Garden Zone E Plants

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Oxeye daisy

The plant is a weed that is always overgrown in the pasture. A mature plant can produce up to 26,000 seeds that are spread by animals, vehicles, water, and contaminated agricultural produce. It is not palatable to cattle and reduces the amount of quality pasture available for grazing.


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Apple tree

This is a deciduous tree that generally grows from 2 to 4.5 m. The fruit apple is a great food for overall health. Adding an apple to a daily diet is a very easy way to fight against oxidative stress, inflammation, and heart diseases.


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Butterfly bush

This plant likes sun and prefers moist, well-drained soil, but it tolerates a range of soil conditions. Its form is rounded with arching weeping branches and a medium to a fine texture. It is more dense and compact than other species.


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Englishlavender

This plant tolerates in acid soils but favors neutral to alkaline soils, and in some conditions, it may be short-lived. It is popular for its colorful flowers, its fragrance to make perfume, and its ability to survive with low water consumption.


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Wolfberry

This plant is a deciduous woody shrub, growing 1–3 meters high. It has weak arching branches, and the side branches are often reduced to short leafless spines. The fruits contain vitamins, in particular riboflavin, thiamin, and ascorbic acid (vitamin C).


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Fig

This plant’s fruit often be used as food that it contains high nutrition. The fruit also can be used as folk medicine because it contains Phytochemicals; it can help to soften calluses, remove warts, and deter parasites.


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Lady fern

This plant is cespitose, the deciduous fronds are light yellow-green, 20–90 cm long and 5–25 cm broad. The sori appear as dots on the underside of the fronds, 1–6 per pinnule. The fern rhizomes and young fronds are poisonous when raw, but edible after cooking.


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Oregano

This plant is used as a culinary spice for the flavor of its leaves. It has an aromatic, warm, and slightly bitter taste, which can vary in intensity. Good-quality oregano may be strong enough almost to numb the tongue, but cultivars adapted to colder climates may have a lesser flavor.


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Raspberry

The fruit is red, edible, and sweet but tart-flavored, produced in summer or early autumn; in botanical terminology, it is not a berry at all, but an aggregate fruit of numerous drupelets around a central core; but it contains Vitamin C and phenolics that are beneficial to humans.


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Icelandic poppy

This plant comes in shades of yellow, orange, salmon, rose, pink, cream and white as well as bi-colored varieties. It is hardy but short-lived perennials, often grown as biennials. All parts of this plant are likely to be poisonous, containing (like all poppies) toxic alkaloids.


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Chinese photinia

This plant is native from east Asia. It is a species of shrub that can be grown as an ornamental tree. It usually grows white flowers and bears small red pome fruits in a cluster growth pattern. It is an underutilized evergreen that is certainly worthy of wider use.


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Grape

The fruit of this plant is a berry, known as a grape; in the wild species, it is 6 mm diameter and ripens dark purple to blackish with pale wax bloom. The grape could be eaten fresh, processed to make wine, vinegar or juice, or dried to produce raisins.


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Green bean

It is a herbaceous annual plant grown worldwide for its edible beans. The beans are an important source of proteins, minerals, and vitamins. Immature pods could be eaten in fresh and easily preserved by freezing, canning, or dehydrating.


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Mulberry

The fruit of this plant has long been cultivated for its edible fruit and is planted and often naturalized across many countries The fruits are white, green, or pale yellow. The fruit turns from pink to red while ripening, then dark purple or black, and has a sweet flavor when fully ripe.


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Dong quai

The yellowish-brown root of the plant is a well-known Chinese medicine. It contains the antiplatelet and anticoagulant effects, it should be taken with caution with herbs or supplements. It may have an effect on the muscles of the uterus. Women on pregnancy should not use the plant.

隨著COVID-19近日在BC省再次爆發,天金堂將配合加拿大政府採取相關防疫措施,自即日起到2021年1月8日止,天金堂將暫時暫停一切社團活動,包括每週一、週五及週六晚上的問事服務

To align with the recent provincial health order, Tian-Jin Temple is suspending weekly activities until Jan 8.