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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.
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: If you're winterizing the deck furniture, be sure everything is clean and dry before you put it away. It will take a little extra time, but you'll be glad you did next spring.
0000: Today's Hortiscope: If you your jack-o-lantern carving turns out badly, try a pumpkin patch.
1620: John Evelyn, English writer and gardener, was born He would write "Sylva, a Discourse of Forest Trees," encouraging landowners to plant trees.
1885: Cattleya bowringiana was exhibited by James Veitch & Sons in London; they first called it Cattleya autumnalis, but renamed it after the plant received a First Class Certificate by the RHS.
1913: Charles H. Totty, noted horticulturist and plantsman, was awarded a medal from the New York Horticultural Society for his contribution in developing the rose 'Shell Pink Shawyer'.
2000: Dave Whitinger launched the Plants Database (later renamed PlantFiles.) It would become the largest plant database online, built by thousands of gardeners from around the world. It continues to grow daily with new plants, images, and gardening notes shared by members of Dave's Garden.