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General Gardening Question and Answer
HortForum (3 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!
by pmurphy
March 27th, 2015 09:26 AM Go to last post
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Fruit and Nut Trees (2 Viewing)
Plant Care, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
March 27th, 2015 12:19 PM Go to last post
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Pacific Northwest of North America
Discuss plants and gardening issues specific to BC, WA, and OR (and sometimes neighbouring places).
March 27th, 2015 09:07 PM Go to last post
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Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
by juxpin
March 22nd, 2015 10:49 PM Go to last post
304 1,102
Yesterday 05:56 PM Go to last post
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British Columbia: Apple Fest - Minter Country...
September 7th, 2014 04:35 PM Go to last post
98 164
Plants and Science
March 27th, 2015 02:24 PM Go to last post
14,626 68,800
Botany, horticulture, botanical gardens, practical training, higher education, and more.
March 27th, 2015 12:01 PM Go to last post
351 1,579
Media stories about plants and closely-related topics.
Yesterday 02:04 PM Go to last post
600 1,360
Recent entries in university extension weblogs, biodiversity weblogs and weblogs from botanical gardens other than UBC. An eclectic hodgepodge.
Biodiversity Heritage Library: What's Up with Seed Catalogs...
March 27th, 2015 10:00 AM Go to last post
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Discuss invasive plants, habitat loss, climate change, and other topics related to plant conservation.
November 15th, 2014 03:22 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.
March 27th, 2015 08:33 AM Go to last post
165 695
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
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Identification, Appreciation, Propagation, Discussions and more!
Identification: Southwest Mold/Fungi
by Frog
March 21st, 2015 09:22 AM Go to last post
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January 17th, 2015 05:38 AM Go to last post
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Plants by Groups
Maples (10 Viewing)
Acer - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
Identification: maple in Beijing
Today 05:01 AM Go to last post
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Conifers and relatives (cycads, Ginkgo and Gnetum) - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
March 27th, 2015 05:25 AM Go to last post
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Ornamental Cherries (1 Viewing)
Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
Identification: Please Identify Cherry Tree
March 26th, 2015 09:22 PM Go to last post
218 1,707
Araceae (2 Viewing)
Aroids - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
by Sundrop
March 5th, 2015 10:22 AM Go to last post
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Magnoliaceae (1 Viewing)
Magnolias and relatives - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
March 27th, 2015 04:02 PM Go to last post
374 1,630
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!
by Ron B
March 16th, 2015 10:16 PM Go to last post
374 1,467
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
101 116
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.
January 23rd, 2015 07:29 AM Go to last post
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Woody Plants (6 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.
January 24th, 2013 11:44 AM Go to last post
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Citrus (8 Viewing)
August 25th, 2014 04:24 PM Go to last post
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Small Space Gardening (1 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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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) (3 Viewing)
by ads216
March 14th, 2012 07:39 AM Go to last post
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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 (5 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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by Ron B
January 7th, 2014 07:29 PM Go to last post
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Vines and Climbers (1 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 (3 Viewing)
May 14th, 2013 09:35 AM Go to last post
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Groundcovers (2 Viewing)
by jantie
June 5th, 2013 08:09 AM Go to last post
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Outdoor Tropicals (4 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
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Cacti and Succulents (3 Viewing)
by Stewatt
November 8th, 2014 12:35 PM Go to last post
1,131 6,915


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