Dave's Garden Newsletter

Covering the events of September 8

... in which ...

118 signed up. Our membership grew by 0.18% yesterday.
1,096 posts were made.
0 companies were added to the Garden Watchdog.
4 ratings were added to the Garden Watchdog.
18 plants were added to the Plants Database.
27 comments were added to the Plants Database.
86 checkboxes were added to the Plants Database.
100 snapshots were added to the Plants Database.
15 entries were added to Botanary.

happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.


Gardening Quote of the Day

"I am fonder of my garden for the trouble it gives me."

( -- Reginald Farrer, 19th Century British author, gardener)

Forum Photo of the Day

Subject: I am in heaven!
By kell


Plants Database Photo of the Day

Hardy Hibiscus, Rose Mallow, Swamp Mallow 'Turn of the Century'
Hibiscus moscheutos
By sister2golden

Forum Activity

A grand total of 1,096 posts were made yesterday.

Forum Posts
Brugmansias and Friends196 posts.
Photos140 posts.
PDB Pictures135 posts.
General Discussion99 posts.
Parking Lot54 posts.
Seed Trading34 posts.
Computer Talk22 posts.
Prayer Requests21 posts.
Pets21 posts.
Wild Life20 posts.
Identification18 posts.
Container Gardening17 posts.
Canadian Trading17 posts.
Water Gardens17 posts.
Vegetable Gardening17 posts.
Pollbooth16 posts.
Handyman16 posts.
Dave's Garden16 posts.
Roundup16 posts.
Tropicals12 posts.
Garden Talk12 posts.
Vines and Climbers12 posts.
Butterflies and Hummers11 posts.
Health, Dieting and Beauty10 posts.
Annuals10 posts.
Trees & Shrubs10 posts.
Farm Life9 posts.
Welcome Mat9 posts.
Jokes and Chat9 posts.
Mail Call!8 posts.
Co-Op7 posts.
Bulbs7 posts.
Hostas6 posts.
Day Lilies6 posts.
Garden Foes6 posts.
Heirlooms6 posts.
European5 posts.
Roses5 posts.
Plant Trading5 posts.
Tomatoes5 posts.
Soil5 posts.
Saving Seeds5 posts.
Irises4 posts.
Dave's Garden FAQ4 posts.
Camera Talk3 posts.
Orchids2 posts.
Wild Plants2 posts.
Herbs2 posts.
Dirt Cheap1 post.
Perennials1 post.
House Plants1 post.
Market Growers1 post.
Gourds and Melons1 post.
Greenhouse1 post.
Fruit Trees1 post.

New Botanary Words

Name Pronunciation Meaning
Orphanidesiaor-fan-eye-DEE-see-uhNamed for Theodoros Georgios Orphanides, 19th century professor of Botany at Athens, Greece
x argenteoguttataar-jen-tee-oh-guh-TAY-tuhSilver-spot
gibbifloragib-bih-FLOR-uhSwollen flower
Linospadixly-no-SPAY-diksLinear spadix
eriopaser-ee-OH-pusWooly-foot
Stangeriastan-GER-ee-uhNamed for Dr. Max Stanger, German surveyor of Natal province in South Africa
oleoidesoh-lee-OY-deezResembling Olea (Classical Latin name for Olive)
formosiorfor-MOH-see-orMore beautiful
abramsiia-BRAMS-ee-eyeNamed for LeRoy Abrams, 20th century professor of Botany at Stanford University (U.S.) and southern California plant collector
pyrifoliapy-rih-FOH-lee-uhHaving leaves like Pyrus (Pear genus)
pyrifoliumpy-rih-FOH-lee-umHaving leaves like Pyrus (Pear genus)
pyrifoliuspy-rih-FOH-lee-usHaving leaves like Pyrus (Pear genus)
Argentinaar-jen-TEE-nuhName refers to Argentinus, son of Aesculanus and god of silver money
ThlaspiTHLAS-peeFrom the Greek thlaein (to crush), referring to the flattened silicle
xantianazan-tee-AY-nuhNamed for John Xanthus, 19th century Hungarian botanist

Journal Activity

228 new items.
69 new entries.

Plants Database Activity:

18 new plants.
27 new descriptions were added.
100 new images were added.
86 new content were checked off.

Member Addition Description
katchipCommentCardinal Climber
(Ipomoea x multifida)
kennedyhCommentPurpletop Vervain, Brazilian Verbena, Upright Verbena
(Verbena bonariensis)
poplarcreekCommentDaylily 'Strawberry Eyes'
(Hemerocallis )
poplarcreekCommentDaylily 'Regency Heights'
(Hemerocallis )
belle_filleCommentMaypop, Purple Passion Flower, Apricot Vine
(Passiflora incarnata)
AusTXpropagaterCommentVitex, Chaste Tree, Lilac Chaste Tree, Monk's Pepper
(Vitex agnus-castus)
AusTXpropagaterCommentFlame Acanthus, Hummingbird Bush, Texas Firecracker Plant
(Anisacanthus quadrifidus)
AusTXpropagaterCommentWinged Sumac, Shining Sumac, Flame-Leaf Sumac
(Rhus copallina)
AusTXpropagaterCommentPurpletop Vervain, Brazilian Verbena, Upright Verbena
(Verbena bonariensis)
MonocromaticoCommentVellozia, Ostrich ankle
(Vellozia kolbekii)
AusTXpropagaterCommentTuberous Vervain, Sandpaper Verbena
(Verbena rigida)
poplarcreekCommentDaylily 'Watchyl Dreaming Purple'
(Hemerocallis )
palmbobCommentLotus Vine, Parrot's Beak 'Amazon Sunset'
(Lotus maculatus)
JaeCommentCrown of Thorns, Christ Plant, Siamese Lucky Plant 'Thai Hybrid'
(Euphorbia milii)
plebCommentEuropean Beech
(Fagus sylvatica)
sayaCommentValerian, Garden Heliotrope, All Heal
(Valeriana officinalis)
ToxicodendronCommentOrnamental Sweet Potato, Sweet Potato Vine 'Margarita (aka Margarite, Marguerite)'
(Ipomoea batatas)
plantzpersonCommentLady Banks Rose
(Rosa banksiae)
uofagirlCommentSpider Flower, Spider Legs, Grandfather's Whiskers
(Cleome hasslerana)
CarolynnKoiCommentDittany of Crete
(Origanum dictamnus)
aloe24CommentMoonflower, Moon Vine
(Ipomoea alba)
ktiffCommentHosta 'Kabitan'
(Hosta )
suncatcheracresCommentLady Banks Rose
(Rosa banksiae)
echoesCommentSwamp Milkweed 'Soulmate'
(Asclepias incarnata)
poplarcreekCommentDaylily 'Newberry Frilly Lady'
(Hemerocallis )
poplarcreekCommentDaylily 'Daggy'
(Hemerocallis )
poplarcreekCommentDaylily 'Totally Awesome'
(Hemerocallis )
MonocromaticoImage
Vellozia, Ostrich ankle
(Vellozia kolbekii)
spanielImage
Showy Sedum, Stonecrop 'Autumn Joy (Herbstfreude)'
(Sedum hybrid)
carolannImage
Daylily 'Whooperee'
(Hemerocallis )
carolannImage
Daylily 'Park East'
(Hemerocallis )
carolannImage
Daylily 'Most Noble'
(Hemerocallis )
carolannImage
Daylily 'Nosferatu'
(Hemerocallis )
carolannImage
Daylily 'Norma Rae'
(Hemerocallis )
carolannImage
Daylily 'Streaker'
(Hemerocallis )
carolannImage
Daylily 'Sorcerer'
(Hemerocallis )
HappenstanceImage
Echeveria 'Topsy Turvy'
(Echeveria runyonii)
HappenstanceImage
Golden Sedum
(Sedum adolphii)
carolannImage
Daylily 'Royal Trumpeter'
(Hemerocallis )
carolannImage
Daylily 'Sally Jetton'
(Hemerocallis )
carolannImage
Daylily 'Rachel My Love'
(Hemerocallis )
carolannImage
Daylily 'Red Ribbons'
(Hemerocallis )
carolannImage
Daylily 'Beloved Ballerina'
(Hemerocallis )
puttytatImage
Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris 'Marita'
(Iris )
puttytatImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Mary Ellen Nichols'
(Iris )
puttytatImage
Intermediate Bearded Iris 'Maui Moonlight'
(Iris )
puttytatImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Merlot'
(Iris )
puttytatImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Mescalero Chief'
(Iris )
puttytatImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Midnight Love Affair'
(Iris )
puttytatImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Midnight Madonna'
(Iris )
puttytatImage
Intermediate Bearded Iris 'Midsummer Night's Dream'
(Iris )
puttytatImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Millennium Falcon'
(Iris )
puttytatImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Mind's Eye'
(Iris )
puttytatImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Ming Rose'
(Iris )
puttytatImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Miss Jupiter'
(Iris )
puttytatImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Miss Lemon'
(Iris )
puttytatImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Miss Piggy'
(Iris )
puttytatImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Mission Impossible'
(Iris )
puttytatImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Missouri'
(Iris )
carolannImage
Daylily 'Autumn Red'
(Hemerocallis )
carolannImage
Daylily 'Tani'
(Hemerocallis )
carolannImage
Daylily 'Sabie'
(Hemerocallis )
carolannImage
Daylily 'Regal Warrior'
(Hemerocallis )
HappenstanceImage
Texas Sage, Scarlet Sage, Tropical Sage 'Brenthurst'
(Salvia coccinea)
HappenstanceImage
Texas Sage, Scarlet Sage, Tropical Sage 'Brenthurst'
(Salvia coccinea)
HappenstanceImage
Bugle, Bugleweed, Carpet Bugle 'Valfredda (aka Chocolate Chip)'
(Ajuga reptans)
HappenstanceImage
Cobweb Houseleek, Spider Web Hens and Chicks
(Sempervivum arachnoideum)
HappenstanceImage
Cobweb Houseleek, Spider Web Hens and Chicks
(Sempervivum arachnoideum)
HappenstanceImage
Lotus Vine, Parrot's Beak 'Amazon Sunset'
(Lotus maculatus)
HappenstanceImage
Yarrow, Milfoil, Staunchweed, Sanguinary, Thousandleaf, Soldier's Woundwort 'Paprika'
(Achillea millefolium)
HappenstanceImage
Yarrow, Milfoil, Staunchweed, Sanguinary, Thousandleaf, Soldier's Woundwort 'Orange Queen'
(Achillea millefolium)
HappenstanceImage
Sausage Plant
(Euphorbia makallensis)
HappenstanceImage
Sausage Plant
(Euphorbia makallensis)
HappenstanceImage
Euphorbia
(Euphorbia kibwezensis cristata)
HappenstanceImage
Gold Spray Yarrow 'Gold Spray'
(Achillea glaberrima)
HappenstanceImage
Stellar Zonal Pelargonium 'Vancouver Centennial'
(Pelargonium )
HappenstanceImage
Golden Coral Bells, Alumroot, Coralbells, Alum Root 'Amber Waves'
(Heuchera )
bussiedImage
Daylily 'Eenie Allegro'
(Hemerocallis )
bussiedImage
Daylily 'Eventone'
(Hemerocallis )
bussiedImage
Daylily 'Fiesta Skirt'
(Hemerocallis )
bussiedImage
Lemon Lily, Custard Lily, Yellow Daylily
(Hemerocallis flava)
bussiedImage
Daylily 'Fountain Tune'
(Hemerocallis )
bussiedImage
Daylily 'Grape Velvet'
(Hemerocallis )
bussiedImage
Daylily 'Gregorian Chant'
(Hemerocallis )
MossRoseImage
Stonecrop Sedum 'Vera Jameson'
(Sedum hybrid)
lupineloverImage
Greater Meadow Rue
(Thalictrum aquilegifolium)
echoesImage
Opium Poppy, Breadseed Poppy, Lettuce Leaf Poppy
(Papaver somniferum)
lupineloverImage
Rose 'Penelope (1924)'
(Rosa Hybrid Musk (Shrub))
DaylilySLPImage
Daylily 'Red Razzmatazz'
(Hemerocallis )
DaylilySLPImage
Gloxinia
(Sinningia speciosa)
tlc57Image
Anacampseros 'Variegata'
(Anacampseros telephiastrum)
DaylilySLPImage
Morning Glory 'Tie Dye'
(Ipomoea nil)
tlc57Image
Orchid 'Hiroshi Tokunaga'
(Dendrobium )
DaylilySLPImage
Morning Glory 'Tie Dye'
(Ipomoea nil)
DaylilySLPImage
Common Milkweed
(Asclepias syriaca)
tlc57Image
Anacampseros 'Variegata'
(Anacampseros telephiastrum)
tlc57Image
Orchid 'Hiroshi Tokunaga'
(Dendrobium )
kennedyhImage
Little Quaking Grass
(Briza minor)
IrisgalImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Secret Melody'
(Iris )
sister2goldenImage
Hardy Hibiscus, Rose Mallow, Swamp Mallow 'Turn of the Century'
(Hibiscus moscheutos)
rnsuttonImage
Clock Vine
(Thunbergia mysorensis)
rnsuttonImage
Clock Vine
(Thunbergia mysorensis)
katchipImage
Cardinal Climber
(Ipomoea x multifida)
poppysueImage
Angel's Trumpet 'Pink Favorite'
(Brugmansia x insignis)
lauriefImage
Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris 'Splash of Red'
(Iris )
lauriefImage
Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris 'Vegas Showgirl'
(Iris )
lauriefImage
Intermediate Bearded Iris 'Sonoran Sands'
(Iris )
lauriefImage
Intermediate Bearded Iris 'Special Class'
(Iris )
lauriefImage
Intermediate Bearded Iris 'Tact'
(Iris )
lauriefImage
Border Bearded Iris 'Lenora Pearl'
(Iris )
kennedyhImage
Black Tree Fern
(Cyathea medullaris)
kennedyhImage
Black Tree Fern
(Cyathea medullaris)
kennedyhImage
Grape Groundcherry
(Physalis viscosa)
kennedyhImage
Grape Groundcherry
(Physalis viscosa)
kennedyhImage
Black Nightshade
(Solanum nigrum)
poppysueImage
Angel's Trumpet 'Pink Favorite'
(Brugmansia x insignis)
poppysueImage
Angel's Trumpet 'Jean Pasco'
(Brugmansia )
poppysueImage
Angel's Trumpet 'Milk N Honey'
(Brugmansia )
poppysueImage
Angel's Trumpet 'Tequila Sunrise'
(Brugmansia hybrid)
poppysueImage
Angel's Trumpet 'Tequila Sunrise'
(Brugmansia hybrid)
poppysueImage
Angel's Trumpet 'Tequila Sunrise'
(Brugmansia hybrid)
poppysueImage
Angel Trumpet 'Dr. D'
(Brugmansia hybrid)
poppysueImage
Angel Trumpet 'Dr. D'
(Brugmansia hybrid)
poppysueImage
Angel Trumpet 'Dr. D'
(Brugmansia hybrid)
poppysueImage
Angel's Trumpet 'Rosamond'
(Brugmansia hybrid)
melodyImage
Peanut, Groundnut, Earthnut, Goober Pea, Monkey Nut
(Arachis hypogaea)
kennedyhImage
Purpletop Vervain, Brazilian Verbena, Upright Verbena
(Verbena bonariensis)

Garden Watchdog Activity:

No new companies were added to the database.
4 new ratings/comments were added to the database.

Member Addition Description
perennialguyPositiveWhite Flower Farm Good Rating
GREENSIDEUPNegativeWhite Flower Farm Good Rating
curascantNegativeTy Ty Nursery Caution
eileenmlambPositiveOIKOS Tree Crops Good Rating

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Dave Whitinger, StandardOut.com

 

And that's the way it was... September 8, 2003