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General Gardening Question and Answer
HortForum (11 Viewing)
For gardening and plant questions not covered by any other open forums below.
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Plant Care, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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Fruit and Nut Trees (9 Viewing)
Plant Care, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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Pacific Northwest of North America
Discuss plants and gardening issues specific to BC, WA, and OR (and sometimes neighbouring places).
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Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
by Tomina
August 30th, 2014 08:57 PM Go to last post
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by wcutler
August 25th, 2014 08:32 PM Go to last post
145 4,020
British Columbia: Garden Writing with Mike...
August 17th, 2014 01:12 PM Go to last post
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Plants and Science
by wlsnde
Today 05:48 PM Go to last post
14,300 67,493
Botany, horticulture, botanical gardens, practical training, higher education, and more.
August 27th, 2014 10:35 PM Go to last post
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Media stories about plants and closely-related topics.
by dt-van
August 30th, 2014 11:44 AM Go to last post
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Recent entries in university extension weblogs, biodiversity weblogs and weblogs from botanical gardens other than UBC. An eclectic hodgepodge.
NMNH Field Book Project: Flash! Phoenix Island
August 29th, 2014 05:30 AM Go to last post
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Discuss invasive plants, habitat loss, climate change, and other topics related to plant conservation.
August 10th, 2014 11:09 AM Go to last post
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The names and classification of plants.
by wcutler
August 29th, 2014 09:42 PM 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.
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Share stories and photographs of wildlife, birds, natural areas and more.
August 12th, 2014 02:39 PM Go to last post
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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.
June 7th, 2013 09:04 AM Go to last post
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Identification, Appreciation, Propagation, Discussions and more!
by vitog
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August 23rd, 2014 11:25 PM Go to last post
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Plants by Groups
Maples (8 Viewing)
Acer - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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Conifers and relatives (cycads, Ginkgo and Gnetum) - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
August 25th, 2014 01:46 PM Go to last post
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Ornamental Cherries (1 Viewing)
Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
by wcutler
August 12th, 2014 10:04 PM Go to last post
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Aroids - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
Identification: Is This An Aroid?
by Pitter
August 21st, 2014 07:25 AM Go to last post
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Magnolias and relatives - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
Identification: Magnolia? Shrub
by Ron B
July 18th, 2014 11:33 AM Go to last post
367 1,612
Gardens by Type
Design and appreciation of Japanese gardens. Also, outdoor Japanese gardening techniques.
by wcutler
April 25th, 2014 08:04 PM Go to last post
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UBC Botanical Garden
Share your photos! Talk about your visit!
August 28th, 2014 09:33 AM Go to last post
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Photographs (2 Viewing)
Pics of UBC BG plants, events and people. You can post your photos of UBC BG in the "Talk about UBC Botanical Garden" forum.
Asian Garden: Taiwania cryptomerioides
May 10th, 2013 01:24 PM 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
July 10th, 2014 11:52 AM Go to last post
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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.
July 5th, 2014 05:11 PM Go to last post
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Woody Plants (10 Viewing)
July 1st, 2014 05:30 PM Go to last post
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August 8th, 2014 06:12 AM Go to last post
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June 16th, 2014 10:54 PM Go to last post
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Rhododendrons, heaths, arbutus, and other members of the heath family.
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Citrus (5 Viewing)
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by JT1
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Beeches, oaks, stone oaks, chestnuts and other members of the beech family.
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Orchidaceae (orchids) (1 Viewing)
by ads216
March 14th, 2012 07:39 AM Go to last post
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Poaceae (2 Viewing)
Grasses, including bamboos.
by Ron B
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by Andre
November 11th, 2013 09:56 AM Go to last post
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Plant Propagation (1 Viewing)
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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 (1 Viewing)
by Taya H
June 29th, 2014 06:28 AM Go to last post
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Hibiscus (2 Viewing)
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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
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Outdoor Tropicals (2 Viewing)
April 9th, 2014 12:46 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!)
June 24th, 2014 08:20 PM Go to last post
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by Willie
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