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Dealing With Those Pesky Winter Weeds, by Shannon McKee

Don't let winter weeds sneak up on you and make your spring planting that much harder. Tackle them now.

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Maintaining a Natural Pond, by Bonnie Grant

Pond and water features add more than just visual beauty to the landscape.

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Making a Terrarium Pendant, by Amber Royer

After all the hard work we put into our gardens, most gardeners love a chance to show off the results.

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PlantFiles: Allium 'Globemaster' (Allium )

Allium 'Globemaster'

(Allium )

These are truly GIANT and amazing. Planted 4 huge beds of these last fall- allium in the back, crown imperials in the center...
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Plant Me Green

Review by BBrandon77:

A GardenWeb member saw the posts included below that were reported to be from the business's own computer. That member wrote...
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BirdFiles: Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus)

Greater Roadrunner

(Geococcyx californianus)

I live in Southeast Oklahoma and we have a family of roadrunners that live next to our property. We have a 10 acre horse...
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BugFiles: Agave Snout Weevil (Scyphophorus acupunctatus)

Agave Snout Weevil

(Scyphophorus acupunctatus)

This insect is called the agave snout weevil (sometimes referred to as sisal weevil), scientific name Scyphophorus acupunctatus....
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Map: Garden Centers, Garden Supplies

Tall Timbers Nursery

5 stars
Great selection of woody and herbaceous perennials. Many trees to select from and they are very knowledgeable and helpful....
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Gardening Book: The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Frontier Landscapes that Inspired the Little House Books

The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Frontier Landscapes that Inspired the Little House Books

Review by BOTK:

Do you remember the series of Little House® books by Laura Ingalls Wilder?Then, you will be interested in this new book. While...
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Since 2000, we've grown to be a comprehensive gardening community with discussion forums for every hobby, home and garden topic you can imagine. Our members are knowledgeable about soil, weather, watering, and just about every kind of plant and insect. On behalf of all our members, we are glad you came to visit, and we hope you will stop by again soon!


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  Today in history: November 22  
0000: Today's Hortiscope: If you haven't found the hedge trimmers by now, forget them. It's time for the leaf blower or snow blower, depending on where you live.

1760: Charles Alston, Scottish botanist, died. He was botanist to the King of Scotland and helped found the medical school at Edinburgh.

1819: John Stackhouse, English naturalist, died at age 79. He was a member of the Linnaean society and published works on marine plants and a Catalogue of the Plants of Theophrastus.

1922: The first Royal Agricultural Winter Fair opened in Toronto, Canada. It is the world's largest agricultural, horticultural, canine and equestrian event.

1997: Kenneth E. Avery, American horticulturist, died at age 72. He was the curator of the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary, America's oldest public wildflower garden.

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