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The name "Philodendron" means literally "tree loving", which most likely refers to the tree hugging/climbing habit characteristic of many Philodendron species. However, not all members of this genus hug or climb trees, but many of them are eminently suitable as indoor or house plants. And if you are fortunate enough to live where you can grow these in your garden, well . . .
I'm new to hosta fever, so need all the knowledge and advice I can get. This book explains a great deal about caring for... Read more »
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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.