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It often happens that we visit our friends or relatives at that precise moment when a particular flower or plant in their garden is at its springtime or summertime best. That is how I discovered the beauty of pink yarrow in late spring.
A tree is an investment for years to come, so choosing the right tree for your front yard is not a decision you should make quickly. Take your time to understand the requirements of various trees so that you choose a tree that won't just survive, but will thrive in your front yard.
There was no need for me to hire a landscape designer because this book showed me how to design a beautiful garden myself.... Read more »
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0000: Today's Hortiscope: To be truly happy, you should plant something you not only enjoy, but admire.
1629: Jan Commelin, Dutch botanist and uncle to Caspar, was born. He became Professor of Botany, and helped found Hortus Medicus botanical gardens (later Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam), and helped publish "Horti Medici Amstelodamensis Rarorium" in 1697.
1863: William Darlington, American botanist, died at age 80, at West Chester, Pennsylvania, leaving his herbarium to the Chester County Cabinet of Natural Science.
1927: Florida named the Mimus polyglottos, commonly known as the mockingbird as its official bird.