent Perch

The Garden is saving the Manzanita!

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.

Click the title for the full NBC story!

Don’t worry! We’ll be back next summer! But tomorrow is the end of our 2012 Concerts in the Redwood Grove.
Grab a picnic and a blanket and come rock out under the redwoods!

Don’t worry! We’ll be back next summer! But tomorrow is the end of our 2012 Concerts in the Redwood Grove.

Grab a picnic and a blanket and come rock out under the redwoods!

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.

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.
Members’ Sale and Silent Auction
Friday | April 27 | 5-7:30 p.m.
Public Sale
Saturday | April 28 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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.

Members’ Sale and Silent Auction

Friday | April 27 | 5-7:30 p.m.

Public Sale

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
Special Presentation: 
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!

 

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

Special Presentation:

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!


 

Unidentified Echinopsis-1956 accession in New World Desert taken by the Garden Director, Paul Licht. Blooms for only 1 Day!

Unidentified Echinopsis-1956 accession in New World Desert taken by the Garden Director, Paul Licht. Blooms for only 1 Day!

Join us tonight for our Holiday Soiree in the Garden. Special members’ discounts, festive food & drink and amazing plants for sale.
Party is from 4-8pm. Hope you can join us!

Join us tonight for our Holiday Soiree in the Garden. Special members’ discounts, festive food & drink and amazing plants for sale.

Party is from 4-8pm. Hope you can join us!