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Trained artist, accomplished craftswoman, garden designer, turn-of-the-century garden author, avid gardener...this, and much more, was Gertrude Jekyll. Her garden writings are as valid today as they were 100 years ago.
Gardeners often encounter unique and colorful insects in their gardens. The trick is to know which ones are friends and which ones are foes. This series of articles will help identify some of the most unusual ones and give you a peek into their lives.
Really useful book on room and window gardening. This is a vintage title from the 1920s that has been republished as an ebook.... Read more »
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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!
The below plumeria I received from my mother. When I received it it was green as shown in the third picture. Over the course of ten days the leaves are turning a pale green to yellow color, see first and second pictures. View Responses (5 replies)
0000: Today's Hortiscope: If there was an ER for plants, you'd call an ambulance for your favorite rose bush - it's looking near-death. But take a breath, try to calmly identify the problem, and then check online or with your nursery for help and advice.
1631: Four ounces of parsley seed were sold to John Winthrop, Jr., by Massachusetts grocer Robert Hilt. The receipt for the transaction is one of the oldest colonial references to parsley.
1893: Isabel M. Adams Priestly, English-born botanist, was born near Newbury, Berkshire, England. She would move to Yorkton, Canada with her husband, where she botanized and helped form the Yorkton Natural History Society.
1900: William Lindsay Brown, British botanist, died. He collected plants in North America, Europe and the Middle East.
1962: The pop song 'Roses are Red' by Bobby Vinton reached Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Red Roses are a traditional gift for a loved one.