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Spring-Flowering Bulbs

After the long, grey days of winter, gardeners are always hungry for signs of spring. In coastal B.C., many spring...

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Plant Perennials

The unsung hero of spring is the fall-planted perennial. Most perennials thrive when planted in the fall. By spring they...

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Elephant Garlic

When is garlic not garlic? Elephant garlic (Allium ampeloprasum) is a cool-season biennial that is happy in a variety of...

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Chickadee Tree

Bruce Whittington on the dos and don'ts of feeding wild birds.

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Feeding and Sheltering Birds

Bruce Whittington on natural ways to feed and shelter our feathered friends this coming cold season.

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Daffodil Dos & Don’ts

Ingeborg van Driel on the dos and don'ts of daffodils. 

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Pink Daffodils

Completely pink daffodils, similar to the well-known completely yellow and white daffodils, are not available yet. Present-day pink daffodils mostly show...

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Using reclaimed materials in the garden

Tips to help you enjoy a new career as a rescuer of “experienced” building material and plants.

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No stone unturned

A quest for discarded rocks, bricks and plants paves the path to a remarkable garden.

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Ornamental Grasses for Coastal or Interior Gardens

Ornamental grasses are categorized as either cool-season or warm-season, with either running or clumping growth habits. Cool-season: Grows best at...

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The Great Pumpkin

Few things evoke the sense of a season as strongly as that first sight of a ripe orange pumpkin in...

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Summer Planting for Eating Winter Vegetables

Now is the time to plant vegetables that will deliver mid-winter bounty.

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Gardening with Grasses

Versatile, adaptable and low-maintenance, ornamental grasses are the new face of natural landscaping.

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Summer Care for Dahlias

Already low-maintenance and easy to grow, Wim Vander Zalm shows us how to keep dahlias blooming bright.

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Water Wise Up

The answer lies in waterwise gardening, a method of planning and maintaining gardens that reduces water use and results in...

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Grow a Scented Garden

My suggestions for a bit of the South of France in your garden: Climbers for growing in the Lower Mainland:...

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