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The first time somebody told me about girl-leafed violets, I thought they were pulling my leg. But I've fallen in love with the look of these ruffled, cupped, light-centered leaves. I'd like to share some of my favorites with you, along with tips for getting them to look their best.
This book is a complete 200-year history of the Stark family members who were involved in the business, starting in 1816,... Read more »
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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:You open your seedbox, and seed packets fall out. Take it as a sign to use up some of your holdovers before you buy any new seeds.
1743: Sir Joseph Banks, English naturalist, botanist and patron of the natural sciences, was born in London, UK. He would explore the world with Captain James Cook, and over 80 species of plants bear his name (or his wife's, in the case of the Lady Banks rose). Read more here.
1883: Vincenzo Cesati, professor of Botany and director of the Botanic Garden at Naples, died at the age of 77.
1899: Tallahassee, Florida recorded an all-time low temperature of -2 F (-18.8 C).