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2 edition of Vegetable varieties recommended for the British Columbia lower mainland and Vancouver Island. found in the catalog.

Vegetable varieties recommended for the British Columbia lower mainland and Vancouver Island.

British Columbia. Horticultural Branch.

Vegetable varieties recommended for the British Columbia lower mainland and Vancouver Island.

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Published in Victoria .
Written in English

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  • British Columbia.
    • Subjects:
    • Vegetables -- Varieties -- British Columbia.

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      Cover title.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB320.8.C3 B73
      The Physical Object
      Pagination11 p.
      Number of Pages11
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5003713M
      LC Control Number76514600

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Vegetable varieties recommended for the British Columbia lower mainland and Vancouver Island. by British Columbia. Horticultural Branch. Download PDF EPUB FB2

'Willamette,' once the main cultivar grown in B.C., is a reliable producer, but its fruit is dark and has an acidic flavour. The so-called winter-hardy cultivars, such as 'Killarney,' 'Boyne' and 'Latham,' may be alright on the Prairies where conditions are too cold for better cultivars like 'Tulameen,' but none compares to the fruit quality that we equate with B.C.-grown raspberries.

There are numerous wild edible and medicinal plants in British Columbia that are used traditionally by First Nations peoples. These include seaweeds, rhizomes and shoots of flowering plants, berries, and fungi. There is no modern medical evidence that consuming wild foods or practicing traditional medicine confers any specific health benefit or cures, prevents or reduces.

British Columbia’s Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland regions boast some of the richest, most fertile soil in Canada, which is perfectly suited to berry production.

Vegetable varieties recommended for the British Columbia lower mainland and Vancouver Island. book state-of-the-art greenhouses also produce some of the highest quality.

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