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Adding fall color to your own property isn't hard to do, and if you choose the right trees and shrubs for your growing zone, you'll be able to enjoy an abundance of spectacular colors that will rival even the most renowned places in the country for fall foliage, and the best part is the minimal maintenance required to grow these things.
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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.
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!
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Consider a major improvement project now to enjoy next year. Fall can be a great time to spruce up your porch or extend your flower beds.
1783: Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz, scientist, was born at Constantinople (now Istanbul). He would become professor of Botany at Transylvania University in Kentucky, and wrote "Medical Flora, a Manual of the Medical Botany of the United States of North America."
1848: Joseph Daniel Mitchell, American naturalist and entomologist, was born in Calhoun County, Texas. He would work as a cowboy and work to document the native insects and reptiles of Texas.
1896: Charles Glen King, American scientist, was born in Washington. He would discover vitamin C, and first isolated it in lemon juice.