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3 Heritage Turkey Breeds to Try This Thanksgiving, by Anna Burke

What is tastier than a Thanksgiving turkey?

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A Tasty End of the Season with Pears, by Melody Rose

As November comes to an end, we gather the last fruits of our gardens. In my case, that's pears.

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PlantFiles: Kalanchoe Species (Kalanchoe marnieriana)

Kalanchoe Species

(Kalanchoe marnieriana)

A 3” pot planted in March 2016, had grown to about 1’ tall x 2’ wide (in full sun) by January, 2017, when I took 5-6 large...
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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: Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

Bald Eagle

(Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

Within the last few years we have noticed American Bald Eagles in our area, but, it wasn't until this year 2012 that we have...
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BugFiles: Monarch (Danaus  plexippus)


(Danaus plexippus)

To the previous comment about Cynanchum, you are partially correct, this is from an article on the subject and I will link...
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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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  Today in history: November 21  
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Lost keys are frustrating. Remember the rake handle you broke this summer? Take that rusty old rake head you kept and clean off the dirt. It will make a great rustic key holder to hang next to your backdoor.

1794: Captain William Brown of HMS Butterworth was the first European to sail into the natural bay now known as Honolulu, Hawaii.

1860: John Eatton Le Conte Jr., American naturalist, died in Philadelphia at age 76. He surveyed areas of Virginia and Georgia, and he produced a Latin text catalogue of plants found on Manhattan Island.

2002: Roy Orlo Woodbury, American botanist, died in Florida, at the age of 88. He worked in Puerto Rico with the Agricultural Experiment Station, and later as a taxonomist in the Botanical Garden of the University of Puerto Rico.

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