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Taipei Botanical Garden, by Jean-Jacques Segalen

This article will not only take you to an exotic place but will also let you enjoy some rare plant species, guess where we go?

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PLANTFILES:

PlantFiles: Passion Flower 'Blue Eyed Susan' (Passiflora )

Passion Flower 'Blue Eyed Susan'

(Passiflora )

When it arrived 6 weeks ago, we planted it immediately and gave it its own plastic trellis 3 feet wide by 7 feet tall. It...
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Grandpa's Orchard, LLC

Review by CuriousHomeOwner:

How wonderful to have such a quality family-run business so close to home. We finally were ready to plant some fruit trees...
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BIRDFILES:

BirdFiles: Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)

Black-capped Chickadee

(Poecile atricapillus)

Flocks to the suet feeder along with the dozen or so tiny gray bushtits that seem to keep it company. Loves perching in...
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BUGFILES:

BugFiles: Writing Spider (Argiope aurantia)

Writing Spider

(Argiope aurantia)

Found this spider in our Freestone Co, east TX, property. It scared me to death, as it was as big as my hand. Upon researching,...
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Bluestone Perennials

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I can\'t say enough good about this company who consistently ships beautiful healthy plants in the best planting packaging...
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GARDEN BOOKWORM:

Gardening Book: Brugmansia and Datura: Angel's Trumpets and Thorn Apples

Brugmansia and Datura: Angel's Trumpets and Thorn Apples

Review by StarOfLeviathan:

This was the first book I read when I got my first Brug & it is one I refer anyone to when growing these majestic plants....
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  Today in history: May 6  
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Just some food for thought. If vegetarians eat vegetables, just what is in a humanitarian's diet?

1778: Jean Baptiste Christophore Fusee Aublet, French botanist, explorer and pharmacist, died in Paris. He established a pharmacy and botanical garden in Mauritius, and assembled a herbarium in French Guiana. Verbena aubletia is named for him.

1806: Frederick Pursh documented the first collection of Lewis's Mockorange (Philadelphus lewisii) collected along the Clearwater River in Idaho.

1838: Cyrus Guernsey Pringle, American botanist was born in East Charlotte, Vermont. He would become a prolific botanist in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, discovering over 1,000 new species. Many species are named for him.

1895: The 22nd Kentucky Derby was won by Ben Brush. Pink and white roses were placed in a garland around his neck. It was the first time the famous rose garland in any form was presented to a Kentucky Derby winner.

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