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by Mar 31, 2020

Japanese Black Pine

Known for its resilience against salt and wind, the hardy Japanese black pine (Pinus thunbergii) is native to coastal areas of Japan and South Korea. It can be found growing on dunes along coastlines, acting as an important defense against erosion. While the tree was...

Fall Fashion Show

featuring Serena Fashions September 22, 2013 1:30 – 4 pm Hors d’oeuvres, swag bags, door prizes, garden tours and more! Thyme on 43rd 21004 – 43 Avenue, Langley Tickets $40 604.534.5902 or 604.328.0029 Tickets can be purchased online at...

Hayato Ogawa wins prestigious BC Landscape Award of Excellence

We are thrilled to announce that Hayato Ogawa is the winner of the 2013 “Award of Excellence” for his six-year garden project at Thyme on 43rd. This prestigious award is given out by the BC Landscape and Nursery Association to acknowledge outstanding achievement in...

Japanese Red Pine

Known as “Akamatsu” and “Mematsu” in Japan, the Japanese red pine is native to Japan, Korea, northeastern China, and the extreme southern regions of Russia. The red pine is cultivated widely in Japan for its timber production, but it is also grown for its ornamental...

Acer Shirasawanum “Autumn Moon”

The dramatic foliage of this maple makes it a must for any Japanese maple collector. It has inconspicuous flowers in spring, with bright, chartreuse leaves in summer, with tomato-red tipped leaves in midsummer. The foliage deepens to a gorgeous deep, rich orange-red...

A Day in the Shade at Thyme on 43rd

“There is nothing more agreeable in a garden than good shade, and without it, a garden is nothing.” ~ Betty Langley Even with the sun at its zenith, the garden at Thyme on 43rd is remarkably cool and fresh. Not only do the layers of unique trees and plants create a...

Varieties at “Thyme on 43rd”

Thymus serpyllum elfin This variety has fragrant foliage, and purple-pink blooms which appear in early to late summer. As it can tolerate light foot traffic, this species looks beautiful growing in cracks between stepping stones, spilling over walls, or grown in rock...

What’s In a Name?

In a sense, Thyme is the garden's mascot at "Thyme on 43rd." It appears throughout the garden, represented by at least five varieties - in pleasing carpets that edge the walkway up to the entrance gates, as matted islands of purple swelling across a neutral floor of...

T.L. Alton

T.L. Alton, Canadian author is completing the writing of her novel entitled "Under the Sitka Tree" while relaxing and being inspired at Thyme on 43rd. Learn more at www.tlalton.com

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