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: Dying corn plant, stalk only remains vitog, Mar 20, 2019 at 9:30 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: sun loving ground cover Margot, Mar 20, 2019 at 11:02 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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    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: Can anyone identify my bonsai trees please Junglekeeper, Mar 20, 2019 at 10:15 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: Daffodil fragrance Margot, Mar 13, 2019
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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 Perfect Plants Nursery, Mar 19, 2019 at 12:26 PM
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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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    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: 4 inch hair fungi Frog, Mar 20, 2019 at 6:28 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: Durian Guy Wilkinson, Mar 6, 2019
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    2. Fruit and Vegetable Gardening

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      Latest: Strawberry roots chewed off esellers, Mar 17, 2019 at 8:14 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: Lemon budwood Junglekeeper, Mar 20, 2019 at 7:57 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: Pests on my Japanese maple emery, Mar 20, 2019 at 3:10 PM
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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: Larix spp for landscaping sgbotsford, Mar 20, 2019 at 8:35 AM
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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
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    4. Araceae

      Aroids - Growing, Propagation, Identification, Appreciation and more!
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      Latest: Alocasia zebrina Tom Hulse, Feb 24, 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
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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: Help with Orchid Dingy, Feb 21, 2019
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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: New shoots - can I propagate these? AnnaDee, Mar 15, 2019 at 11:49 PM
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    12. Cacti and Succulents

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      Latest: Name of the Succulent? Eric La Fountaine, Mar 18, 2019 at 9:57 PM
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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: Ornamental Cherries at UBCBG 2019 wcutler, Mar 20, 2019 at 11:10 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. 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.
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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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    2. Woody Plants

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    3. Poaceae

      Grasses, including bamboos.
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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 Forum

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