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General Gardening Question and Answer
HortForum (12 Viewing)
For gardening and plant questions not covered by any other open forums below.
Unsure where to ask your question? Ask it here!
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Plant Care, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
Identification: oxalis pest eating leaves
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6,702 33,599
Fruit and Nut Trees (16 Viewing)
Plant Care, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
1,807 7,295
Pacific Northwest of North America
Discuss plants and gardening issues specific to BC, WA, and OR (and sometimes neighbouring places).
2,748 12,961
Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
Identification: This plant in the Gulf...
Today 05:52 AM Go to last post
309 1,116
May 1st, 2015 08:37 PM Go to last post
148 4,825
British Columbia: Apple Fest - Minter Country...
September 7th, 2014 04:35 PM Go to last post
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Plants and Science
Plants: Identification (10 Viewing)
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Botany, horticulture, botanical gardens, practical training, higher education, and more.
April 18th, 2015 04:16 PM Go to last post
355 1,587
Plants: In the News (1 Viewing)
Media stories about plants and closely-related topics.
April 29th, 2015 03:47 AM Go to last post
604 1,365
Recent entries in university extension weblogs, biodiversity weblogs and weblogs from botanical gardens other than UBC. An eclectic hodgepodge.
Biodiversity Heritage Library: Got In-Copyright Content?
April 30th, 2015 05:30 AM Go to last post
1,081 1,098
Plants: Conservation (3 Viewing)
Discuss invasive plants, habitat loss, climate change, and other topics related to plant conservation.
April 8th, 2015 04:43 PM Go to last post
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The names and classification of plants.
by Ron B
February 27th, 2015 11:35 AM Go to last post
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Biodiversity
This forum is maintained by UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research to promote backyard biodiversity and habitats in Canada as part of the Garden's partnership with the Canadian Wildlife Federation.
by Ron B
July 13th, 2014 10:46 AM Go to last post
9 57
Share stories and photographs of wildlife, birds, natural areas and more.
April 27th, 2015 10:14 AM Go to last post
168 709
A forum for challenging others to answer a question with only a few clues.
Only long-time contributors can start a new stumper, but any registered member can reply.
November 18th, 2014 05:57 PM Go to last post
203 2,405
Identification, Appreciation, Propagation, Discussions and more!
Identification: Red fungus
April 21st, 2015 12:39 PM Go to last post
1,505 7,488
January 17th, 2015 05:38 AM Go to last post
469 1,330
Plants by Groups
Maples (17 Viewing)
Acer - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
Today 05:35 PM Go to last post
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Conifers and relatives (cycads, Ginkgo and Gnetum) - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
April 30th, 2015 05:36 AM Go to last post
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Ornamental Cherries (1 Viewing)
Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
Identification: Weeping Cherry Tree leaf...
Yesterday 04:08 PM Go to last post
223 1,727
Araceae (5 Viewing)
Aroids - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
April 25th, 2015 07:22 PM Go to last post
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Magnoliaceae (2 Viewing)
Magnolias and relatives - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
by Ron B
April 1st, 2015 08:52 AM Go to last post
374 1,631
Gardens by Type
Design and appreciation of Japanese gardens. Also, outdoor Japanese gardening techniques.
by dt-van
March 18th, 2015 10:24 PM Go to last post
38 368
UBC Botanical Garden
Share your photos! Talk about your visit!
May 1st, 2015 11:28 PM Go to last post
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Pics of UBC BG plants, events and people. You can post your photos of UBC BG in the "Talk about UBC Botanical Garden" forum.
by jan12
November 13th, 2014 09:41 AM Go to last post
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by wcutler
July 31st, 2013 12:19 AM Go to last post
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About the Forums
by wcutler
February 26th, 2015 09:35 AM Go to last post
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A resource forum of how-tos.
Only moderators can post to this forum. Questions? Post to Forum Feedback.
by wcutler
November 14th, 2011 04:32 PM Go to last post
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Archives (no new threads)
Archives of old forums.
No new threads, only replies available to registered forum members.
UBC Botanical Garden advocates the use of Integrated Pest Management.
April 13th, 2015 12:44 PM Go to last post
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Woody Plants (4 Viewing)
February 22nd, 2015 12:42 PM Go to last post
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December 30th, 2014 01:42 PM Go to last post
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November 16th, 2014 11:21 AM Go to last post
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Rhododendrons, heaths, arbutus, and other members of the heath family.
by tosh
April 24th, 2015 10:43 AM Go to last post
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Citrus (10 Viewing)
August 25th, 2014 04:24 PM Go to last post
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Small Space Gardening (5 Viewing)
by JT1
October 26th, 2013 02:57 PM Go to last post
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June 29th, 2014 10:10 PM Go to last post
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Cornus (dogwoods) (4 Viewing)
November 15th, 2014 07:52 PM Go to last post
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Beeches, oaks, stone oaks, chestnuts and other members of the beech family.
April 25th, 2014 02:52 PM Go to last post
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Orchidaceae (orchids) (1 Viewing)
by ads216
March 14th, 2012 07:39 AM Go to last post
355 1,874
Poaceae (1 Viewing)
Grasses, including bamboos.
by Ron B
July 24th, 2014 01:36 PM Go to last post
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by Andre
November 11th, 2013 09:56 AM Go to last post
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September 25th, 2013 01:20 PM Go to last post
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Plant Propagation (2 Viewing)
December 9th, 2014 06:07 AM Go to last post
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April 14th, 2014 02:49 PM Go to last post
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Organic Gardening (1 Viewing)
by Ron B
January 7th, 2014 07:29 PM Go to last post
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Vines and Climbers (3 Viewing)
by sarahh
January 7th, 2015 09:00 PM Go to last post
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November 22nd, 2014 10:45 AM Go to last post
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Herbs (1 Viewing)
May 14th, 2013 09:35 AM Go to last post
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Groundcovers (1 Viewing)
by jantie
June 5th, 2013 08:09 AM Go to last post
52 384
Outdoor Tropicals (2 Viewing)
October 25th, 2014 12:54 PM Go to last post
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Includes ponytail palms, Madagascar palms and desert roses (NB: these aren't true palms or roses!)
December 28th, 2014 08:17 PM Go to last post
204 1,124
Cacti and Succulents (5 Viewing)
by Stewatt
November 8th, 2014 12:35 PM Go to last post
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