Architecture of Plant Life: Four Garden Tours

February 11–April 17, 2016

Tours of the UC Botanical Garden, home to 11,000 different plants, offer a close look at nature’s perfectly built architectural gems.

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  • Sunday, April 17, 10 AM - 12 PM

    Walk and Poetic Data Collection

    Join poets Denise Newman and Hazel White for a walk along the creek in the UC Botanical Garden and help them poetically reorder the plant collection.

  • Thursday, April 14, 1-2:30 PM

    Trees of the Garden

    Visit trees from around the world in this garden tour, including the kinds that lived when dinosaurs roamed the earth.

  • Thursday, March 10, 1–2:30 PM

    Patterns in Nature

    At this garden tour, learn how nature’s mathematical designs and patterns are adaptations that help plants to survive.

  • Thursday, February 11, 1-2:30 PM

    Plant Travelers

    Discover slingshots, parachutes, hitchhikers, helicopters, and other mechanisms that propel plant seeds in this UC Botanical Garden walk.