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Floral patterns have been used to decorate just about everything and appear almost everywhere.They have been used so extensively, that we take them for granted even though we pass them by everyday. One area of design we may not notice is on dinnerware. The floral patterns depicted here reflect the art work of great designers and remind us of a history in which flowers played a central part.
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This is a beautiful hardcover book that is incredibly practical. It categorizes roses by use, such as roses in beds, shrub... Read more »
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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!
i believe it is a mold or fungii but im honestly not sure. ive never seen anything like it and i cant find anything like it online. its brown and furry and seems to have been stuck onto the street post sign.. it was so weird View Responses (6 replies)
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Christmas shopping for a gardening friend? Check the online stores for garden-themed nutcrackers, new garden books, or splurge on a great pair of garden gloves for them.
1553: Prospero Alpini (Latinized to Prosper Alpinus), Italian botanist, was born at Marostica, Venice. He would study medicine at Padua, and then pursue botany with explorations along the Nile and wrote "De Plantis Egypti Liber", later republished as "Historiae Naturalis Egypti".
1818: James Vick, seedsman, was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, and was a childhood friend of Charles Dickens. His family immigrated to the United States when he was 12. As an adult, he would become known as the Friendly Seedsman, and found the Vick Seed Company (later sold to the Burpee Seed Co.); he also published Vick's Illustrated Monthly Magazine, which was in circulation until 1909.
1832: Oliver Gibbs, American horticulturist, was born in Bethel, Vermont. He would become president of the Minnesota Horticultural Society and special commissioner for several northern states and territories at the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition in New Orleans.
1939: President Franklin Roosevelt moved Thanksgiving up a week to provide more holiday shopping days. Some states opposed the move and celebrated the holiday a week later. In 1941, the holiday was fixed as the fourth Thursday of November.
2003: A grand fair celebrating chrysanthemums was held in Xiaolan Town, China, known as "the City of Chrysanthemum". The fair is held every 60 years.