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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.
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Propagation: Mango from seed
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Plant Care, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
by Ron B
Yesterday 03:57 PM Go to last post
6,592 33,219
Fruit and Nut Trees (2 Viewing)
Plant Care, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
December 17th, 2014 07:47 PM Go to last post
1,779 7,196
Pacific Northwest of North America
Discuss plants and gardening issues specific to BC, WA, and OR (and sometimes neighbouring places).
by Ron B
Yesterday 04:00 PM Go to last post
2,677 12,526
Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
Conservation Research at IAE: A goodbye to our crewmates,...
November 25th, 2014 12:10 PM Go to last post
300 1,078
by Ron B
November 24th, 2014 12:19 PM Go to last post
145 4,031
British Columbia: Apple Fest - Minter Country...
September 7th, 2014 05:35 PM Go to last post
98 164
Plants and Science
14,526 68,399
Botany, horticulture, botanical gardens, practical training, higher education, and more.
by anza
December 14th, 2014 12:53 PM Go to last post
342 1,554
Plants: In the News (1 Viewing)
Media stories about plants and closely-related topics.
by anza
Yesterday 10:12 PM Go to last post
594 1,342
Recent entries in university extension weblogs, biodiversity weblogs and weblogs from botanical gardens other than UBC. An eclectic hodgepodge.
Biodiversity Heritage Library: Fun with Seeds
Yesterday 06:30 AM Go to last post
1,012 1,029
Discuss invasive plants, habitat loss, climate change, and other topics related to plant conservation.
November 15th, 2014 04:22 PM Go to last post
73 462
The names and classification of plants.
November 8th, 2014 10:47 AM Go to last post
134 728
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 11:46 AM Go to last post
9 57
Share stories and photographs of wildlife, birds, natural areas and more.
August 12th, 2014 03:39 PM Go to last post
165 693
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 06:57 PM Go to last post
203 2,405
Identification, Appreciation, Propagation, Discussions and more!
Appreciation: Titanic Truffle!
by Frog
December 11th, 2014 08:55 AM Go to last post
1,488 7,445
October 20th, 2014 05:20 PM Go to last post
468 1,329
Plants by Groups
Maples (5 Viewing)
Acer - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
by maf
Yesterday 10:34 AM Go to last post
4,141 32,537
Conifers and relatives (cycads, Ginkgo and Gnetum) - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
December 16th, 2014 09:21 AM Go to last post
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Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
November 14th, 2014 10:13 PM Go to last post
213 1,678
Araceae (1 Viewing)
Aroids - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
by LariAnn
September 23rd, 2014 12:36 PM Go to last post
441 4,044
Magnolias and relatives - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
Appreciation: tree root damage from...
December 1st, 2014 09:38 AM Go to last post
369 1,614
Gardens by Type
Design and appreciation of Japanese gardens. Also, outdoor Japanese gardening techniques.
December 5th, 2014 01:17 PM Go to last post
36 358
UBC Botanical Garden
Share your photos! Talk about your visit!
by Ron B
November 12th, 2014 06:29 PM Go to last post
367 1,444
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 10:41 AM Go to last post
623 1,111
by wcutler
July 31st, 2013 01:19 AM Go to last post
101 116
About the Forums
September 10th, 2014 03:05 PM Go to last post
394 2,663
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 05:32 PM Go to last post
11 14
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.
by Bern52
November 15th, 2014 06:43 PM Go to last post
1,195 5,700
Woody Plants (2 Viewing)
July 1st, 2014 06:30 PM Go to last post
1,457 6,717
September 5th, 2014 12:17 PM Go to last post
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November 16th, 2014 12:21 PM Go to last post
636 2,376
Rhododendrons, heaths, arbutus, and other members of the heath family.
January 24th, 2013 12:44 PM Go to last post
347 1,722
Citrus (1 Viewing)
August 25th, 2014 05:24 PM Go to last post
1,311 8,656
by JT1
October 26th, 2013 03:57 PM Go to last post
160 1,168
June 29th, 2014 11:10 PM Go to last post
934 4,142
Cornus (dogwoods) (1 Viewing)
November 15th, 2014 08:52 PM Go to last post
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Beeches, oaks, stone oaks, chestnuts and other members of the beech family.
April 25th, 2014 03:52 PM Go to last post
85 478
by ads216
March 14th, 2012 08:39 AM Go to last post
355 1,874
Poaceae (1 Viewing)
Grasses, including bamboos.
by Ron B
July 24th, 2014 02:36 PM Go to last post
246 1,498
by Andre
November 11th, 2013 10:56 AM Go to last post
321 1,638
September 25th, 2013 02:20 PM Go to last post
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December 9th, 2014 07:07 AM Go to last post
625 3,133
April 14th, 2014 03:49 PM Go to last post
513 3,027
by Ron B
January 7th, 2014 08:29 PM Go to last post
37 486
Vines and Climbers (1 Viewing)
by Taya H
June 29th, 2014 07:28 AM Go to last post
393 1,862
November 22nd, 2014 11:45 AM Go to last post
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May 14th, 2013 10:35 AM Go to last post
66 564
by jantie
June 5th, 2013 09:09 AM Go to last post
52 384
October 25th, 2014 01:54 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 1st, 2014 09:28 PM Go to last post
204 1,122
Cacti and Succulents (1 Viewing)
by Stewatt
November 8th, 2014 01:35 PM Go to last post
1,131 6,915


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