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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    2. Indoor and Greenhouse Plants

      Plant Care, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: Leggy and Long Philodendron Daniel Mosquin, Jul 17, 2018 at 4:02 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: Aloha pineapple lily Leia colleend, Jul 20, 2018 at 9:02 AM
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    2. Pacific Northwest Native Plants

      Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: ID Please bpither, Jul 19, 2018 at 9:54 PM
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    3. Pacific Northwest Workshops and Events

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    4. Pacific Northwest Plant Swaps and Meetups

      Plan plant swaps or arrange meetups! (registered members only)
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    1. Plants: Identification

      Plant identification questions not covered by specific areas.
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      Latest: What plant is this Michael F, Jul 20, 2018 at 9:19 AM
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    2. Plants: Science and Cultivation

      Botany, horticulture, botanical gardens, practical training, higher education, and more.
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      Latest: greenhouse,polytunnel,hot-bed vitog, Jun 18, 2018
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    3. Plants: In the News

      Media stories about plants and closely-related topics.
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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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    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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    2. Celebrate Biodiversity

      Share stories and photographs of wildlife, birds, natural areas and more.
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      Latest: Acanthus sennii Daniel Mosquin, Jul 20, 2018 at 4:32 PM
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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: Macro photographs of slime molds allelopath, Jul 21, 2018 at 7:11 PM
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    5. Botany Photo of the Day Submissions

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    1. Fruit and Nut Trees

      Plant Care, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: Bing cherry tree Jeff_1, Jul 9, 2018
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    2. Fruit and Vegetable Gardening

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      Latest: 20 July 2018 Blueberry Juice Durgan, Jul 21, 2018 at 1:46 PM
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    3. Grapes and Grape Vines

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    4. Citrus

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      Latest: Grapefruit tree Junglekeeper, Jul 3, 2018
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    5. Herbs for the Kitchen

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    1. Maples

      Acer - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: Advice for bad under stock? emery, Jul 22, 2018 at 4:47 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: Help me identify pre Bonsai! bamboofish, Jul 17, 2018 at 5:02 AM
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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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      Latest: Help/Opinions with Monstera Deliciosa Junglekeeper, Jul 17, 2018 at 7:47 PM
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    5. Magnoliaceae

      Magnolias and relatives - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: Immature leaf growth surfsup, Jul 18, 2018 at 7:40 PM
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    6. Ericaceae (rhododendrons, arbutus, etc.)

      Rhododendrons, heaths, arbutus, and other members of the heath family.
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      Latest: White "powder" on my Roto plantchick, May 18, 2018
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    7. Cornus (dogwoods)

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      Latest: Have i killed my dogwood? Tammy Coffee, Jul 12, 2018
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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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      Latest: Yellow Orchid from Colombia Pitter, Mar 28, 2018
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    10. Outdoor Tropicals

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      Latest: Royal Poinciana losing branches Daniel Mosquin, Jul 16, 2018 at 10:36 AM
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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: Save my Ponytail Palm? Daniel Mosquin, Jul 3, 2018
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    12. Cacti and Succulents

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      Latest: Unknown possibly diseased succulent/cacti? wcutler, Jul 16, 2018 at 10:32 PM
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    1. Japanese Gardens

      Design and appreciation of Japanese gardens. Also, outdoor Japanese gardening techniques.
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    2. Small Space Gardening

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      Latest: balcony inspiration Michela77, Jun 25, 2018
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    1. Talk about UBC Botanical Garden

      Share your photos! Talk about your visit!
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      Latest: July 2018 in the garden wcutler, Jul 19, 2018 at 10:03 AM
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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: Hydrangea febrifuga Daniel Mosquin, Mar 13, 2018
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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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    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: link to video wcutler, May 4, 2018
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  2. Archives (no new threads, no replies)

    Archives of old forums.
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    1. Archived Events

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    2. 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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    3. Woody Plants

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    4. Poaceae

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

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    6. Garden Design and Plant Suggestions

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    7. Plant Propagation

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

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

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    10. Vines and Climbers

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

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    12. Groundcovers

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

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

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