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The word hydrangea come from the Greek “hydra” meaning water and “angeoa” meaning vessel which refers to this plant's thirst for water and the shape of its seed pod. In this series of articles I’ll discuss the plant's characteristics, fertilization, site location, planting, pruning, winter protection in the colder climes. I’ll also cover the different types and how to adjust your soil pH to suit this group of plants.
When I used to live in Raleigh NC (not 1/2 mile from where Elizabeth Lawrence lived), I used this book like a "garden Bible".... Read more »
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Shared chores. Hubby makes the bed up after I have washed the linens. I wanted to be nice today and decided not to wait for him to do it since he is pressure washing the deck. Last year we bought a deep mattress -- pillow-top View Responses (8 replies)
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Ladybugs aren't just the whimsical stuff of children's clothes and nursery rhymes. Welcome them to your garden - they will devour any aphids skulking around on your tomato plants.
1789: Anders (Andreas) Dahl, Swedish botanist, died at age 38. He was a student of Linnaeus; the Dahlia genus is named for him.
1877: In Minnesota, a bounty of $1 per bushel on grasshopper eggs expired. The state had experienced a 4-year plague of grasshoppers/locusts.
1911: Cyrus Guernsey Pringle, American botanist died at age 73. He was a prolific botanist in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, discovering over 1,000 new species. Many species are named for him.