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Taipei Botanical Garden, by Jean-Jacques Segalen

This article will not only take you to an exotic place but will also let you enjoy some rare plant species, guess where we go?

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PLANTFILES:

PlantFiles: Speedwell 'Total Eclipse' (Veronica )

Speedwell 'Total Eclipse'

(Veronica )

A dwarf veronica, to 12" tall. Flowers are midnight blue. Long-blooming. Rebloom is better if spent spikes are deadheaded. This...
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Caladiums Florida

Review by Qdangson:

They were the least expensive of all the online retailers I comparison shopped. I actually didn't expect the quality that...
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BIRDFILES:

BirdFiles: Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva)

Pacific Golden Plover

(Pluvialis fulva)

The Pacific Golden Plover is a common to abundant winter migrant to tropical Pacific islands. It prefers open short grass...
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BUGFILES:

BugFiles: Seven-spotted Lady Beetle (Coccinella septempunctata)

Seven-spotted Lady Beetle

(Coccinella septempunctata)

You can purchase them but there's no guarantee they'll stay in your yard. I love to watch the ladybug lovefest every spring...
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Bluestone Perennials

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I can\'t say enough good about this company who consistently ships beautiful healthy plants in the best planting packaging...
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GARDEN BOOKWORM:

Gardening Book: Brugmansia and Datura: Angel's Trumpets and Thorn Apples

Brugmansia and Datura: Angel's Trumpets and Thorn Apples

Review by StarOfLeviathan:

This was the first book I read when I got my first Brug & it is one I refer anyone to when growing these majestic plants....
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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

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This plant is growing in my wooded backyard. Can anyone identify it? Thank you.
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  Today in history: May 6  
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Just some food for thought. If vegetarians eat vegetables, just what is in a humanitarian's diet?

1778: Jean Baptiste Christophore Fusee Aublet, French botanist, explorer and pharmacist, died in Paris. He established a pharmacy and botanical garden in Mauritius, and assembled a herbarium in French Guiana. Verbena aubletia is named for him.

1806: Frederick Pursh documented the first collection of Lewis's Mockorange (Philadelphus lewisii) collected along the Clearwater River in Idaho.

1838: Cyrus Guernsey Pringle, American botanist was born in East Charlotte, Vermont. He would become a prolific botanist in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, discovering over 1,000 new species. Many species are named for him.

1895: The 22nd Kentucky Derby was won by Ben Brush. Pink and white roses were placed in a garland around his neck. It was the first time the famous rose garland in any form was presented to a Kentucky Derby winner.

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