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I asked Aunt Bett why we couldn't pick that beautiful white flower that bloomed in the evening and on into the night. She sat me down right then and there and told me the story of near death and destruction brought about by the misuse of the Devil's Plant. And she made me promise to never touch Devil's Plant no matter what, 'cause the devil got ahold of anybody who did.
I'm a sucker for picotee flowers! They're the ones whose petals have a delicate border of contrasting color. This trait is easy to find in some plant families, hard to come by in many. If you, too, love the picotee flower, read these recommendations.
Really useful book on room and window gardening. This is a vintage title from the 1920s that has been republished as an ebook.... Read more »
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These odd trees grow here in NC, at the point where the Piedmont turns into the Coastal Plain. The leaves are only at the top, and resemble the leaves of the Pecan Tree, they have a reddish "broom"at the top in early spring. View Responses (10 replies)
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Your life may be an open book, but it's best to keep the details of your plant budget under your garden hat. What happens at the garden center stays at the garden center.
1804: The Lewis & Clark expedition noted fallen timber and other evidence of a "harican" (tornado) in the Council Bluff area of Iowa that was estimated to have occurred about a year previously..
1909: Mrs. Jane Loring Gray, wife of distinguished American botanist Asa Gray, died at Pride's Crossing, Massachusetts, at the age of 84.
1974: The Croatian Entomological Society held its inaugural meeting in Zagreb.
1981: During her wedding to Prince Charles, Princess Diana carried a wedding bouquet measuring 42 inches long, 15 inches wide, and weight between 2 and 3 kilos. It was made up of 10 different flowers, including a sprig of myrtle taken from a bush grown from the original myrtle in Queen Victoria's wedding bouquet.