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Dave's Garden Newsletter

Covering the events of July 22, 2004

... in which ...

175 signed up. Our membership grew by 0.16% yesterday.
1,445 posts were made.
91 plants were added to the Plants Database.
55 comments were added to the Plants Database.
944 checkboxes were added to the Plants Database.
47 snapshots were added to the Plants Database.
7 entries were added to Botanary.
3 companies were added to the Garden Watchdog.
14 ratings were added to the Garden Watchdog.
0 books were added to the Garden Bookworm.
0 ratings were added to the Garden Bookworm.

"In the beginning was nothing, which exploded?"

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Gardening Quote of the Day

"Plants that are about to be removed have a habit of suddenly doing better."

( -- Daylily Book)

  Forum Photo of the Day 
Subject: I QUIT!!!
By roadrunner

DG Photo of the Day

  Plants Database Photo of the Day 
Hybrid Gladiolus
Gladiolus x hortulanus
By carolann

PDB Photo of the Day

Forum Activity

A grand total of 1,445 posts were made yesterday.

Forum Posts
Brugmansias and Friends 218 posts
Photos 114 posts
Daylilies 96 posts
PDB Pictures 88 posts
Vines and Climbers 70 posts
Identification 60 posts
Plant Trading 56 posts
Tropicals 51 posts
Wild Life 48 posts
Lilies 43 posts
Garden Talk 42 posts
Parking Lot 28 posts
Perennials 25 posts
Computer Talk 25 posts
Dave's Garden 24 posts
General Discussion 23 posts
Recipes 22 posts
Container Gardening 22 posts
Canadian Trading 22 posts
Hoyas 21 posts
Health, Dieting and Beauty 20 posts
Pets 19 posts
Jokes and Chat 18 posts
Welcome Mat 18 posts
Propagation 17 posts
Bulbs 17 posts
Roundup 17 posts
Camera Talk 16 posts
Tomatoes 15 posts
Butterflies and Hummers 15 posts
Cactus and Succulents 12 posts
Co-Op 11 posts
Seed Trading 11 posts
European 10 posts
Canning and Freezing 9 posts
Water Gardens 9 posts
House Plants 9 posts
Heirlooms 8 posts
Home and Crafts 7 posts
Landscaping 7 posts
Roundup Pictures 7 posts
Prayer Requests 7 posts
Organic Gardening 7 posts
Gourds and Melons 6 posts
Farm Life 6 posts
Hostas 6 posts
Irises 5 posts
Vegetable Gardening 5 posts
Stay at Home Moms 3 posts
Garden Foes 3 posts
Round Robin Trading 3 posts
Home Decorating 3 posts
Dirt Cheap 3 posts
Saving Seeds 2 posts
Roses 2 posts
Media 2 posts
Disabled Gardeners 2 posts
Frequently Asked Questions 2 posts
Mail Call! 2 posts
Herbs 2 posts
Market Growers 1 post
Trees & Shrubs 1 post
The Tool Shed 1 post
Greenhouse 1 post

New Botanary Words

Name Pronunciation Meaning
Psilotum sy-LOH-tum From Greek psilos (bare or naked) referring to the apparent nakedness of the stems
Sclerocactus skler-oh-KAK-tus From the Greek scleros (hard) and cactus
Eremocrinum er-em-oh-KREE-num From the Greek eremo (lonely or solitary) and krinon (lily)
breviradiatus from brevi- (short) and radiatus (spreading rays)
Phylloglossum fil-oh-GLOSS-um From the Greek Phullon (leaf) and glossa (tongue), referring to the tongue-like leaves
Bonnetia bon-NEH-tee-uh Named for Charles Bonnet, 18th century French botanist
Othonna oh-THON-uh The Greek name for a plant other than this genus

Plants Database Activity:

91 new plants.
55 new descriptions were added.
47 new images were added.
944 new content were checked off.

Plants Database Additions:

Member Addition Description
gbear Comment Burro's Tail, Donkey's Tail
Sedum morganianum
ButterflyMom21 Comment Tropical Soda Apple
Solanum viarum
Xenomorf Comment Chinese Evergreen
Aglaonema commutatum
palmbob Comment
Echinopsis cinnabarina
palmbob Comment
Melocactus matazanus
nrgxtc Comment Shasta Daisy 'Snow Lady'
Leucanthemum x superbum
palmbob Comment
Pleiospilos nelii
palmbob Comment
Mestoklema tuberosum
palmbob Comment
Jatropha mcvaughii
nrgxtc Comment Pink Easter Lily Cactus
Echinopsis eyriesii
palmbob Comment
Opuntia ellisiana
onewally Comment Plectranthus 'Easy Gold'
Plectranthus ciliatus
Ray1431 Comment Cardoon, Artichoke Thistle
Cynara cardunculus
wilsweb Comment Vegetable Oyster Plant, Salsify, Wild Quinine
Tragopogon porrifolius
DVA Comment Crape Myrtle, Crepe Myrtle
Lagerstroemia indica
Maudie Comment Coral Bean, Fireman's Cap
Erythrina herbaceae X crista-galli
MizD Comment Daylily 'Texas Sunlight (Lewis, 1981)'
Hemerocallis
lzeeben Comment Potato 'Papa Blanca'
Solanum tuberosum
Paulwhwest Comment Hybrid Tea Rose 'Fairy Dancers (Cocker, 1969)'
Rosa
Paulwhwest Comment Hybrid Sempervirens, Rambler Rose 'Félicité et Perpétue (Jacques, 1828) aka Félicité Perpétue, Félicité Perpétuelle, Seven Sisters'
Rosa
Paulwhwest Comment Hybrid Tea Rose 'Femina (Gaujard, 1963)'
Rosa
Paulwhwest Comment Floribunda Rose 'Fervid (LeGrice, 1960)'
Rosa
Paulwhwest Comment Floribunda Rose 'First Choice (Morse, 1958)'
Rosa
Paulwhwest Comment Hybrid Tea Rose 'First Love (Swim, 1951) aka Premier Amour'
Rosa
Paulwhwest Comment Hybrid Wichurana, Rambler Rose 'François Juranville (Barbier, 1906)'
Rosa
Cesca_B Comment Daylily 'Pandora's Box (Talbott, 1980)'
Hemerocallis
Paulwhwest Comment Floribunda Rose 'Franklin Englemann (Dickson, 1970) aka Franklin Engelmann'
Rosa
Paulwhwest Comment Hybrid Tea Rose 'Fred Gibson (Sanday, 1968)'
Rosa
Paulwhwest Comment Grandiflora Rose 'White Lightnin' (1980; aka AROwhif)'
Rosa
twiglike Comment Silk Cotton Tree, Kapok Tree, Red Silk Cotton Tree
Bombax ceiba
Jamespayne Comment Wax Plant, Hindu Rope, Indian Rope 'Krinkle Kurl'
Hoya compacta
vs71099 Comment Hardy Hibiscus, Rose Mallow, Swamp Mallow
Hibiscus moscheutos
Jamespayne Comment Surinam Cherry
Eugenia uniflora
tjsangel003 Comment Blue Fescue 'Elijah's Blue'
Festuca cinerea
Hase1 Comment Caribbean Lily, Cuban Lily, Giant Squill, Hyacinth of Peru
Scilla peruviana
katieflower Comment Hardy Hibiscus, Rose Mallow, Swamp Mallow
Hibiscus moscheutos
leisurlee Comment Queen of the Prairie, Meadowsweet
Filipendula rubra
olio Comment Pink Mimosa, Fragrant Mimosa, Catclaw Mimosa, Sensitive Mimosa
Mimosa borealis
Farmerdill Comment Cucumber 'Triumph'
Cucumis sativus
Farmerdill Comment Cucumber 'Tropicuke'
Cucumis sativus
Farmerdill Comment Cucumber 'Triplemech'
Cucumis sativus
julie88 Comment Blue Fescue 'Elijah's Blue'
Festuca cinerea
BabybloomerCA Comment Glory Flower, Princess Flower
Tibouchina urvilleana
Cowdung Comment Grandiflora Rose 'Cherry Parfait (2002)'
Rosa
Farmerdill Comment Cucumber 'Tirana'
Cucumis sativus
lovejones Comment Bottle Palm
Hyophorbe lagenicaulis
woodspirit1 Comment Creeping Jenny, Moneywort
Lysimachia nummularia
John_Benoot Comment Daylily 'Crystal Blue Persuasion'
Hemerocallis
sf_sunshine Comment Labrador Violet
Viola labradorica
leslie5 Comment Daylily 'Strutter's Ball (Moldovan, 1984)'
Hemerocallis
leslie5 Comment Daylily 'Strawberry Candy (Stamile, 1989)'
Hemerocallis
NativePlantFan9 Comment Snake Plant, Mother-in-Law's Tongue
Sansevieria trifasciata
Farmerdill Comment Cucumber 'Thunderbird'
Cucumis sativus
Farmerdill Comment Cucumber 'Tamor'
Cucumis sativus
Farmerdill Comment Cucumber 'Talladega'
Cucumis sativus
Xenomorf Image
Image of Harrisia pomanensis
Midnight Lady
(Harrisia pomanensis)
Paulwhwest Image
Image of Rosa
English Rose, Austin Rose 'Happy Child (1993; aka AUScomp)'
(Rosa )
DaylilySLP Image
Image of Hemerocallis
Daylily 'Brutus (Winniford, 1975)'
(Hemerocallis )
KMAC Image
Image of Cyclamen coum
Cyclamen, Hardy Cyclamen
(Cyclamen coum)
carolann Image
Image of Hemerocallis
Daylily 'Yazoo Jim Terry (Smith-Barfield, 1992)'
(Hemerocallis )
Porphyrostachys Image
Image of Aloe namibensis

(Aloe namibensis)
delphiniumdiva Image
Image of Medinilla magnifica
Medinille 'Phillipine Beauty'
(Medinilla magnifica)
Rarri Image
Image of Petunia
Wave Series Petunia 'Wave™ Misty Lilac'
(Petunia )
MzMunchken Image
Image of Bauhinia aculeata
White Orchid Tree
(Bauhinia aculeata)
bootandall Image
Image of Salvia hybrid
Mealy Cup Sage 'Indigo Spires'
(Salvia hybrid)
daryl Image
Image of Daphne cneorum
Rose Daphne, Garland Flower, Rock Daphne
(Daphne cneorum)
Farmerdill Image
Image of vigna unguiculate
Crowder Pea 'Collossus'
(vigna unguiculate)
greenlarry Image
Image of X Graptoveria
Graptoveria 'Debbie'
(X Graptoveria )
laurief Image
Image of Iris
Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris 'Beach Baby (Tasco, 1994)'
(Iris )
maudiej Image
Image of Hemerocallis
Daylily 'Ben Arthur Davis (Wild, 1971)'
(Hemerocallis )
123hemerocallis Image
Image of Hemerocallis
Daylily 'Priscilla's Rainbow (Spalding-Guillory, 1985)'
(Hemerocallis )
kennedyh Image
Image of Linaria dalmatica
Dalmation Toadflax
(Linaria dalmatica)
Melissa_Ohio Image
Image of Hemerocallis
Daylily 'Dawn Of Esther (Jinkerson, 1993)'
(Hemerocallis )
hemlady Image
Image of Hemerocallis
Daylily 'Spider to the Fly (Shooter, 2001)'
(Hemerocallis )
palmbob Image
Image of Cyathea princeps
Cyathea
(Cyathea princeps)
Weezingreens Image
Image of Lathyrus maritima
Beach Pea
(Lathyrus maritima)
AngelinaB Image
Image of Ratibida columnifera
Mexican Hats, Grey Headed Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Yellow Coneflower, Red Hats
(Ratibida columnifera)
poppysue Image
Image of Hemerocallis
Daylily 'Blueberry Frost (Stamile, 1997)'
(Hemerocallis )
Happenstance Image
Image of Solenostemon scutellarioides
Coleus, Flame Nettle, Painted Nettle 'Kong™ Series Rose'
(Solenostemon scutellarioides)
Indigoez Image
Image of Uncarina abbreviata

(Uncarina abbreviata)
dahlia_lover Image
Image of Neomarica longifolia
Yellow Walking Iris, Apostle Plant
(Neomarica longifolia)
Phaltyme Image
Image of Hemerocallis
Daylily 'Bittersweet Holiday (Kirchhoff, 1981)'
(Hemerocallis )
PotEmUp Image
Image of Myoporum laetum
Ngaio Tree, Mousehole Tree
(Myoporum laetum)
Big_Red Image
Image of Helianthus Annuus
Sunflower 'Mammoth Russian'
(Helianthus Annuus)
LimeyLisa Image
Image of Iris
Tall Bearded Iris 'Crinoline (Schreiner, 1964)'
(Iris )
SShurgot Image
Image of  Condalia hookeri
Bluewood Condalia, Brasil
( Condalia hookeri)
jimmyi Image
Image of Hemerocallis
Daylily 'Exotic Love (Stevens-Seawright, 1987)'
(Hemerocallis )
luffamom Image
Image of Luffa cylindrica
Smooth Luffa, Sponge Luffa, Climbing Okra, Dishrag Gourd
(Luffa cylindrica)
scooterbug Image
Image of Cycas circinalis
Queen Sago
(Cycas circinalis)
lunavox Image
Image of Cytisus scoparius
Scotch Broom
(Cytisus scoparius)
Seedsower Image
Image of Hemerocallis
Daylily 'Pink Flirt (Dekerlegand, 1987)'
(Hemerocallis )
Tree_Climber Image
Image of Leonotis nepetifolia
Annual Lion's Ear, Devil's Pincushion
(Leonotis nepetifolia)
sunflower_ILz5 Image
Image of Helianthus annuus
Sunflower 'Music Box'
(Helianthus annuus)
Moby Image
Image of Hemerocallis
Daylily 'Burning Daylight (Fisher, 1957)'
(Hemerocallis )
Wandasflowers Image
Image of Hemerocallis
Daylily 'Aabachee (Cheatham, 1957)'
(Hemerocallis )
Missie_ Image
Image of Euphorbia tirucalli
Milk Bush, Pencil Euphorbia
(Euphorbia tirucalli)
hanna1 Image
Image of Bidens ferulifolia
Bur Marigold, Apache Beggarticks 'Peter's Gold Carpet®, Peters Goldteppich'
(Bidens ferulifolia)
WalterT Image
Image of Mangifera indica
Mango 'Kent'
(Mangifera indica)
CaptMicha Image
Image of Cobaea scandens
Cathedral Bells, Cup and Saucer Vine
(Cobaea scandens)
kell Image
Image of Corymbia ficifolia
Red Flowering Gum, Scarlet Flowering Gum
(Corymbia ficifolia)
Floridian Image
Image of Forestiera segregata
Florida privet, Florida swamp privet
(Forestiera segregata)
gretaduck Image
Image of Hosta
Hosta 'Afternoon Delight'
(Hosta )

Garden Watchdog Activity:

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

Member Addition Description
RWhiz Positive Hortus Botanicus
braddaboxer Positive Schreiner's Iris Gardens
rusty2004 Positive Junglecactus.com
usmmom Positive ECOLAGE
Nasouk Positive Paul Shirley Succulents
PlantsnobIN Positive Munchkin Nursery and Gardens, LLC
grannymarsh Positive Malevil Iris Gardens
suzgarden Negative Royal Dutch Garden
lovebug_blue Positive Gardino Nursery
statman Positive Possum Ridge Farm and Gardens
traceyld Negative Direct Gardening
stewartiajon Negative Van Bourgondien Dutch Bulbs
COLDMUCK Positive Springtime Nursery (eWaterLily.com)
MsEithne Positive Sand Mountain Herbs

Garden Bookworm Activity:

No new books were added to the database.
No new ratings/comments were added to the database.

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Dave Whitinger, StandardOut.com

 

And that's the way it was... July 22, 2004