Have no fear – you can still shop here!
Our Vancouver store has obtained a movement certificate so that our customers can purchase plants and soils, no matter where they live!
What Do The Restrictions Mean?
- Soil, leaves and outdoor plants cannot be moved outside of the regulated area (but you can dispose of them in your area)
- This action is to stop the spread of the Japanese Beetle, a destructive and invasive alien species detected in Vancouver as of 2021
- Movement restrictions are in place during the Japanese Beetle flight period (June 15 – October 15)
For all other Japanese Beetle inquiries and questions, see below.
Click here for more information about Japanese Beetles from the Invasive Species Council of BC, including how to identify and prevent
Click here for more information about Japanese Beetles from the Government of Canada, including a pest fact sheet, FAQs, Japanese Beetle Ministerial Order for Vancouver & Burnaby, and survey reports.
Click here for the updated expansion of the regulated area from the Government of Canada