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Blueberries are ideal for the home grower. They do not need much space and can even be grown in containers. I just started my blueberry 'patch' last year, so start yours now and we can become blueberry farmers together.
Last week I published a book review about foraging and it inspired me to take it a step further. Spring has arrived in most of the Northern Hemisphere and since we're celebrating the coming growing season, I thought I'd kick it off with a unique foraged recipe.
I don't live in the South unless you consider South Dakota as "south". "Passalong" does share stories of many of the plants... Read more »
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I have a large garden and Im a novice. I would appreciate help in identifying this? I have lots of these and the only time I like them is the short time they have berries. Thank u View Responses (3 replies)
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Gardening is cheaper than therapy. And you get tomatoes.
1768: Adrian Hardy Haworth, English entomologist and botanist, was born. He would author the "Lepidoptera Britannica," an authoritative work on British butterflies and moths. The genus Haworthia is named for him.
1806: Meriwether Lewis wrote in his journal about the arrival of salmon at the confluence of the Columbia and Snake Rivers, and how the native people celebrated the annual return of the fish.
1849: John Uri Floyd, American pharmacist and medical botanist, born in upstate New York. He would develop a cold still for plant extractions.
1882: Charles Darwin, renowned English naturalist and scientist, died in Downe, Kent at age 73.
1915: Griffith J. Buck, American rosarian, was born in Cincinnati, Iowa. Dr. Buck would become a professor of horticulture at Iowa State College, and is credited for developing more than 85 varieties of cold-hardy roses, including the first hybrid blue rose. Read more about him here.
1933: Tennessee recognized the Iris as the official state flower, despite a 1919 vote of schoolchildren, who chose the passionflower (Passiflora) as the state flower. In 1973, the matter was finally resolved, and the passionflower was named the state wildflower, with the Iris designated as the state flower.