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Dave's Garden is the hands-down favorite website of gardeners around the world. Our articles and videos show you how to start seeds and learn how to have your best garden ever. Members can chat with other gardeners in our 143 forums, and identify your plants, pests, birds and butterflies. Here's what's happening right now in Dave's Garden...

TODAY'S FEATURES

Spanish Moss - Adding that Southern Touch, and More!, by LariAnn Garner

If there is any image that can be considered iconic of the Deep South, it must surely be the sight of Spanish Moss drooping lazily from a Live Oak tree. Read on for more . . .

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Things You May Not Know About Cranberry Sauce, by Carole Menser

This popular holiday condiment has an interesting history and some health benefits you may not know about.

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PLANTFILES:

PlantFiles: Digitalis (Digitalis lanata)

Digitalis

(Digitalis lanata)

Flower buds covered in fine silky hairs, open to white lipped reddish-brown tubular flowers, delicately veined and netted,...
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GARDEN WATCHDOG:

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Territorial Seed Company

Review by RJG:

Outrageous shipping costs to Canada. Was planning to order a couple of packages of tomato seeds and shipping was shown as...
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BIRDFILES:

BirdFiles: Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

Mallard

(Anas platyrhynchos)

Male Mallard engage in behaviour unique in the waterfowl world. A few days after females begin incubation, the drakes leave...
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BUGFILES:

BugFiles: Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

Red Admiral

(Vanessa atalanta)

Very lovely butterfly, we dont get these too often, but when we do, they seem to love purple flowers, particularly my son's...
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GO GARDENING:

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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GARDEN BOOKWORM:

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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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!

TODAY IN THE FORUMS

Propagation efforts and results ( the basics) Dec ,

Here it is , by request Chat and show what you grow , the visitors , the whole garden

Debra I have several saved for you seeds , I have yours and another I need to finish , I am really slow getting
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  Today in history: December 14  
0000: Today's Hortiscope: A common lament among gardeners is how much easier it is to grow green stuff in our refrigerator than in the garden.

1843: John Claudius Loudon, Scottish botanist, died at the age of 60.He was a gardener, horticulturist, and a city planner, who developed the design theory of Gardenesque, and founded the Gardener's Magazine in 1826.

1871: Dr. August von Hayek, Austrian botanist, was born. He would become professor at the University of Vienna and an authority on alpine botany.

1911: Roald Amundsen, Norwegian explorer was the first person to reach the geographic South Pole.

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