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Frozen Berry Treat, by Stephanie Boles

Did you freeze those plump, delicious berries from the garden this year? Perhaps you have last year's frozen berries yet hanging around in the freezer. This quick berry recipe is great for desert, breakfast or anytime you are craving berries. It begins with a medley of frozen berries. It ends with an empty plate and your family crying out for more.

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This Seasonís Fruit: Citrus, by Jean-Jacques Segalen

It is Austral winter again in the Southern hemisphere which means cooler weather, shorter days, less rains and colorful Citrus fruits on market stalls. Oranges, lemons, grapefruits, shaddocks and Kaffir limes, let us have a good dose of Vitamin C!

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PlantFiles: Oriental-Trumpet Lily 'Black Beauty' (Lilium )

Oriental-Trumpet Lily 'Black Beauty'

(Lilium ) This is a site for the Maine extension service. Their article lists Black Beauty...
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Eden Brothers Seed Company

Review by Bowmore38:

I was seduced by the constant barrage of "SUPER AWESOME SALE!!!" emails that Eden Brothers sends to its customers. I concede...
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BirdFiles: Great Egret (Ardea alba)

Great Egret

(Ardea alba)

We live in Mountain View,CA and just off the Stevens Creek Trail near the bay, we have about 2 or 3 dozen mating pairs in...
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BugFiles: Lily Leaf Beetle (Lilioceris lilii)

Lily Leaf Beetle

(Lilioceris lilii)

This beetle arrived (from Europe) in Winchester, MA in 1992 on a shipment of lily bulbs from Europe. It has slowly spread...
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Map: Garden Centers, Garden Supplies

Needham's Nursery & Landscaping Inc.

5 stars
I have been going to this family owned/operated nursery for the past 13 years. Looking at the google map on the "Info For...
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Gardening Book: Waterwise Gardening (Burpee American Gardening Series)

Waterwise Gardening (Burpee American Gardening Series)

Review by manza:

This is one of the earlier books to address the need for conserving water. Today we look for "drought-tolerant" plants if...
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With almost 500,000 members, Dave's Garden is an amazing resource for beginning and experienced gardeners alike. Inside, you'll find over 250 forums dedicated to every type of home and gardening topic you can think of. 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.

Enthusiasts of every gardening niche can put down roots and grow their knowledge. Are you into water gardens, vegetable gardens, hanging gardens, growing flowers or arranging bouquets, container gardens, raised beds, farming, poultry, beekeeping or any other gardening pursuit? If so, you'll find we have forums, articles and videos to help you learn, grow and share advice.

Do you need help identifying a plant, bug or bird? Check out the plant and tree identification, insect identification forum, and the bird identification forum. Or browse the PlantFiles, BugFiles and BirdFiles databases, where you'll find information on more than 160,000 plants and thousands of insects and spiders.

The Garden Watchdog and Go Gardening directories will help you find the perfect source for your plants, seeds, and bulbs, whether the company is just around the corner, or halfway around the world.

We invite you to sign up and join our community, and share what you know! Here at Dave's Garden, you can create your own blog, upload photos for free, or use our tools to trade seeds and plants.

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!


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  Today in history: July 10  
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Before you roll in that field of clover, check for poison ivy. Otherwise you might wind up with a rash of bad luck.

1759: Pierre-Joseph Redoute, Belgian painter and botanist, was born in Saint-Hubert, Luxembourg. He became known for his renderings of roses and lilies, many of which were published in books.

1913: The highest recorded U.S. temperature of 134 F (56.6 C) was noted in the shade in Death Valley, California. It is also the highest recorded temperature in the Western Hemisphere.

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