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I've been helping my aspiring-green thumb friend Sheila. This was her first year with six easy-to-grow vegetables, and she's had a great introduction to gardening. Now it's time to clean up what's left of the crops, and put that garden to bed for the winter.
Money doesn't grow on trees, but if you look quickly at the thumbnail picture here, you'll get the idea that birds might! As amazing as this may seem, it is a real bloom on a real plant and the photo has not been retouched or tampered with in any way. The story is, as you might expect, quite a winding road. Read on to learn more . . .
I'm new to hosta fever, so need all the knowledge and advice I can get. This book explains a great deal about caring for... Read more »
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0000: Today's Hortiscope: We all have friends living in other climates and when one happens to live in a warmer climate, their lush photos and descriptions may have you lusting for their garden, but remember to respect your zone. You can always push a little, but don't expect miracles.
1701: Anders Celsius, Swedish scientist, was born at Uppsala. He would join an expedition to determine the shape of the earth, develop a tool for measuring the brightness of stars and invented the centigrade scale for measuring temperature.
1831: Dr. Gustav Radde, German naturalist and explorer, was born in Danzig. He would explore eastern Siberia and published several books on the flora and fauna of the lands he visited.
1984: The graduate school of agriculture and animal science was established at Konkuk University in Korea.