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Dave's Garden is the hands-down favorite website of gardeners around the world. Our articles and videos show you how to start seeds and learn how to have your best garden ever. Members can chat with other gardeners in our 217 forums, and identify your plants, pests, birds and butterflies. Here's what's happening right now in Dave's Garden...
You probably never heard of Hylotelephium but you certainly are familiar with them! They are the border stonecrops, a group recently split from Sedum. 'Autumn Joy' is perhaps the most well-known but this group is enjoying a surge in the release of new cultivars suitable for nearly any sunny situation. Foliage, flowers, all-season attraction, drought-tolerant, salt-tolerant, butterfly attractant...these plants have it all!
Really useful book on room and window gardening. This is a vintage title from the 1920s that has been republished as an ebook.... Read more »
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.
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!
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Want to get a quick transformation fix? Clean off the dead leaves and give your houseplant's foliage a quick shower and shine. Well-groomed plants will brighten your surrounding and your mood.
1807: Jane Webb Loudon, popular author of several horticultural works, was born. She was well known for illustrating gardening manuals and her contributions to the work of John Claudius Loudon, her husband.
1839: Julius Oscar Brefeld, German botanist and mycologist, was born. He would become a botany professor at the University of Breslau, and most remembered for his work in the field of mycology (fungi.)
1858: Miss Ellen Ann Willmott, British gardener and writer, was born. Many plants are named for her and her gardens at Warley Place.
1867: Willis Linn Jepson, American botanist, was born. He would help John Muir form the Sierra Club, and write numerous botanical books.
2000: Dave's Garden was launched, for and by gardeners. It would soon grow to the world's largest gardening community, offering innovative tools and features for gardeners of all ages and skill level. Our fun-loving namesake and founder has appeared in many humorous poses, including a wig of love-lies-bleeding and balancing a squash on his head.