Category Archives: Native plant gardening

Castilleja (Indian Paintbrush) in the Garden, Part 2

by Art Guppy Art wrote several articles about Castilleja, which were published in two 2005 issues of the Alpine Garden Club of BC Bulletin and others in BEN (Botanical Electronic News). If you have red, orange, or pink Castilleja in … Continue reading

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Memories of Early Days of the Alpine Garden Club of BC

by Art Guppy Printed in Alpine Garden Club of BC 50th Anniversary Commemorative Issue #1 1955 to 2005 Vol.48, No. 1 Bulletin Winter 2005 The name “Alpine Garden Club”, actually goes back to about 1930 in Britain with the founding of … Continue reading

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Castilleja (Indian Paintbrush) in the Garden, Part 1

by Art Guppy Art wrote several articles about Castilleja, which were published in two 2005 issues of the Alpine Garden Club of BC Bulletin and others in BEN (Botanical Electronic News). As garden plans, Castilleja tend to suffer from bad … Continue reading

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Mistmaidens (Romanzoffia)

By Art Guppy Printed in Occasional Papers of the Vancouver Island Rock and Alpine Garden Society, No 3. There are four species in the genus Romanzoffia, and two of these are quite well-known rock garden plants. There is unfortunately a little … Continue reading

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