Archive of posts tagged "garden"

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is World’s Best

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A National Geographic book has just ranked our very own Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden as the best “city garden” in the world. “The classical Chinese garden was the first garden in the Ming Dynasty style created outside of China, and is located in Vancouver’s historic Chinatown, just blocks from the troubled heart of […]

Bloom Gala at VanDusen Botanical Garden

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On this day in history, August 30, 1975, VanDusen Botanical Garden opened to the public. Last fall I went to the garden for the first time, and I was by myself. Armed with a trail map and my camera, I captured the splashes of green, yellow, and fiery red that hung on branches all around […]

Loutet Park to Host First North Shore Urban Farm

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A groundbreaking ceremony will take place at the first urban farm on the North Shore this weekend at Loutet Park. On February 26th from 3:30pm until 4:30pm public are welcome to attend the event that will launch the edible garden project in North Vancouver. Photo credit: Downing Street on Flickr The farm will produce vegetables […]

Autumn at VanDusen Botanical Garden

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The VanDusen Botanical Garden is known for its annual events that range from bonsai shows and bulb sales to the Festival of Lights. Before stormy autumn winds blew the remainder of the city’s fiery leaves into the gutters, I thought it would be a good time for a photowalk. These 55 acres that were once […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool: Flowers and Florals

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Yesterday I received a lovely bouquet of flowers that instantly transformed my workspace, which is filled with cables, wires, and computer screens. Sometimes the smallest gesture can really brighten up a space, place, or someone’s entire day. As such, I thought I would send you all some flowers by way of images that have been […]