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There's this pale green vine that grows every year in my garden around this one spot. I usually try and remove it because it grows quickly and has a tendency to cover an old white rose I have in the same area. It has View Responses (3 replies)
0000: Today's Hortiscope: The new seed catalogs are pouring in. Before you dive into an ordering frenzy, make a wishlist and check it twice. First check those descriptions for size and suitability, then a second time to make sure your selections are a good fit for your location.
1874: The Brown County Horticultural and Agricultural Society of Wisconsin was organized.
1883: J.H. Chesterton, botanist, died at Puerto Berrio, South America.
1888: Asa Gray, U.S. botanist died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, at age 77. As a Professor of Botany at Harvard he established systematic botany. His "Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" became a standard field guide.
1899: Oregon formally adopted the Oregon grape (Berberis aquifolium) as the official state flower.
1945: Gottlieb Haberlandt, Austrian botanist, died at age 90. He proposed the idea of totipotentiality, a theory that each plant cell could give rise to a complete plant.
1947: Frederick Frost Blackman, English botanist, died at age 81.
1975: Monroe Evans Gardner, Professor Emeritus of horticultural science at North Carolina State University, died at age 78.