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General Gardening Question and Answer
HortForum (8 Viewing)
For gardening and plant questions not covered by any other open forums below.
Unsure where to ask your question? Ask it here!
August 27th, 2015 01:51 PM Go to last post
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Plant Care, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
Identification: Help with bonsai ID
Yesterday 10:28 PM Go to last post
6,778 33,891
Fruit and Nut Trees (3 Viewing)
Plant Care, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
1,839 7,432
Pacific Northwest of North America
Discuss plants and gardening issues specific to BC, WA, and OR (and sometimes neighbouring places).
by Margot
Yesterday 03:46 PM Go to last post
2,849 13,443
Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
by Margot
August 27th, 2015 10:34 PM Go to last post
345 1,282
July 14th, 2015 02:41 AM Go to last post
148 4,833
British Columbia: Apple Fest - Minter Country...
September 7th, 2014 04:35 PM Go to last post
98 164
Plants and Science
15,102 70,633
Botany, horticulture, botanical gardens, practical training, higher education, and more.
Yesterday 10:16 AM Go to last post
361 1,607
Plants: In the News (2 Viewing)
Media stories about plants and closely-related topics.
August 21st, 2015 08:56 PM Go to last post
620 1,395
Recent entries in university extension weblogs, biodiversity weblogs and weblogs from botanical gardens other than UBC. An eclectic hodgepodge.
Biodiversity Heritage Library: Smorball and Beanstalk: ...
Yesterday 05:30 AM Go to last post
1,116 1,133
Plants: Conservation (2 Viewing)
Discuss invasive plants, habitat loss, climate change, and other topics related to plant conservation.
July 17th, 2015 11:11 AM Go to last post
76 468
The names and classification of plants.
by bjo
July 31st, 2015 04:11 AM Go to last post
136 739
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.
August 4th, 2015 09:28 PM Go to last post
173 733
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: The forest mushrooms!
by Frog
August 24th, 2015 08:28 AM Go to last post
1,529 7,548
July 14th, 2015 04:18 PM Go to last post
471 1,335
Plants by Groups
Maples (9 Viewing)
Acer - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
4,292 34,223
Conifers and relatives (cycads, Ginkgo and Gnetum) - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
by BettyS
August 12th, 2015 09:11 PM Go to last post
2,223 9,809
Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
July 26th, 2015 09:34 PM Go to last post
227 1,758
Araceae (1 Viewing)
Aroids - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
by jwarndt
June 26th, 2015 05:30 PM Go to last post
445 4,069
Magnoliaceae (1 Viewing)
Magnolias and relatives - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
by MAH
July 3rd, 2015 09:59 PM Go to last post
377 1,648
Gardens by Type
Design and appreciation of Japanese gardens. Also, outdoor Japanese gardening techniques.
August 21st, 2015 05:38 PM Go to last post
39 375
UBC Botanical Garden
Share your photos! Talk about your visit!
by wcutler
August 21st, 2015 04:51 PM Go to last post
401 1,568
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
623 1,111
by wcutler
July 31st, 2013 12:19 AM Go to last post
101 116
About the Forums
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How to Use the Forums (1 Viewing)
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.
August 22nd, 2015 11:24 AM Go to last post
1,195 5,714
Woody Plants (5 Viewing)
June 28th, 2015 08:29 PM Go to last post
1,457 6,726
by Lactuca
May 31st, 2015 08:52 PM Go to last post
1,388 6,698
November 16th, 2014 11:21 AM Go to last post
636 2,376
Rhododendrons, heaths, arbutus, and other members of the heath family.
by tosh
April 24th, 2015 10:43 AM Go to last post
347 1,725
Citrus (5 Viewing)
August 25th, 2014 04:24 PM Go to last post
1,311 8,656
Small Space Gardening (1 Viewing)
by JT1
October 26th, 2013 02:57 PM Go to last post
160 1,168
May 19th, 2015 10:08 AM Go to last post
934 4,143
Cornus (dogwoods) (1 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
85 478
by ads216
March 14th, 2012 07:39 AM Go to last post
355 1,874
Grasses, including bamboos.
by Ron B
July 24th, 2014 01:36 PM Go to last post
246 1,498
by Andre
November 11th, 2013 09:56 AM Go to last post
321 1,638
September 25th, 2013 01:20 PM Go to last post
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Plant Propagation (4 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
37 486
Vines and Climbers (1 Viewing)
by sarahh
January 7th, 2015 09:00 PM Go to last post
393 1,863
Hibiscus (1 Viewing)
November 22nd, 2014 10:45 AM Go to last post
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May 14th, 2013 09:35 AM Go to last post
66 564
by jantie
June 5th, 2013 08:09 AM Go to last post
52 384
Outdoor Tropicals (2 Viewing)
August 16th, 2015 12:47 PM Go to last post
1,040 5,867
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 (2 Viewing)
June 10th, 2015 09:11 PM Go to last post
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