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In part 3 of this 3 part series, I will discuss the fall-flowering anemone, commonly called the Japanese anemone. For extending the blooming season in your garden, this group of plants is indispensible as they will often bloom well into October or even November.
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I've fermented the protective coating off this year's first big batch of Sweet Ozark Orange seeds (F6 generation now) and set the seeds aside to dry in a 12" Styrofoam plate. I'm saving thousands of seeds, and this is just View Responses (4 replies)
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Use the changing seasons as a kick start to a new healthy habit. Take a long walk and enjoy the scenery.
1756: John Loudon McAdam was born. The Macadamia was named for him. He also invented macadam pavement for roadways.
1760: Olof Peter Swartz, Swedish botanist and taxonomist, was born in Norrkoping. He would study under Linnaeus and collect about 6,000 specimens, now held by the Swedish Museum of Natural History. He specialized in orchid taxonomy and classified 25 genera.
1794: A Spanish expedition of South America, led by Alejandro Malaspina, arrived back in Cadiz, loaded with botanical and zoological specimen.
1863: Georg Adalbert Arends, German nurseryman, was born. He would become renown for his breeding efforts of many new perennials, most notably Astilbe x arendsii, named for him.
1985: A collection of trees on the Cedar Crest College campus in Allentown, Pennsylvania, was officially named the William F. Curtis Arboretum and registered with the American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta.
1989: Hurricane Hugo hit the Carolinas and Georgia as a category 4 hurricane, with 3,000 tornadoes embedded in the storm.