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One of the best ways to acquire new plant material or to get rid of excess plants is to conduct a plant exchange or swap. It can be a very simple event or you can get as elaborate as you desire. Here's a photo story of one such event, held in south eastern Michigan on a sunny fall morning.
I had to give it a positive, even though I have a hard time finding it... See, my wife and son get a hold of it and then... Read more »
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I cannot decide what this might be (except I suspect a weed). Any ideas? I planted salvia, coreopsis, blanketflower, yarrow, flax, Shasta Daisy, Echinops, gilia tricolor, and freeway daisy (among other things) in this area. View Responses (5 replies)
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Need a bright spot of color to perk you up? Pick up a pot or two of African violets at the store, and tuck them into an antique teacup before setting them on your kitchen windowsill.
1651: Engelbert Kaempfer, German physician and naturalist was born in Lemgo, Westphalia.
1812: Robert Fortune, Scottish botanist and traveler, was born in Kelloe, Berwickshire. He would become renown for introducing many plants, most notably tea, from China.
1876: The inaugural meeting of the Clutha Horticultural Society was held in the Clutha Leader offices in Baclutha, New Zealand.