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The humble northern cranberry has been associated with Thanksgiving and turkey since 1620. It is said that Native Americans first taught the hungry Pilgrims how to eat this acidic berry. Now cranberry sauce is a important part of Christmas in English-speaking countries everywhere, as well as a necessary part of Canadian and American Thanksgivings. Cranberries have been touted recently with having innumerable health benefits. To me, cranberries are a local industry and a delicious easy-to-make side dish.
The holiday season is upon us and with it comes tradition. The Poinsettia is one of the most recognized symbols of this time of year and people around the world enjoy their beauty. This plant has a long tradition of being associated with Christmas and its popularity can't be ignored
This is a beautiful hardcover book that is incredibly practical. It categorizes roses by use, such as roses in beds, shrub... Read more »
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.
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!
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Still haven't cleaned out the vegetable garden? Spend an hour or so now, raking and cleaning; you'll be glad you did next spring.
1627: John Ray, English naturalist, was born at Black Notley, Essex. He would classify plants in "Historia Plantarum", and coined the term "species".
1843: Gertrude Jekyll, British landscape architect, was born in London. She would create over 400 gardens in the UK, Europe and the U.S., and become renowned for the English garden border design. Read more here.
1863: Dr. Sijfert Hendrik Koorders, Dutch botanist, was born.