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Collector program expanding to ‘muscle cars’

Collector plates will be available next year for modified as well as stock cars made between 1958 and 1974

True to type

Understanding how plant breeding is reflected in plant names

B.C. DAY TRIVIA QUIZ: How much do you know about British Columbia?

B.C. Day, on Monday, Aug. 1, is an opportunity to celebrate this spectacular province. See how well you know British Columbia.

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What was your best car?

Aiming high in the garden

Singing the praises of tall plants for the urban garden

Provincial campsite rush mostly B.C. residents

Few BC Parks bookings going to commercial operators, solution is more campsite spaces, Environment Minister Mary Polak says

Video links grow as rural health care shrinks

Small communities have more than 400 doctor vacancies, with 'telehealth' and visiting specialists filling gaps

CANADA DAY QUIZ: How well do you know Canadian trivia?

In honour of Canada's 149th birthday, we have compiled some Canadian trivia questions. How many can you answer?

Water garden showcases natural beauty

The 10th annual For the Love of Africa Water Garden Tour raises funds for projects in Africa

Suburban Wild: Of dragons and ladies

Dragonflies and ladybugs have captured many an imagination with their colourful characteristics

Garden trends from Chelsea

Garden columnist Christin Geall reflects on the impact of the Chelsea Flower Show

Strata owners look to green ideas

June 26 seminar to offer eco-friendly tips and suggestions for strata owners

  • Jun 16th, 2016

Camosun students showcase fine furniture designs

Chairisma: Seating in Western Maple runs until June 21 at the Arts Centre at the Cedar Hill Recreation Centre

  • Jun 11th, 2016

Teeny Tiny Garden Tour for Hospice

Annual Victoria Hospice Teeny Tiny Garden Tour is June 12

  • Jun 9th, 2016

How to leave your garden

It pays to prepare your garden ahead for your summer vacation

Child care spaces funded for 30 BC communities

1,800 new spaces in 30 communities to start construction this fall, minister Stephanie Cadieux says

Free fishing lessons for kids [with video]

Learn to Fish program offers instruction and loaner equipment to help children aged 5 to 15 catch a trout

  • Jun 1st, 2016

Timely tips for first-time home buyers

From securing a mortgage to unexpected extra expenses, here’s what you need to know

The promise of poppies

A primer on the common varieties of this favourite garden flower

Garagellenium primer: Get ready to garage sale

Oak Bay-wide garage sale is coming up Saturday, June 11

Cross-Canada ride to encourage organ donation

Gift From Within aims to register 1,000 more registered donors and raise money for the Canadian Transplant Association