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Daffodils, by Gloria Cole

It's almost time to order and plant bulbs to bloom in your garden next spring. Daffodils grow at historic sites throughout the south, long after the gardeners who planted them are gone. Here I will discuss daffodils and how and why to plant them.

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Geraniums In My Window, by Adina Dosan

What would be a window without a geranium during the long winter? Perhaps just a cold window with icicles hanging above. But when the geranium leaves are showing through the window, the house looks warm and cozy. Those of you who are living in warm zones might not understand, but those in the north, where it's already freezing, will know what I am talking about.

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PLANTFILES:

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This is training entry number 2. Freddie. Freddie is a chair hanger kinda kitty. :)...
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Henry Field's Seed & Nursery

Review by shadpucker:

I'm going to rate positive for now. I ordered tendersweet carrots described as being 1500 seeds per packet. I made some seed...
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BIRDFILES:

BirdFiles: Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum)

Brown Thrasher

(Toxostoma rufum)

Georgias State Bird. Very friendly bird, if you go near them every day they will let you get within a few feet of them....
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BUGFILES:

BugFiles: Greengrocer (Cyclochila australasiae)

Greengrocer

(Cyclochila australasiae)

This is a large Cicada, found in south-east Australia. It has a fascinating range of colour forms and although I have only...
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Ison's Nursery & Vineyards

5 stars
So happy with the products this company shares! Not only did they give me how-to\'s when I was in their shop, they also sent...
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GARDEN BOOKWORM:

Gardening Book: The Carolinas Gardener's Guide

The Carolinas Gardener's Guide

Review by nburleson:

I live in SC and am a new gardener (my wife was the gardener). This book has helped me greatly to know what to buy and how...
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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.

Enthusiasts of every gardening niche can put down roots and grow their knowledge. Are you into water gardens, vegetable gardens, hanging gardens, growing flowers or arranging bouquets, container gardens, raised beds, farming, poultry, beekeeping or any other gardening pursuit? If so, you'll find we have forums, articles and videos to help you learn, grow and share advice.

Do you need help identifying a plant, bug or bird? Check out the plant and tree identification, insect identification forum, and the bird identification forum. Or browse the PlantFiles, BugFiles and BirdFiles databases, where you'll find information on more than 160,000 plants and thousands of insects and spiders.

The Garden Watchdog and Go Gardening directories will help you find the perfect source for your plants, seeds, and bulbs, whether the company is just around the corner, or halfway around the world.

We invite you to sign up and join our community, and share what you know! Here at Dave's Garden, you can create your own blog, upload photos for free, or use our tools to trade seeds and plants.

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!

TODAY IN THE FORUMS

Very Large Cactus without a name

Hi all
I am back again with a few cactus to get identified.
I will firstly get out of the way the massive one I acquired today from a neighbour.
The cactus in question measures 8ft high, yep that is right
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  Today in history: January 27  
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Those softening oranges could be composted...or they could be cut in half and set on your deck rail for the birds to enjoy.

1851: John James Audubon, American naturalist, ornithologist and illustrator, died at the age of 65. The National Audubon Society is named in his honor.

1859: Carl A. Agardh, Swedish botanist, died at Karlstad at age 74. He was a specialist in algae and Professor of Botany at Lund University.

1867: Senator Orlando Harrison, nurseryman and orchardist, was born at Roxana, Delaware. He would help organize the Maryland State Horticultural Society.

1888: The National Geographic Society was founded.

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