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I confess, I am a seed-a-holic and if there were a 12-step program, I’d run the other way, because I like my vice. It seems innocent enough – I mean the packets are small, not too expensive (for the most part) and you actually USE them, right? Seed buying eventually turns into Seed Saving, seed saving eventually turns into seed trading…so many seeds, so little space…so CONFUSING!
Many cultivated plants can trace their 'roots' to common roadside wildflowers and gardeners often assume that the wild or native form is simply an escapee from someone's garden. Wildflowers are beloved little treasures that have inspired poets, artists and storytellers from around the world and learning to recognize them and preserve their declining habitat is something all gardeners should aspire to.
What an awesome book....I have done strawbale gardening in the past here in northeast Ohio,,,,with mixed results....this... Read more »
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I got this one one (pics 1-3) as a dying plant with the only hope that it might sprung back to life at my place - it did this a few times before. It had small leaves, maybe 3-5 cm long, and all had that stain and spots. It View Responses (6 replies)
0000: Today's Hortiscope: You may feel a little obsessive about your garden, but the results speak for themselves: in season and out of season, everything looks great.
1832: Victor V. Jacquemont, French naturalist and botanist, died at the age of 31 in Bombay. He travelled to India in 1828 and remained there until his death. The genus Jacquemontia is named for him, as are many species of plants.
1962: Joseph Francis Rock, botanist and plant explorer died in Hawaii. He is best known for his Asian explorations.
1972: The photograph known as 'The Blue Marble' was taken by Astronaut Harrison Schmitt, during Apollo 17's voyage to the moon.