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: Drift seed Sundrop, Feb 15, 2020 at 6:18 PM
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    2. Indoor and Greenhouse Plants

      Plant Care, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: FROZEN BABY RAVEN ZZ!!!! wcutler, Feb 15, 2020 at 7:14 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: Climbing rose for south wall (Wet Coast) Georgia Strait, Feb 16, 2020 at 6:37 AM
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    2. Pacific Northwest Native Plants

      Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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    3. Pacific Northwest Workshops and Events

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      Latest: Volunteer Butterfly Rangers wanted wcutler, Feb 10, 2020 at 12:38 PM
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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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    2. Plants: Science and Cultivation

      Botany, horticulture, botanical gardens, practical training, higher education, and more.
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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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      Latest: Nomenclature Authorities sgbotsford, Jan 16, 2020
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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: Thuja plicata Daniel Mosquin, Feb 7, 2020
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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: Chernobyl Fungus allelopath, Feb 8, 2020
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    5. Botany Photo of the Day Submissions

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      Latest: Banksia serrata Puddleton, Nov 28, 2019
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    1. Fruit and Nut Trees

      Plant Care, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: Persimmon tree vitog, Dec 14, 2019
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    2. Fruit and Vegetable Gardening

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      Latest: 15 February 2020 Soy Tempeh (Preparation) Durgan, Feb 15, 2020 at 3:43 PM
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    3. Grapes and Grape Vines

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    4. Citrus

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      Latest: Hardy Citrus in Washington state SoCal2warm, Feb 14, 2020 at 5:31 PM
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    5. Herbs for the Kitchen

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      Latest: Am I growing mint right? Sara_, Feb 4, 2020
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    1. Maples

      Acer - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: JM buds opening! AlainK, Feb 16, 2020 at 10:42 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: Obtusa growth Ron B, Feb 11, 2020 at 4:59 PM
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    3. Ornamental Cherries

      Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: Cherries or Plums Junglekeeper, Feb 10, 2020 at 4:07 PM
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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: Strange Bract On Kousa Sundrop, Nov 14, 2019
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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: Bulbophyllum phalaenopsis. togata57, Dec 21, 2019
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    10. Outdoor Tropicals

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      Latest: Bottle Palm - unusual growth cris, Jan 17, 2020
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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: Ponytail palm help Nikki73, Jan 9, 2020
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    12. Cacti and Succulents

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      Latest: maybe a sedeveria? Will B, Feb 15, 2020 at 1:03 PM
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    1. Japanese Gardens

      Design and appreciation of Japanese gardens. Also, outdoor Japanese gardening techniques.
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      Latest: Japanese Garden Dictionary JT1, Jul 13, 2019
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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: February 2020 in the Garden - Bamboo wcutler, Feb 13, 2020 at 2:40 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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      Latest: Problem? wcutler, Dec 20, 2019
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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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    3. 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: new thread, testing tags wcutler, Oct 1, 2019
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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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