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Western Canadian Gardening, Plants, Flowers!

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Spring and summer brings the glory of flowers and plants to life in Western Canada. Check out these beautifully produced gardening, wildflower, and plant guides to help celebrate the flora of BC and AB year round!
The Prairie Gardener’s Go-To for Vegetables

The Prairie Gardener’s Go-To for Vegetables

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : vegetables, canada

All the most common questions about growing vegetables in the prairies are answered in this first installation of the new gardening series, Guides for the Prairie Gardener.

Too often people think of vegetable gardening in the prairies as challenging, but certified master gardeners Sheryl and Janet are here to show you how rewarding it can really be.

From planning to planting, they encourage you to take a hands-on approach with your prairie garden. They let you know when—and how!—to transplant …

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The Prairie Gardener’s Go-To for Pests and Diseases

The Prairie Gardener’s Go-To for Pests and Diseases

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : canada, techniques

Your guide to trouble-shooting weeds, pests, diseases, moulds, critters, and other common prairie gardener’s problems in this second title in the Guides for the Prairie Gardener series.

Whether you’re an experienced prairie gardener or have just a few weeks under your belt, chances are you’ve come to know at least a couple of pesky insects, moulds, or much larger lurkers on a first-name basis. But what to do about these interlopers who can seem hell-bent on ruining your hard work?

Lifelong g …

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Popular Wildflowers of Coastal British Columbia and Vancouver Island

Popular Wildflowers of Coastal British Columbia and Vancouver Island

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A full-colour field guide for the curious amateur naturalist, traveller, or hiker who wishes to learn to identify flowering plants that may be encountered while in the outdoors of Coastal British Columbia and Vancouver Island during the usual blooming season.

Neil Jennings’s new series of colourful and easy-to-use wildflower guides introduces amateur naturalists to some of the more commonly found wildflowers in western Canada. Along with hundreds of colour photos and informative descriptions co …

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Popular Wildflowers of South-Central British Columbia

Popular Wildflowers of South-Central British Columbia

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

A full-colour field guide for the curious amateur naturalist, traveller, or hiker who wishes to learn to identify flowering plants that may be encountered while in the outdoors of South-Central British Columbia during the usual blooming season.

Neil Jennings’s new series of colourful and easy-to-use wildflower guides introduces amateur naturalists to some of the more commonly found wildflowers in western Canada. Along with hundreds of colour photos and informative descriptions containing both c …

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Popular Wildflowers of Alberta and the Canadian Rockies

Popular Wildflowers of Alberta and the Canadian Rockies

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

A full-colour field guide for the curious amateur naturalist, traveller, or hiker who wishes to learn to identify the flowering plants that may be encountered while in the outdoors on the Canadian Rockies during the usual blooming season.

Neil Jennings’s new series of colourful and easy-to-use wildflower guides introduces amateur naturalists to some of the more commonly found wildflowers in western Canada. Along with hundreds of colour photos and informative descriptions containing both common …

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Popular Wildflowers of the Canadian Prairies

Popular Wildflowers of the Canadian Prairies

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

A full-colour field guide for the curious amateur naturalist, traveller, or hiker who wishes to learn to identify the flowering plants that may be encountered while in the outdoors on the Canadian Prairies during the usual blooming season.

Neil Jennings’s new series of colourful and easy-to-use wildflower guides introduces amateur naturalists to some of the more commonly found wildflowers in the Canadian Prairies. Along with hundreds of colour photos and informative descriptions containing both …

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Old Man’s Garden

Old Man’s Garden

The History and Lore of Southern Alberta Wildflowers
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Through pen and ink illustrations and stories, Old Man’s Garden conveys the legends and folklore connected with Southern Alberta’s wildflowers, native plants, and Indigenous culture.

Originally published in 1954, Annora Brown’s Old Man’s Garden is a Canadian classic that tells the story of Southern Alberta’s native plants and wildflowers through art and in consideration of Indigenous traditional knowledge from the region.

Accompanying the new RMB edition of Old Man’s Garden, Sidney Bla …

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Edible and Medicinal Flora of the West Coast

Edible and Medicinal Flora of the West Coast

British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : regional, botany

A clear, concise guide to more than 130 edible and medicinal plants and funghi that grow wild throughout the west coast of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest states.

The coastal Pacific Northwest of North America is home to a multitude of edible and medicinal plant species, marine plants, and edible mushrooms. This compact, full-colour forager’s guide offers clear photography, descriptions, safety tips and warnings, and traditional culinary and medicinal uses for every type of wild-grow …

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