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.

Planting Ferns

Few plants bring the lush feel of the woodlands to the garden like our native ferns. And their adaptability and...

In Search of the Yellow Rose

Rosa rugosa is a gift from horticultural heaven, particularly if you prefer sitting back and smelling the roses over preventing...

Great Growing Pumpkin Varieties

Here’s a list of 10 great pumpkin varieties for good growing and autumn enjoyment. Big Moon – a large, sprawling...

Drought-Tolerant Plants

The following are excellent examples of plants that thrive in British Columbia with a minimum of summer watering. Acer glabrum...

Bergenia Cordifolia

Who would have thought that Bergenia, Rodgersia and Heuchera all belong to the same family?

Container Designs

Bring out those old wooden step-ladders and fashion them into garden showpieces. The steps offer perfect positions for containers, while...

Calla Lily

The Calla lily, once only available in white, is now wearing a veritable rainbow of colours. Calla lilies are a lovely...

Northwest Flower and Garden Show

One of the big-three garden shows in North America, this Seattle-based annual extravaganza is more than a plant showcase –...

Plants that deliver results

All-America Selections's recommended no-fuss plant picks that prove their worth again and again.

The Blue Orchard Bee

Orchardists and home gardeners know that ample blossoms on their fruit trees are no guarantee of a bountiful crop. Success...

10 green schemes

Easy ways to green up your garden without any strain to you.

City Garden in Oak Bay

When avid gardeners Hazel and Jerry Vanslyke purchased their retirement home in Victoria’s pretty suburb of Oak Bay, it was...

Native B.C. Berry Plants

Description: This erect, deciduous shrub, up to two metres in height, bears smooth-edged, oval-shaped leaves and inconspicuous flowers. Light blue,

Uses for Saskatoon Berries

An important staple food of the North American Indians, the Saskatoon took its common designation from the Cree name for...

Saskatoon Berries

Blending form and function in great taste and style, the versatile Saskatoon berry has an impressive résumé – showy, fragrant,

Bee Kind

The bee population is in trouble. Here is a small thing every gardener can do to help – plant crimson...

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