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What kind of clematis is this? (besides being tiny-flowered, ugly, uninteresting and invasive?) (Can you tell I'm biased?) I've been growing this for two years, waiting for it to bloom, expecting it be gloriously View Responses (10 replies)
0000: Today's Hortiscope: When you hit the garden center, don't be beguiled by the beauties near the door. Keep walking to the back and check the markdown rack. There may be a plant that could use your tender ministrations.
1685: Christian Reichart, German horticulturist, was born in Erfurt. His efforts to introduce intensive farming techniques and new devices earned Erfurt the title "city of flowers". A statue is erected in his honor near the Pfortchenbrucke bridge.
1810: "The Agricultural Museum" magazine began publication.
1826: U.S. President Thomas Jefferson died at the age of 83. Aside from politics, he was a botanist and horticulturist; while he was President, the Lewis & Clark expedition commenced. After his death, his estate Monticello passed through several hands and was eventually sold to the foundation that now maintains it.
1906: Vincent Schaefer, American chemist, was born. He would invent "cloud seeding" with dry ice to cause rain or snow.
1999: A huge windstorm, with winds reaching 90 miles per hour, toppled 35 million trees within a 500-square-mile area known as the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota.