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PlantFiles: Pride of Madeira (Echium candicans)

Pride of Madeira

(Echium candicans)

This is a fabulous plant, the showy flower spikes are superb whether they be very blue or more of a royal purple. They thrive...
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DollarSeed (Dollar Seed)

Review by pastor5mike:

Fast shipping, easy-to-use website, good variety, nice packaging and a good price for the amount of seed. I will buy from...
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BirdFiles: Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)

Northern Flicker

(Colaptes auratus)

I saw a Northern Flicker in my front yard this morning digging under a bush in the mulch. I was stunned by it's triangular...
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BugFiles: Passionvine Hopper (Scolypopa australis)

Passionvine Hopper

(Scolypopa australis)

The Scolypopa australis, commonly know as the Passionvine Hopper, is a brownish/grey colour with partly transparent wings....
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Map: Garden Centers, Garden Supplies

Tall Timbers Nursery

5 stars
Great selection of woody and herbaceous perennials. Many trees to select from and they are very knowledgeable and helpful....
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Gardening Book: Hosta Seizure

Hosta Seizure

Review by SeizedByHostas:

When Funky begins hearing voices in the garden, he and his clients fear some intractable force has taken hold. As the mystery...
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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!


Plant Identification

I do not remember planting these. Must have been in with something else. Tell me please what it is. Thanks!
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  Today in history: September 24  
0000: Today's Hortiscope: If your family pet lives outdoors, it is time to make sure their sleeping area is warm and dry. Make necessary repairs before the snow flies.

1846: The Vermont State Fair began as a one-day agricultural fair.

1872: The Mason Patent Fruit Jar was patented.

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