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PlantFiles: Magnolia 'Randy' (Magnolia )

Magnolia 'Randy'

(Magnolia )

"The Girl Magnolias" Botanical Name: Magnolia (liliflora 'Nigra' x stellata 'Rosea') 'Ann' (NA 28344; PI 326570) ...
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Willhite Seed Inc.

Review by decherdt:

Another satisfied customer, two years in a row now. Germination rates and test dates on the packages, affordable prices....
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BirdFiles: Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

Northern Cardinal

(Cardinalis cardinalis)

After two years of planting just the right plants and setting up a few feeders, they have come. Lord, the Norther Cardinal...
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BugFiles: Cross Spider (Araneus diadematus)

Cross Spider

(Araneus diadematus)

Highly useful spiders! The ones at my house come in shades of blonde to bark-brown, but they all start as those tiny yellow...
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Map: Garden Centers, Garden Supplies

Ison's Nursery & Vineyards

5 stars
There have been quite a few negative reviews on here as well as other sites. I\'d like to add my experience. . . I ordered...
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Gardening Book: Wicked Plants: A Book of Botanical Atrocities

Wicked Plants: A Book of Botanical Atrocities

Review by AnneThierfelder:

Really fun and informative with interesting historical accounts of encounters with some of the book's subjects. The cover...
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  Today in history: December 10  
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Spiders give you the creeps? If they're indoors, deal with them. If outdoors, try to adopt a live-and-let live approach. Many spiders are good for your garden.

1803: Jean Baptiste Guillot (also known as Guillot pere), was born. He was the creator of 'La France', the first hybrid tea.

1877: Dr. Jared Potter Kirtland, American physician and amateur botanist, died in Rockport Township, Ohio. He developed 26 varieties of cherries and six varieties of pears.

1911: Joseph Dalton Hooker, English botanist and explorer, died at age 94. He was the son of famous botanist Sir William Jackson Hooker. He would accompany an expedition to the South Pole. His botanical collections were published as the "Flora Antarctica", "Flora Novae-Zelandiae" and "Flora Tasminae".

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