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General Gardening Question and Answer
HortForum (10 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 (8 Viewing)
Plant Care, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
Identification: Is this an apple maggot?
by Sundrop
Yesterday 09:54 PM Go to last post
1,833 7,393
Pacific Northwest of North America
Discuss plants and gardening issues specific to BC, WA, and OR (and sometimes neighbouring places).
British Columbia: Oleander
Yesterday 07:45 AM Go to last post
2,835 13,358
Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
British Columbia: Native trees/shrubs for...
July 24th, 2015 02:36 PM Go to last post
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July 14th, 2015 02:41 AM Go to last post
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Today 05:01 AM Go to last post
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Plants and Science
Plants: Identification (16 Viewing)
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Botany, horticulture, botanical gardens, practical training, higher education, and more.
June 28th, 2015 11:11 AM Go to last post
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Plants: In the News (1 Viewing)
Media stories about plants and closely-related topics.
616 1,388
Recent entries in university extension weblogs, biodiversity weblogs and weblogs from botanical gardens other than UBC. An eclectic hodgepodge.
Biodiversity Heritage Library: Taming the Wild Social Media...
July 30th, 2015 05:30 AM Go to last post
1,108 1,125
Discuss invasive plants, habitat loss, climate change, and other topics related to plant conservation.
July 17th, 2015 11:11 AM Go to last post
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The names and classification of plants.
by bjo
July 31st, 2015 04:11 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
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Share stories and photographs of wildlife, birds, natural areas and more.
July 25th, 2015 05:02 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.
November 18th, 2014 05:57 PM Go to last post
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Identification, Appreciation, Propagation, Discussions and more!
Appreciation: Hydnellum peckii
July 28th, 2015 11:07 PM Go to last post
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July 14th, 2015 04:18 PM Go to last post
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Plants by Groups
Maples (15 Viewing)
Acer - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
August 1st, 2015 09:38 AM Go to last post
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Conifers and relatives (cycads, Ginkgo and Gnetum) - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
Identification: help with a tree...
by ersh99
July 30th, 2015 03:57 PM Go to last post
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Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
July 26th, 2015 09:34 PM Go to last post
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Araceae (4 Viewing)
Aroids - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
by jwarndt
June 26th, 2015 05:30 PM Go to last post
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Magnoliaceae (2 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.
May 22nd, 2015 07:56 AM Go to last post
38 370
UBC Botanical Garden
Share your photos! Talk about your visit!
July 29th, 2015 04:05 PM 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.
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
July 6th, 2015 12:57 PM 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.
July 9th, 2015 11:54 AM Go to last post
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Woody Plants (3 Viewing)
June 28th, 2015 08:29 PM Go to last post
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by Lactuca
May 31st, 2015 08:52 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 (2 Viewing)
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by JT1
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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.
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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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Rosa (roses) (2 Viewing)
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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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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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 (1 Viewing)
June 20th, 2015 01:37 PM Go to last post
1,040 5,866
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 (3 Viewing)
June 10th, 2015 09:11 PM Go to last post
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