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There is a wealth of wreath making material to be found in one's own garden or across the fence in your neighbor's yard. Though I harvest pods and cones and greens from my own garden, many of the materials that I use come from various locations around the neighborhood.
Millions of holiday trees are cut and sold every year in the U.S. But only one magnificent evergreen is chosen to adorn the Blue Room in the president's Washington, D.C., residence. What began as a festive decoration intended for the enjoyment of the First Family has today become a symbol of the season for Americans across the country.
Mike Shoup shows us there is a personality behind each of those old garden roses. Each has a special place in the garden.... Read more »
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In the spring, I tossed some some flower seeds into the flowerbed, a few grew and bloomed, and few just grew foliage, and some didn't grow at all. The one in the pictures below has only developed foliage, and even in December, View Responses (3 replies)
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Your garden is ready for winter, but is your pond? Time to make sure your finned friends have access to oxygen even when ice forms over the surface.
1730: Thomas Tofield, British botanist and engineer, was born at Wilsic Hall near Wadworth. He would send specimens to William Hudson who was compiling data for Flora Anglica. The genus Tofieldia is named in his honor.
1771: Philip Miller, Scottish botanist, died at age 80. He was chief gardener at Chelsea Physic Garden and introduced the word "vanilla" to the English language in his "Gardener's Dictionary."
1988: The afternoon high of 68 degrees in Sheridan, Wyoming was a record and 7 degrees warmer than the afternoon reading at Key West, Florida.