UBC Botanical Garden Forums

    1. HortForum

      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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      Latest: When to cut a large Pony-Tail's flowers? wcutler, Aug 30, 2016 at 11:16 PM
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    2. Indoor and Greenhouse Plants

      Plant Care, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: Zee zee plant LisaDuh, Aug 31, 2016 at 3:21 PM
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  1. Pacific Northwest of North America

    Discuss plants and gardening issues specific to BC, WA, and OR (and sometimes neighbouring places).
    1. Outdoor Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

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      Latest: In my edible garden Sundrop, Aug 24, 2016
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    2. Pacific Northwest Native Plants

      Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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    3. Pacific Northwest Plant Swaps and Meetups

      Plan plant swaps or arrange meetups! (registered members only)
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      Latest: Western WA cutting trade boizeau, Sep 25, 2013
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    1. Plants: Identification

      Plant identification questions not covered by specific areas.
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      Latest: Flowering shrub in Duvall, Washington Silver surfer, Aug 31, 2016 at 3:29 PM
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    2. Plants: Science and Cultivation

      Botany, horticulture, botanical gardens, practical training, higher education, and more.
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      Latest: Grafting in a single plant thanrose, Aug 24, 2016
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    3. Plants: In the News

      Media stories about plants and closely-related topics.
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      Latest: Curse of the noxious knotweed. Margot, Aug 29, 2016 at 12:19 AM
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    4. Plants: Weblogs of Interest

      Recent entries in university extension weblogs, biodiversity weblogs and weblogs from botanical gardens other than UBC. An eclectic hodgepodge.
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    5. Plants: Conservation

      Discuss invasive plants, habitat loss, climate change, and other topics related to plant conservation.
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    6. Plants: Nomenclature and Taxonomy

      The names and classification of plants.
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      Latest: Carl von Linnaeus Sundrop, Aug 11, 2016
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    1. Gardening for Backyard Biodiversity in Canada

      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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      Latest: Deter Garden Thieves carol palmer, Aug 24, 2016
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    2. Celebrate Biodiversity

      Share stories and photographs of wildlife, birds, natural areas and more.
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    3. Plants and Biodiversity Stumpers

      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.
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      Latest: orange fruit Eric La Fountaine, Nov 18, 2014
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    4. Fungi, Lichens and Slime Molds

      Identification, Appreciation, Propagation, Discussions and more!
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      Latest: Boletus barrowsii Frog, Aug 14, 2016
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    5. Botany Photo of the Day Submissions

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      Latest: 14 June 2016 Weigela Durgan, Jun 14, 2016
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    1. Fruit and Nut Trees

      Plant Care, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: propagation problems MikeH, Aug 31, 2016 at 7:57 AM
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    2. Fruit and Vegetable Gardening

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      Latest: 29 August 2016 Sicilian Saucer Tomatoes Durgan, Aug 29, 2016 at 12:34 PM
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    3. Grapes and Grape Vines

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    4. Citrus

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    1. Maples

      Acer - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: Shrivelled leaves rehydrated Margot, Aug 31, 2016 at 10:54 AM
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    2. Gymnosperms (incl. Conifers)

      Conifers and relatives (cycads, Ginkgo and Gnetum) - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: Dying monkey-puzzle tree chris sproat, Aug 26, 2016 at 5:17 PM
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    3. Ornamental Cherries

      Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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    4. Araceae

      Aroids - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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    5. Magnoliaceae

      Magnolias and relatives - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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    6. Ericaceae (rhododendrons, arbutus, etc.)

      Rhododendrons, heaths, arbutus, and other members of the heath family.
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    7. Cornus (dogwoods)

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      Latest: What may be the cause of this? Sundrop, Aug 26, 2016 at 9:23 PM
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    8. Fagaceae (beeches, oaks, etc.)

      Beeches, oaks, stone oaks, chestnuts and other members of the beech family.
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    9. Orchidaceae (orchids)

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    10. Outdoor Tropicals

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    11. Caudiciforms and Pachycaul Trees

      Includes ponytail palms, Madagascar palms and desert roses (NB: these aren't true palms or roses!)
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      Latest: How to grow multiple trunks on a Ponytail Palm? Ray M, Aug 26, 2016 at 3:31 PM
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    12. Cacti and Succulents

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      Latest: Cactus care advice required fastasfrench, Aug 31, 2016 at 12:19 PM
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    1. Japanese Gardens

      Design and appreciation of Japanese gardens. Also, outdoor Japanese gardening techniques.
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      Latest: My new Japanese styled garden JT1, Dec 2, 2015
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    2. Small Space Gardening

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      Latest: Looking for large planters mvista888, Apr 11, 2016
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    1. Talk about UBC Botanical Garden

      Share your photos! Talk about your visit!
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      Latest: August blooms ianc1113, Aug 21, 2016
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    2. Photographs

      Pics of UBC BG plants, events and people. You can post your photos of UBC BG in the "Talk about UBC Botanical Garden" forum.
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      Latest: Eucalyptus coccifera Delvi83, Nov 3, 2015
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    3. Davidsonia

      Discuss articles from the Davidsonia - A Journal of Botanical Garden Science.
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      Latest: Carrierea Calycina wcutler, Jul 31, 2013
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    1. How to Use the Forums

      Links to forum help, tips and guides.
      Post comments and questions about help topics.
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      Latest: Contact a member wcutler, Dec 27, 2015
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    2. The Test Bed

      Experiment with posting and the forum tools.
      Do note that other forum members cannot reply to your posts in The Test Bed.
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      Latest: test for photos wcutler, Aug 17, 2016
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  2. Archives (no new threads, no replies)

    Archives of old forums.
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    1. Garden Pest Management and Identification

      UBC Botanical Garden advocates the use of Integrated Pest Management.
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      Latest: Rat bait Mortoni57, Aug 22, 2015
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    2. Woody Plants

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    3. Poaceae

      Grasses, including bamboos.
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      Latest: Moso Bamboo Ron B, Jul 24, 2014
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    4. Rosa (roses)

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    5. Garden Design and Plant Suggestions

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    6. Plant Propagation

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      Latest: Fire And Ice Heliconia seeds dlanclos, Sep 13, 2015
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    7. Soils, Fertilizers and Composting

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      Latest: Seaweed in the garden? Margaret, Apr 14, 2014
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    8. Organic Gardening

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    9. Vines and Climbers

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      Latest: Best way to kill Wisteria ostmark, Aug 29, 2015
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    10. Hibiscus

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    11. Groundcovers

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      Latest: Ellisiophyllum pinnatum jantie, Jun 5, 2013
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    12. Photography and Art

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      Latest: Perigee Moon Shots Hartley Botanic, Feb 17, 2010
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    13. Conversations

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