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White Willow: Learning useful things, by Sharon Brown

I used a willow basket when I went to gather eggs. I sat in an old willow rocking chair on our front porch. And I was given a tiny sip of willowbark tea to drink when I had a fever.

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Start Your New Year Off Right, by Patricia Oelze

Happy New Year! Did you make any resolutions?

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PlantFiles: Hoya Species (Hoya multiflora)

Hoya Species

(Hoya multiflora)

I love my recently purchased shooting star. I'm curious as to how long the blooms last....
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T's Flowers & Things

Review by gingerspratley:

I have oredered fromT's and Flower early August 2017 and Teresa was prompt in getting back with me when her website was having...
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BirdFiles: Pine Siskin (Spinus pinus)

Pine Siskin

(Spinus pinus)

we saw these for the first time this early spring at our feeder. There were 4 tiny females that looked pitiful like they...
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BugFiles: Common True Katydid (Pterophylla camellifolia)

Common True Katydid

(Pterophylla camellifolia)

Only the male pterophylla camellifolia can sing. Females are quiet but they are good at navigating their way to the males....
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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: 50 Beautiful Deer-Resistant Plants

50 Beautiful Deer-Resistant Plants

Review by lisaaj:

I bought this book a couple of weeks ago from Amazon and have been studying it intently. We just bought a house three blocks...
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With almost 500,000 members, Dave's Garden is an amazing resource for beginning and experienced gardeners alike. Inside, you'll find over 250 forums dedicated to every type of home and gardening topic you can think of. From annuals and bonsai trees to vegetable gardening and winter sowing; from tips on seeds and planting to advice on regional gardening, this is a gold mine of friendly advice and knowledge shared by experienced gardeners from around the world.

Enthusiasts of every gardening niche can put down roots and grow their knowledge. Are you into water gardens, vegetable gardens, hanging gardens, growing flowers or arranging bouquets, container gardens, raised beds, farming, poultry, beekeeping or any other gardening pursuit? If so, you'll find we have forums, articles and videos to help you learn, grow and share advice.

Do you need help identifying a plant, bug or bird? Check out the plant and tree identification, insect identification forum, and the bird identification forum. Or browse the PlantFiles, BugFiles and BirdFiles databases, where you'll find information on more than 160,000 plants and thousands of insects and spiders.

The Garden Watchdog and Go Gardening directories will help you find the perfect source for your plants, seeds, and bulbs, whether the company is just around the corner, or halfway around the world.

We invite you to sign up and join our community, and share what you know! Here at Dave's Garden, you can create your own blog, upload photos for free, or use our tools to trade seeds and plants.

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: January 16  
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Your trip to the garden center for seeds was fun, but if you wound up with someone else's seeds at the checkout, take them back..their selections aren't what you are wanting to plant this year.

1889: In Cloncurry, Queensland, a national record high temperature of 128 degrees F (53 C) was recorded.

1900: The Virginia State Horticultural Society was incorporated at Staunton.

1909: Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton found the magnetic South Pole.

1938: The Agricultural Museum in Dokki (Cairo) Egypt was inaugurated. It is the oldest agricultural museum in the world.

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