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VanDusen Botanical Garden for Fall

Comments 107 by Rebecca Bollwitt

VanDusen Botanical Garden is celebrating the first anniversary of its award-winning Visitor Centre that is self-sufficient, carbon neutral, and has LEED Platinum certification. The Visitor Centre has meeting space, the garden’s gift shop, and Truffles Cafe. It’s your first stop on your self-guided tour of the 55 acre garden that has over 50 points of […]

VanDusen Botanical Garden: Luxury Supercar Weekend & Bloom Gala 2012

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VanDusen Botanical Garden is turning 37 years old next week as it prepares to host two gala events in September. Rejuvenated with a new visitor centre, cafe and meeting space, the 55-acre garden is home to hydrangeas, rhododendrons, ferns, beeches, roses, oaks, giant redwoods, bamboos, magnolias, lakes, and much more. Aside from all the natural […]

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 […]

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 […]