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PLANTFILES:

PlantFiles: Weigela 'Gold Rush' (Weigela )

Weigela 'Gold Rush'

(Weigela )

This Dutch hybrid, although not widely available in North American markets, this one to look for. It has yellow-margined...
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GARDEN WATCHDOG:

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Burpee (W. Atlee Burpee)

Review by sandy923:

I ordered tomatoes and peppers on May 7 and received an email on approximately May 12 stating that my order had been picked...
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BIRDFILES:

BirdFiles: Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor)

Tricolored Heron

(Egretta tricolor)

A medium-sized, slender heron of the southeastern United States, the Tricolored Heron was formerly known as the Louisiana...
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BUGFILES:

BugFiles: House Centipede (Allothereua maculata)

House Centipede

(Allothereua maculata)

Infesting my basement and they can bite I have been bitten once before ...
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GO GARDENING:

Map: Garden Centers, Garden Supplies

Winter Greenhouse

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Very large inventory - and annually updated list & prices of their conifers, shrubs, perennials & annuals online at http://www.wintergreenhouse.com/....
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GARDEN BOOKWORM:

Gardening Book: Dirr's Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

Dirr's Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

Review by hjhanna:

Decent book, but misses nuances. A follow-up post here from continued scientific study (who ever said science was concluded?)...
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With almost 500,000 members, Dave's Garden is an amazing resource for beginning and experienced gardeners alike. Inside, you'll find over 250 forums dedicated to every type of home and gardening topic you can think of. From annuals and bonsai trees to vegetable gardening and winter sowing; from tips on seeds and planting to advice on regional gardening, this is a gold mine of friendly advice and knowledge shared by experienced gardeners from around the world.

Enthusiasts of every gardening niche can put down roots and grow their knowledge. Are you into water gardens, vegetable gardens, hanging gardens, growing flowers or arranging bouquets, container gardens, raised beds, farming, poultry, beekeeping or any other gardening pursuit? If so, you'll find we have forums, articles and videos to help you learn, grow and share advice.

Do you need help identifying a plant, bug or bird? Check out the plant and tree identification, insect identification forum, and the bird identification forum. Or browse the PlantFiles, BugFiles and BirdFiles databases, where you'll find information on more than 160,000 plants and thousands of insects and spiders.

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We invite you to sign up and join our community, and share what you know! Here at Dave's Garden, you can create your own blog, upload photos for free, or use our tools to trade seeds and plants.

Since 2000, we've grown to be a comprehensive gardening community with discussion forums for every hobby, home and garden topic you can imagine. Our members are knowledgeable about soil, weather, watering, and just about every kind of plant and insect. On behalf of all our members, we are glad you came to visit, and we hope you will stop by again soon!

TODAY IN THE FORUMS

Is this a Larix decidua cone?

There are a few places around us that have several Larch trees and some of them are in moderate decline. We have a Larix laricina and I was hoping ours wouldn't look peter out when it hits middle age. The possibility
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  Today in history: May 27  
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Weeding when you're frustrated will make the job go faster, but don't let your fury cause you to pull out your plants along with the weeds.

1904: Elizabeth Lawrence, American gardener and author, was born in Marietta, Georgia. She was the first woman to receive a landscape design degree from North Carolina State University, and would write several southern gardening books.

1989: The Orchid Society of Bangladesh was formed with five members.

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