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Blossom-End Rot: Symptoms and Treatments, by Shannon McKee

Blossom rot is a condition that needs to be addressed as soon you detect it. The key is having the right nutrients in your soil.

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Here Comes the Bridal Jasmine, by Audrey Stallsmith

What are the starry white flowers in wedding bouquets?

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PlantFiles: Clark Valley Larkspur (Delphinium geraniifolium)

Clark Valley Larkspur

(Delphinium geraniifolium)

This Delphinium gets to about 3 ft. high and blooms July-August in Arizona. It occurs in nature in Arizona at about 8500-9000...
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Willis Orchard Company

Review by griffella:

6 of the seven items I ordered arrived healthy and are doing terrific. But the 7th item, a hardy pecan, didn't look good...
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BirdFiles: Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus)

Yellow-headed Blackbird

(Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus)

Also found in the North Thompson Valley of BC. I cannot add this area because US locations only are allowed (US zip codes...
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BugFiles: Tersa Sphinx Moth (Xylophanes tersa)

Tersa Sphinx Moth

(Xylophanes tersa)

I discovered these beauties a couple days ago and every day I go and check in the flower bush to see if they are there and...
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Map: Garden Centers, Garden Supplies

McKaig Nature Education Center

5 stars
A beautiful forest property with two creeks and 6 trails for walking through the woods of oak, beech, hickory, tuliptrees,...
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Gardening Book: Growing Tomatoes: A Directory of Varieties and How to Cultivate Them Successfully

Growing Tomatoes: A Directory of Varieties and How to Cultivate Them Successfully

Review by riceke:

A lot of time went into this and find it helpful in variety selection.But one may bear in mind that weather, soil composition,...
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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.

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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!


Tree identification... Ash? Beech?

Need help with tree identification. I think its ash or beech. Can anyone help? I'm in South eastern Wisconsin. Thanks in advance!

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  Today in history: June 26  
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Yes, our plants do feel a bit like children. You watched the seeds go from sprouts to vigorous vines. Take pride in watching them grow and produce buckets of beans for your table.

1797: Charles Newbold patented the first cast-iron plow. Sales were slow, as farmers were suspicious of the effects iron might have on the soil.

1866: The Iowa State Horticultural Society was formed to provide research and support for horticulture in the state.

1974: The Andersen Horticultural Library was opened and dedicated at the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

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