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: Vines for pergola Ron B, Mar 31, 2020
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    2. Indoor and Greenhouse Plants

      Plant Care, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: Discoloured amazonica polly wcutler, Apr 8, 2020 at 10:17 AM
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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: Getting rid of leafhoppers Lenore, Apr 7, 2020 at 7:26 PM
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    2. Pacific Northwest Native Plants

      Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: Wild lilies Sunshine Coast vitog, Apr 1, 2020
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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: Need Id for this plant pls. wcutler, Apr 8, 2020 at 10:05 PM
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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: Wyethia bolanderi Daniel Mosquin, Apr 8, 2020 at 4:52 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: Lichen soup Sodium Carbonate treatment Frog, Apr 4, 2020 at 3:54 PM
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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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    2. Fruit and Vegetable Gardening

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      Latest: 8 April 2020 Chickpea Lentils Tempeh Durgan, Apr 8, 2020 at 5:06 PM
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    3. Grapes and Grape Vines

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      Latest: Grapes are sick Sundrop, Mar 2, 2020
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    4. Citrus

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    5. Herbs for the Kitchen

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      Latest: Am I growing mint right? Glenn M, Mar 24, 2020
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    1. Maples

      Acer - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: Cheering ourselves up Acerholic, Apr 9, 2020 at 12:13 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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    3. Ornamental Cherries

      Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: Strange growth on root Ellie1323, Apr 1, 2020
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    4. Araceae

      Aroids - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: Unknown Philo or something else? Junglekeeper, Apr 7, 2020 at 5:07 PM
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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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      Latest: Rhododendrons diseased; treatment suggestions? Margot, Apr 8, 2020 at 9:52 PM
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    7. Cornus (dogwoods)

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      Latest: Invasive Red Twig Dogwood 1digger, Mar 27, 2020
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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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      Latest: Dead or Alive Sundrop, Mar 26, 2020
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    9. Orchidaceae (orchids)

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      Latest: Weird spots on Orchid Alicet, Mar 12, 2020
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    10. Outdoor Tropicals

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      Latest: Root spread of basjoo banana? cr1owd, Mar 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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    12. Cacti and Succulents

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      Latest: Sullu spurge, euphorbia royleana help mandarin, Apr 8, 2020 at 8:52 AM
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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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    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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    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: Add media wcutler, Apr 7, 2020 at 7:18 PM
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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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