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I live in zone 7A, close to ocean. I have been told that my gladiolas, daff's, tulips & dahlias can be left in the ground over the winter. I know the daff's survive because they come up year to year. My question, what can View Responses (3 replies)
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Casting a concrete or hypertufa garden object is a little like baking a cake. It has to be completely done before you remove it from the mold, and even then be careful to ease it out to avoid breaking it.
1559: A hurricane came ashore in what was to become Pensacola Bay and destroyed the Spanish enclave there.
1754: Louis Claude Marie Richard, French botanist, was born at Versailles. He would collect botanical specimens in Central America and the West Indies, and write several botanical books.
1838: The first show of the Floral and Horticultural Society of Sydney, Australia, was held.
1911: Mary Elizabeth (Isabella) Leebody, Irish botanist, died in Londonderry. She added to the known range of Spiranthes romanzoffiana and botanized in two Irish counties, Derry and Donegal.
1934: The 'Rutgers' tomato was named and introduced for commercial distribution. This variety was the result of a cross between the 'J.T.D.' and 'Marglobe' varieties, selected for productivity, early ripening, and uniformity, as well as being free from cracks and diseases.