Stay connected to the UC Botanical Garden community while the Garden remains closed during Shelter-In-Place. Explore the following resources to virtually immerse yourself in the Garden.

Collection Updates

Virtual Collections Tour
Enjoy the sights and sound of the Garden from your home

May 4th
From Vanessa Handley

April 9th
From Vanessa Handley

April 2nd
From Anthony Garza

March 26th
From Vanessa Handley

What’s In Bloom
Showy Milkweed (Asclepias speciosa)

Educational Resources

I’m Glad You Asked
Read in-depth plant columns from Garden Director Dr. Lew Feldman

Babiana ringens – an Unusual Geophyte
Plant spotlight by Ethan Fenner

International Biodiversity Day
Tropical Forests in the Philippines

Endangered Species Day
Why did the Botanist Cross the Pond?

Growing Cucumbers
Home gardening guide by Jason Bonham

Waterfalls in the Desert
A blog from the field by Sohpia Warsh

Intoxicating Plants Tour
Aurally tour the Garden with volunteer Sal Levinson

An Introduction to Grafting
Grafting 101 by Jason Bonham

Deepa’s Chai Recipe
Connect with spices for a cozy drink

UC Botanical Garden YouTube
Watch recorded lectures, concerts, explainer videos and more!

Naturally Dyed Eggs Tutorial
By Deepa Natarajan

Earth Day
A letter from Lew Feldman

Garden Community

Memories from Members
Reminisce about your favorite Garden memory

Be Your Own Botanist
Show off your home gardens and houseplants while social distancing

UC Botanical Virtual Backgrounds
Bring the Garden to your meetings and virtual hangouts

Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
Add some spring to your timeline!