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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...

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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,

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Uses for Saskatoon Berries

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

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Saskatoon Berries

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

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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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Belgian Endives

Belgian or Witloof endive (Cichorium intybus), depending on how it is grown, is one of the few vegetables ready for...

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Species rhododendrons

Uniquely interesting and always distinctive in their flower form, species rhodos are a favourite of David Tarrant's.

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Banana Plants in BC

While they don't produce fruit this far north, bananas are terrific for creating the lush look of the tropics here...

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Crimson Clover

If you don’t have much space for growing, try sowing about 20 seeds in a pot to be put on...

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Purple Loosestrife

“People once believed garden varieties of purple loosestrife didn’t produce seed,” says Cory Lindgren, who oversees Canada’s biocontrol efforts for...

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Concepts on Camera

Small and easy to use, the one-time-use cameras that retail for between $10 and $20 are the perfect tool for...

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Sunflower: Sunbright

Enhancing ‘Sunbright’‘s attractiveness in the vase is its strong stem and neck and rounded petals. This pollen-less variety with golden yellow...

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