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- No time or money to market yourself? These two landscape pros have an answerby Lindsey Getz on June 21, 2021 at 5:09 pm
RightPlantz.com helps small to mid-sized landscaping companies with marketing and other digital needs…
- Growing grass in shade: Can it be done for your clients?by Lindsey Getz on June 18, 2021 at 11:16 am
For many of your clients, growing grass in the shade may feel nearly impossible…
- How to reduce workers’ comp insurance claims with safety best practicesby Guest Post on June 17, 2021 at 9:38 am
Landscaping workers are at risk from a variety of potential hazards—including exposure to noise and […]
- Watering after lawn fertilization: What to tell your clientsby Lindsey Getz on June 16, 2021 at 2:56 pm
Clients want to know how long they should wait to water—and how much to water—after a fertilization […]
- The cicadas are here: Are they a threat?by Lindsey Getz on June 15, 2021 at 8:48 am
Even if you haven’t seen them, you might have heard their distinct buzz. Brood X cicadas are here…
- Pool lighting for functionality and appealby Lindsey Getz on June 14, 2021 at 12:01 pm
Because customers want to get as much use out of their swimming pools as possible, the lighting around the […]
- The Wildlife–Friendly Vegetable Gardenerby TBG on May 11, 2021 at 6:23 pm
How to coexist with insect and animals in any garden Reviewed by Veronica Sliva The lovely illustrations by Holly Ward Bimba were what first drew me to The Wildlife-Friendly Vegetable … The post The Wildlife–Friendly Vegetable Gardener appeared first on Toronto Botanical Garden.
- A Tapestry Gardenby TBG on May 11, 2021 at 6:23 pm
The Art of Weaving Plants and Place Reviewed by Carol Gardner A Tapestry Garden – The Art of Weaving Plants and Place is as much about the strength of the … The post A Tapestry Garden appeared first on Toronto Botanical Garden.
- Glorious Shadeby Lorraine Hunter on March 30, 2021 at 1:56 pm
Bright Ideas for Shady Spaces Book Review by Lorraine Hunter In her book, Glorious Shade: Dazzling plants, design ideas, and proven techniques for your shady garden, Jenny Rose Carey has … The post Glorious Shade appeared first on Toronto Botanical Garden.
- Botanical Nerd Word: Imbricateby Weston Family Library on March 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Imbricate: Overlapping like roofing shingles; in conifers, used for tightly pressed scale leaves of many Cupressaceae and Podocarpaceae.* The arborvitae (Thuja) above, a member of the Cupressaceae family, has imbricate … The post Botanical Nerd Word: Imbricate appeared first on Toronto Botanical Garden.
- Botanical Nerd Word: Samaraby Weston Family Library on February 28, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Samara: A dry, indehiscent, winged fruit.* Tulip trees (Liriodendron tulipifera), maples (Acer spp.), and many other plants produce samaras, commonly referred to as ‘keys.’ Tulip trees, pictured above, often have whorls of … The post Botanical Nerd Word: Samara appeared first on Toronto Botanical Garden.
- Botanical Nerd Word: Elaiosomeby Weston Family Library on February 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Elaiosome (e-lay-o-zome): (Greek: elaion=oil + soma=body) literally meaning ‘oil body.’* A structure on the surface of a seed that secretes and stores oil, usually as an attractant to ants, which … The post Botanical Nerd Word: Elaiosome appeared first on Toronto Botanical Garden.
- Friends of the Garden (FOGs) Feature: April-June 2021by Garden Communications on June 3, 2021 at 6:43 pm
This regular feature will highlight the activities of the Friends of UBC Botanical Garden […]
- Recap: The First Ever Biodiversity Days at UBCby Garden Communications on May 27, 2021 at 11:47 pm
Thank to our team and community for helping make our first ever Biodiversity Days experience […]
- June 2021 in the Gardenby Garden Communications on May 27, 2021 at 8:33 pm
June is a very good month for viewing plants and abundant flowers in the Botanical Garden. In […]
- May 2021 in the Gardenby Garden Communications on April 29, 2021 at 8:00 pm
We are spoiled for choice in May for noteworthy plants. Here are a few highlights from our […]
- Biodiversity Days Schedule: Experience Biodiversity with the Gardenby Garden Communications on April 27, 2021 at 11:44 pm
Join us in the month of May to celebrate biodiversity and its importance for our communities, […]
- Honouring Dr. David Slawsonby Garden Communications on April 15, 2021 at 6:33 pm
We remember Dr. David Slawson, an important member of the Japanese garden community, in light […]
- UBC Botanical Garden Statement on Anti-Asian Racismby Garden Communications on April 6, 2021 at 11:45 pm
Read UBC Botanical Garden’s statement on anti-Asian racism and check out resources provided by […]
- April 2021 in the Gardenby Garden Communications on March 25, 2021 at 11:25 pm
April is certainly the most important month for viewing rhododendrons at UBC Botanical Garden. […]