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The grass is not always greener on the other side. Cogongrass is a good example of how non-native plants can take over the landscape, disrupt our fragile ecosystem and take years to eradicate. This is one more reason why we should plant native alternatives instead.
I love my plants and I wouldn't want them to die suddenly, for some mysterious reason. Yet, this happens all the time, even to the best of gardeners. Some might say it was someone's evil eye, but I say it was just a black thumb gardener.
A must have for rose lovers. Detailed photos with leaves, buds, attached to the blooms making identifying roses much more... 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!
IDifficult to know which family this plant belongs to. Found on the edge of a wood. Plant difficult to photograph against a grassy background. elevation 175 m. photographed october 2014. View Responses (5 replies)
0000: Today's Hortiscope: It may be fall, but allergens lurk in leaf litter and decaying compost, too. Be sure to shower before bed if you've spent the day tidying up.
1492: Christopher Columbus wrote in his log "little birds...so different from our own, it is a marvel" in his first European description of a hummingbird.
1587: Charles Dubois, treasurer of the East India Company, died. He had a garden filled with the newest exotic plants and his collection of dried plants occupied 74 volumes.
1823: Victor Lemoine, French hybridizer, was born at Delme, Lorraine, France. He and his descendents created over 200 lilac varieties, and he was the first foreigner to receive the Victorian medal of Horticulture from the Royal Horticultural Society.
1889: John Ball, Irish politician, naturalist and traveler, died in London, at age 71. He was the first president of the Alpine Club.