Cut Through the Dining Doldrums
FREE | 20 Recipes for Simple Dining Book

Eating simple, healthy meals doesn't have to be boring. No more plain baked chicken and plain salad.

Ensure Your Landscape Professional Meets the B.C. Landscape Standards

The two parts of any landscape installation are hardscaping and softscaping. Hardscaping refers to items such as drainage, grading, irrigation,

Get an Early Start on Your Planting

Fill a length of old gutter with a mixture of potting soil and organic fertilizer. Plant seeds according to the...

Mountain High

Wandering the starkly beautiful high alpine of British Columbia’s mountains, it is hard to believe that some of the tough...

Care and Cultivation of Heucheras

Most heucheras will thrive in any moist, well-drained soil, although they are less successful in heavy clay. In our climate...

Tiarellas and Other Relatives

Close relatives of heucheras, tiarellas, also known as foamflowers, are more delicate in every way.

Foliage divas

New hybrids of heucheras offer year-round leaf colour in shades of purple, chartreuse, orange and raspberry.

Beat Those Winter Blues with Hydroponics

Year-round hydroponic planting can have you thinking of sunshine on cold and dark days.

Greenery in the Home

Bringing greenery in to our homes around the time of the winter solstice has been a tradition for centuries. English...

Suicide Lily

The common name for Gladiolus flanaganii – suicide lily – tells all we need to know about how difficult it...

Gaultheria Mucronata

Gaultheria mucronata produces a mass of lilac-coloured, blueberry-sized globes that persist through winter in the Pacific Northwest. Various texts claim...

Moss Campion

Here and there are spots of bright mountain harebell (Campanula lasiocarpa), a dash of yellow groundsel (Senecio) and splash of...

Buff up your birdbath

In addition to periods of drought, birds particularly benefit from a well-maintained and freshly-filled birdbath during cold spells. They stay...

Onion, Leek and Kale Soup Recipe

Sheena Adams shares her deliciously warming recipe for onion, leek and kale soup.

10 “Wow” Plants for the Chilly Season

Horticulturist Sheena Adams recommends 10 fantastic shrubs that will do double-duty in your garden, providing year-round colour as well as...

Fresh from the garden: Holiday Wreaths

Every year, the UBC Botanical Garden's volunteers assemble hundreds of stunning wreaths to celebrate the festive season.

Orchid Care

The most commonly available orchids, in the genus Phalaenopsis, are called moth orchids. Usually sold in bloom, the flowering time...

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