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At first glance, veltheimia is one of those flowers that might be called more interesting-looking than beautiful. But, hey, any blooms that appear during the winter seem spectacular to me! And, as you can confirm from Kelley's photos below, veltheimia flowers are truly exquisite close-up. They were popular parlor plants during the Victorian era, when parlors were on the chilly side.
What an awesome book....I have done strawbale gardening in the past here in northeast Ohio,,,,with mixed results....this... Read more »
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I was initially led to believe the leaves were just supposed to be spotted, however as new leaves are finally starting to form, it would seems that they are not. I am unsure of the type of plant, as well as the root cause View Responses (3 replies)
0000: Today's Hortiscope: On your next trip to the store, remember to grab some birdseed. Look for seed that is favored by songbirds - it's a little pricier, but you'll have fewer weed seeds in your yard next year.
1786: National Grange was founded. It was the first organized agricultural movement in the U.S.
1859: Percy J Moody, American horticulturist and rancher, was born in Maine. He would move to California and eventually developed a fruit orchard.
1884: The World's Fair in New Orleans opened the Horticultural Exhibit, said to be the largest competitive exhibition of fruits in the world at that time.