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Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow? This is what is on most of the country’s mind today for if legend has it, if this particular groundhog sees its shadow then there will be six more weeks of winter. If he doesn’t, it will be an early spring!
Gardeners have a keen sense of humor and we know that you'll enjoy adding your family-friendly quote or description to the image. We'll supply the picture and everyone can post their funniest title. We can't wait to see what you come up with!
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... Read more »
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0000: Today's Hortiscope: Sure you're tired of cold weather. But enjoy the good aspects of this time of year, as days get longer, average temperatures gradually climb, and the first signs of spring begin to show themselves.
1655: Giovanni Baptista Ferrari, Italian botanist, died in Siena. He published "De Florum Cultura" in two volumes.
1787: "Curtis's Botanical Magazine," the oldest periodical in existence, was first published by William Curtis. The founder was commemorated by the genus (Curtisia).
1924: On this day the Yellow Jessamine, Gelsemium sempervirens was officially adopted by the South Carolina state government as the official state flower. It is indigenous to the state, and its fragrance signals the end of winter and the coming of spring.
1929: President Calvin Coolidge dedicated the Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, Florida to the American people. The garden was the inspiration of Philadelphia writer and philanthropist, Edward W. Bok.