There is going to be a growing affair at UBC Botanical Gardens on May 12, 2012 between 10am – 4pm.  They will inform and empower plant lovers of all ages to do more with their patios and decks and to engage children with a deeper appreciation for all things growing.  It’s surprising how easy it is to grow herbs, vegetables and flowers in pots on your deck or patio.  Why not try out a green deck this summer? Go to for more info.