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Dave's Garden is the hands-down favorite website of gardeners around the world. Our articles and videos show you how to start seeds and learn how to have your best garden ever. Members can chat with other gardeners in our 143 forums, and identify your plants, pests, birds and butterflies. Here's what's happening right now in Dave's Garden...

TODAY'S FEATURES

Biggest Water Wasters in the Garden, by Tricia Drevets

Check your garden for these big waste-wasting problems and save some for the plants!

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PLANTFILES:

PlantFiles: Mammillaria (Mammillaria huitzilopochtli)

Mammillaria

(Mammillaria huitzilopochtli)

Solitary columnar attractive, but tender species from Oaxaca Mexico with itty, bitty, curving spines (too short to be a danger)...
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Onalee's Seeds, LLC

Review by KatSoCal:

I received my order within days of submitting my order over the weekend. Very friendly service. Great quality seeds....
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BIRDFILES:

BirdFiles: Snowy Egret (Egretta thula)

Snowy Egret

(Egretta thula)

At one time, the beautiful plumes of the Snowy Egret were in great demand by market hunters as decorations for women's hats....
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BUGFILES:

BugFiles: Silver-washed Fritillary (Argynnis paphia)

Silver-washed Fritillary

(Argynnis paphia)

This is a relatively large fritillary, flying June to August. Its caterpillar food plant is the violet, but the female lays...
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GO GARDENING:

Map: Garden Centers, Garden Supplies

A Nearly Native Nursery

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The owners are very nice and personable. They have so much knowledge and are very easy to talk to. All the plants i have...
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GARDEN BOOKWORM:

Gardening Book: MY CITY HIGHRISE GARDEN

MY CITY HIGHRISE GARDEN

Review by suzebrown:

I am the author of this book, and I took the 35 photographs that appear in it, too. Needless to say, I love it. Eleanor...
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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.

The Garden Watchdog and Go Gardening directories will help you find the perfect source for your plants, seeds, and bulbs, whether the company is just around the corner, or halfway around the world.

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

Succulent ID request

Dear all,
Can someone help me please to identify this succulent?
thank you :)
Shlomit
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  Today in history: February 24  
0000: Today's Hortiscope: You may have more in common with that person ahead of you in the checkout line than you thought. Strike up a gardening conversation and see where it leads.

1823: Friedrich Ludwig von Sckell, German landscape gardener, died at age 72. He was trained in English-style gardening and helped begin the Schwetzinger Gardens as a scenic park, and redesigned Nymphenburg Park.

1829: The Massachusetts Horticultural Society began with a meeting of prominent horticulturists of Boston.

1853: The Missouri State Agricultural Society was formed by act of the state Legislature. It held its first fair later that year.

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