Dave's Garden Newsletter

Covering the events of June 7

... in which ...

215 signed up. Our membership grew by 0.42% yesterday.
919 posts were made.
3 companies were added to the Garden Watchdog.
17 ratings were added to the Garden Watchdog.
18 plants were added to the Plants Database.
26 comments were added to the Plants Database.
178 checkboxes were added to the Plants Database.
76 snapshots were added to the Plants Database.
15 entries were added to Botanary.

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Gardening Quote of the Day

"You can bury a lot of troubles digging in the dirt."

( -- Unknown)

Forum Photo of the Day

Subject: Finally in the ground!
By snowhermit


Plants Database Photo of the Day

Lobelia, Trailing 'Sapphire'
Lobelia erinus
By Weezingreens

Forum Activity

A grand total of 919 posts were made yesterday.

Forum Posts
PDB Pictures126 posts.
Co-Op100 posts.
Identification93 posts.
Brugmansias and Friends90 posts.
Photos88 posts.
Parking Lot44 posts.
General Discussion42 posts.
Prayer Requests40 posts.
Roses29 posts.
Tropicals20 posts.
Farm Life19 posts.
Computer Talk17 posts.
Garden Talk17 posts.
Plant Trading15 posts.
Vines and Climbers14 posts.
Pets14 posts.
Roundup12 posts.
Dave's Garden12 posts.
Water Gardens11 posts.
Camera Talk9 posts.
Home and Crafts8 posts.
Shady Gardens7 posts.
Bulbs7 posts.
Container Gardening6 posts.
Jokes and Chat6 posts.
Geraniaceae6 posts.
Market Growers6 posts.
Pollbooth5 posts.
Grass and Bamboo5 posts.
Tomatoes5 posts.
Welcome Mat5 posts.
Perennials4 posts.
Hostas4 posts.
Seed Trading4 posts.
Paper People3 posts.
European3 posts.
Canadian Trading2 posts.
Health and Dieting2 posts.
Garden Foes2 posts.
Propagation2 posts.
Cactus and Succulents2 posts.
Herbs2 posts.
Mail Call!2 posts.
Wild Life1 post.
Day Lilies1 post.
Annuals1 post.
Dirt Cheap1 post.
Handyman1 post.
House Plants1 post.
Heirlooms1 post.
Soil1 post.
Bonsai1 post.

New Botanary Words

Name Pronunciation Meaning
Echinomastusek-in-oh-MAS-tusSpiny-breast
Pachirapak-EYE-ruhFrom the Guyanese name for this tree
monspessulanamonz-pess-yoo-LAN-uhOf Montpellier, in southern France (Latinized to Mons Pessulanus)
monspessulanummonz-pess-yoo-LAN-umOf Montpellier, in southern France (Latinized to Mons Pessulanus)
monspessulanusmonz-pess-yoo-LAN-usOf Montpellier, in southern France (Latinized to Mons Pessulanus)
amaranticoloram-ar-an-TEE-kol-orOf the color of Amaranth (or purple)
Acrotomeak-ROH-toh-meFrom the Greek akros (highest, terminal) and temnein (to cut)
kermesinumker-mes-SY-numCarmine (vivid red color)
elephasEL-eh-fazFrom the Latin word for elephant

Journal Activity

50 new items.
56 new entries.

Plants Database Activity:

18 new plants.
26 new descriptions were added.
76 new images were added.
178 new content were checked off.

Member Addition Description
OregonguyCommentHens and Chicks
(Sempervivum tectorum)
garbanzitoCommentDesert Willow, Desert Catalpa, Flowering Willow, Orchid of the Desert
(Chilopsis linearis)
JinglesplmCommentAfrican Daisy, Cape Daisy, Osteospermum 'Orange Symphony'
(Osteospermum hybrid)
seb_number1CommentCalypso Orchid
(Calypso bulbosa)
MotherNature4CommentWoman's Tongue, Siris Tree
(Albizia lebbeck)
GardenHareCommentEaster Eggplant, Easter Egg Plant
(Solanum melongena)
gabriellCommentEaster Lily
(Lilium longiflorum)
bellagatoCommentCoriander, Cilantro, Chinese Parsley
(Coriandrum sativum)
islandjimCommentMoney Tree, Malabar Chestnut, Guyana Chestnut, Provision Tree
(Pachira aquatica)
SunshineSueCommentPink Moon Vine
(Ipomoea macrorhiza)
OregonguyCommentLove-Lies-Bleeding
(Amaranthus caudatus)
MonocromaticoCommentMoney Tree, Malabar Chestnut, Guyana Chestnut, Provision Tree
(Pachira aquatica)
ChammaCommentMesquite
(Prosopis juliflora)
ChammaCommentWild Jasmine
(Clerodendrum inerme)
RubyStarCommentClustered Bellflower
(Campanula glomerata)
sundryCommentEaster Lily
(Lilium longiflorum)
MonocromaticoCommentBrazilian Pepper Tree
(Schinus terebinthifolius)
dirtyhandsflCommentPurple Allamanda, Rubber Vine
(Cryptostegia grandiflora)
MonocromaticoCommentRose Apple, Malabar Plum, Plum Rose, Pomarosa, Wax Apple 'Alston'
(Syzygium jambos)
RubyStarCommentBlue Mist Spiraea, Bluebeard 'Worcester Gold'
(Caryopteris x clandonensis)
akhagaCommentMarguerite Daisy, Summer Daisy, Cobbity Daisy, Paris Daisy 'Ruby Slippers'
(Argyranthemum frutescens)
lupineloverCommentRose 'Morning Blush (1988; aka SIEmorn)'
(Rosa Alba (OGR))
RubyStarCommentCranesbill 'Ann Folkard'
(Geranium procurrens x psilostemon)
SunshineSueCommentCupid's Dart
(Catananche caerulea)
lupineloverCommentAlkanet 'Blue Angel'
(Anchusa azurea)
lupineloverCommentItalian Arum, Large Cuckoo Pint, Lord and Ladies
(Arum italicum)
hczone6Image
Speedwell 'Pink Damask'
(Veronica longifolia)
hczone6Image
False Indigo
(Baptisia australis)
liebrichImage
Daylily 'Zitronenriese'
(Hemerocallis )
BrugmaniaImage
Gloriosa Lily
(Gloriosa superba)
arsenicImage
Cobra Lily, Jack-in-the-Pulpit
(Arisaema lichiangense)
arsenicImage
Chinese Cobra Lily
(Arisaema franchetianum)
arsenicImage
Chinese Cobra Lily
(Arisaema franchetianum)
arsenicImage
Cobra Lily, Jack-in-the-Pulpit
(Arisaema engleri)
mcrofuttImage
Zebra Plant
(Aphelandra squarrosa)
arsenicImage
Cobra Lily, Jack-in-the-Pulpit
(Arisaema engleri)
arsenicImage
Jack in the Pulpit
(Arisaema heterophyllum)
islandjimImage
Red Frangipani, Jasmine Mango, Temple Flower, Temple Tree, Pagoda Tree
(Plumeria rubra)
arsenicImage
Arisaema
(Arisaema lobatum)
arsenicImage
Cobra Lily, Jack-in-the-Pulpit
(Arisaema auriculatum)
arsenicImage
Cobra Lily, Jack-in-the-Pulpit
(Arisaema rhizomatum)
arsenicImage
Cobra Lily, Jack-in-the-Pulpit
(Arisaema rhizomatum)
islandjimImage
Money Tree, Malabar Chestnut, Guyana Chestnut, Provision Tree
(Pachira aquatica)
liebrichImage
Daylily 'Treasure Room'
(Hemerocallis )
carolannImage
Strawberry
(Fragaria x ananassa)
hczone6Image
False Indigo
(Baptisia australis)
hczone6Image
Groundcover Rose 'Flower Carpet Pink (1990)'
(Rosa )
george4taxImage
Pincushion Flower
(Scabiosa atropurpurea)
george4taxImage
Wishbone Flower
(Torenia fournieri)
george4taxImage
Wishbone Flower
(Torenia fournieri)
PaulRobinsonImage
Angel's Trumpet 'Alba'
(Brugmansia )
ChammaImage
Mesquite
(Prosopis juliflora)
zaki6033Image
Fingerroot, Temu Kunci
(Boesenbergia pandurata)
zaki6033Image
Fingerroot, Temu Kunci
(Boesenbergia pandurata)
zaki6033Image
Fingerroot, Temu Kunci
(Boesenbergia pandurata)
zaki6033Image
Fingerroot, Temu Kunci
(Boesenbergia pandurata)
ChammaImage
Brazilian Pepper Tree
(Schinus terebinthifolius)
hczone6Image
Knotweed, Fleece Flower, Tovara 'Red Dragon'
(Persicaria microcephala)
hczone6Image
Bellflower 'Bowl Of Cherries'
(Campanula punctata)
hczone6Image
Knotweed, Fleece Flower, Tovara 'Red Dragon'
(Persicaria microcephala)
hczone6Image
Leopard Plant 'The Rocket'
(Ligularia stenocephala)
hczone6Image
Knotweed, Fleece Flower, Tovara 'Red Dragon'
(Persicaria microcephala)
hczone6Image
Leopard Plant 'The Rocket'
(Ligularia stenocephala)
seb_number1Image
Calypso Orchid
(Calypso bulbosa)
hczone6Image
Leopard Plant 'The Rocket'
(Ligularia stenocephala)
KK_MEMImage
Easter Lily
(Lilium longiflorum)
KK_MEMImage
Easter Lily
(Lilium longiflorum)
ChammaImage
Wild Jasmine
(Clerodendrum inerme)
carolannImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Conjuration'
(Iris )
hczone6Image
Bellflower 'Bowl Of Cherries'
(Campanula punctata)
ChammaImage
Wild Jasmine
(Clerodendrum inerme)
carolannImage
Heirloom Iris
(Iris )
carolannImage
Heirloom Iris
(Iris )
carolannImage
Heirloom Iris
(Iris )
ChammaImage
Beefsteak Plant, Bloodleaf
(Iresine herbstii)
idebodaImage
English Holly
(Ilex aquifolium)
hczone6Image
Bellflower 'Bowl Of Cherries'
(Campanula punctata)
hczone6Image
Miniature Rose 'Child's Play'
(Rosa )
ThaumaturgistImage
Rose Apple, Malabar Plum, Plum Rose, Pomarosa, Wax Apple 'Alston'
(Syzygium jambos)
ThaumaturgistImage
Rose Apple, Malabar Plum, Plum Rose, Pomarosa, Wax Apple 'Alston'
(Syzygium jambos)
ThaumaturgistImage
Rose Apple, Malabar Plum, Plum Rose, Pomarosa, Wax Apple 'Alston'
(Syzygium jambos)
ThaumaturgistImage
Rose Apple, Malabar Plum, Plum Rose, Pomarosa, Wax Apple 'Alston'
(Syzygium jambos)
AlyssumImage
Oriental Poppy
(Papaver orientale)
poppysueImage
Celandine, Greater Celandine
(Chelidonium majus)
poppysueImage
Celandine, Greater Celandine
(Chelidonium majus)
poppysueImage
Alpine Columbine
(Aquilegia alpina)
poppysueImage
Canadian Columbine, Wild Columbine
(Aquilegia canadense)
poppysueImage
Hosta 'Krossa Regal'
(Hosta )
poppysueImage
Geranium, Cranesbill 'Margaret Wilson'
(Geranium phaeum)
CountryGardensImage
Hybrid columbine 'McKana Giant'
(Aquilegia x hybrida)
CountryGardensImage
Hybrid columbine 'McKana Giant'
(Aquilegia x hybrida)
lupineloverImage
Rose 'Morning Blush (1988; aka SIEmorn)'
(Rosa Alba (OGR))
lupineloverImage
Purple Woodruff, Pink Woodruff, Squinancywort, Quinsywort
(Asperula cynanchica)
lupineloverImage
Italian Bugloss, Italian Alkanet, Summer Forget-Me-Not
(Anchusa azurea)
UlrichImage
Sun Rose, Orchid Rock Rose
(Cistus x purpureus)
lupineloverImage
Alkanet 'Blue Angel'
(Anchusa azurea)
lupineloverImage
Italian Arum, Large Cuckoo Pint, Lord and Ladies
(Arum italicum)
lupineloverImage
Alpine Aster
(Aster alpinus)
langbrImage
Fuchsia 'Gartenmeister Bonstedt'
(Fuchsia triphylla)
UlrichImage
Scarlet Flax 'Rubrum'
(Linum grandiflorum)
langbrImage
Rocket Larkspur
(Consolida ajacis)
JJsgardenImage
Asiatic Lily 'Asiatic Hybrids'
(Lilium )

Garden Watchdog Activity:

3 new companies were added to the database.
17 new ratings/comments were added to the database.

Member Addition Description
RubyStarPositiveBluestone Perennials Good Rating
Obie1PositiveOakes Daylilies Good Rating
markintexasPositiveTripple Brook Farm Good Rating
oregonzone8PositiveForestfarm Good Rating
bmckayCompany MessageSeeds From Italy Neutral rating
oregonzone8PositiveConnell's Dahlias Good Rating
oregonzone8PositiveBamboo Garden Nursery Good Rating
joyestNeutralPark Seed Company Good Rating
Shirley1mdNegativeDonahue's Clematis Specialists Neutral rating
dastowersPositiveBluestone Perennials Good Rating
burnedNegativeRogers & Webster Miracle-Bush™ Tomatoes (also dba PublishersChoice.com) Caution
TecdexPositivePlant Ranch Good Rating
PepperManNegativeReimer Seeds Neutral rating
debster1NeutralFour Seasons Nursery Caution
JohnkeNegativeRogers & Webster Miracle-Bush™ Tomatoes (also dba PublishersChoice.com) Caution
RubyStarNeutralJackson and Perkins Good Rating
d5PositiveCanada's Bamboo World Good Rating

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Have a good day, and happy gardening!

Dave Whitinger, StandardOut.com

 

And that's the way it was... June 7, 2003