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: Replacement for columnar cedar hedge? Tim Perrin, Feb 18, 2019 at 9:51 AM
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    2. Indoor and Greenhouse Plants

      Plant Care, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: ZZ deflated tubers LKZ, Feb 16, 2019 at 2:18 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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    2. Pacific Northwest Native Plants

      Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: Golden Ears Plant ID Margot, Oct 14, 2018
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    3. 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: Really interesting leaves Silver surfer, Feb 18, 2019 at 5:20 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: Propagating Hylocomium splendens Justin Bauer, Feb 15, 2019 at 11:56 AM
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    3. Plants: In the News

      Media stories about plants and closely-related topics.
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      Latest: Flowers can hear too Derek Lawson, Feb 4, 2019
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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: Bignonia or Dolichandra? RAC.Hawaii, Oct 31, 2018
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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: Tectaria moorei Daniel Mosquin, Feb 1, 2019
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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: Mushroom in bathroom! Frog, Feb 14, 2019 at 7:46 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: Fruit Trees for North Coast BC Shannon Lawrence, Feb 15, 2019 at 1:04 PM
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    2. Fruit and Vegetable Gardening

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      Latest: What is eating my kale? Margot, Feb 15, 2019 at 10:09 PM
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    3. Grapes and Grape Vines

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      Latest: grapevine leaf disease vitog, Oct 24, 2018
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    4. Citrus

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      Latest: Meyer Lemon Leaf Discoloration Will B, Feb 17, 2019 at 3:29 PM
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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: Acer palmatum Jjoshi (or Ijoshi) Jeffers, Feb 18, 2019 at 9:35 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: Topiary pines wcutler, Feb 17, 2019 at 5:05 PM
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    3. Ornamental Cherries

      Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: Prunus Mume Ron B, Feb 12, 2019 at 10:30 PM
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    4. Araceae

      Aroids - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: Alocasia zebrina Jeremy99, Feb 1, 2019
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    5. Magnoliaceae

      Magnolias and relatives - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: Magnolia figo Junglekeeper, Feb 18, 2019 at 5:51 AM
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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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    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: plant problem Sandie LaTrace, Dec 2, 2018
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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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    12. Cacti and Succulents

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      Latest: Looking to find out what this is... Will B, Feb 18, 2019 at 10:47 AM
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    1. Japanese Gardens

      Design and appreciation of Japanese gardens. Also, outdoor Japanese gardening techniques.
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      Latest: Junipers to give away Emmaji, Nov 26, 2018
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    2. Small Space Gardening

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    1. Talk about UBC Botanical Garden

      Share your photos! Talk about your visit!
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      Latest: Is this Atriplex, and is it A. confertifolia? wcutler, Feb 15, 2019 at 8:37 PM
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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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    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. Forum Announcements and Feedback

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    2. 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, Mar 13, 2018
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    3. The Test Bed

      Experiment with posting and the forum tools.
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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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