Dave's Garden Newsletter

Covering the events of April 24

... in which ...

199 new members joined.
874 posts were made.
0 companies were added to the Garden Watchdog.
16 ratings were added to the Garden Watchdog.
15 plants were added to the Plants Database.
23 comments were added to the Plants Database.
187 checkboxes were added to the Plants Database.
54 snapshots were added to the Plants Database.
18 entries were added to Botanary.

happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.


Gardening Quote of the Day

"I have gathered a posie of other menís flowers, and nothing but the thread that binds them is mine own. "

( -- John Bartlett, American editor, compiler of quotations (born 6/14/1820))

Forum Photo of the Day

Subject: my Golden Lady alley tree.....LOL
By kell


Plants Database Photo of the Day

Sweet Mock Orange, English Dogwood
Philadelphus coronarius
By poorgeorge

Forum Activity

A grand total of 874 posts were made yesterday.

Forum Posts
Brugmansias and Friends190 posts.
Photos144 posts.
PDB Pictures82 posts.
Co-Op51 posts.
Prayer Requests45 posts.
General Discussion39 posts.
Identification35 posts.
Shady Gardens24 posts.
Roundup24 posts.
Plant Trading22 posts.
Vines and Climbers22 posts.
Tropicals21 posts.
Parking Lot18 posts.
Hostas14 posts.
Seed Trading14 posts.
Pets11 posts.
European11 posts.
Garden Talk11 posts.
Perennials10 posts.
House Plants8 posts.
Media7 posts.
Water Gardens7 posts.
Wild Life6 posts.
Vegetable Gardening6 posts.
Greenhouse6 posts.
Container Gardening4 posts.
Camera Talk4 posts.
Home and Crafts4 posts.
Mail Call!4 posts.
Bulbs3 posts.
Geraniaceae3 posts.
Health and Dieting3 posts.
Farm Life2 posts.
Orchids2 posts.
Computer Talk2 posts.
Soil2 posts.
Trees & Shrubs2 posts.
Wild Plants2 posts.
Landscaping1 post.
Dave's Garden1 post.
Canadian Trading1 post.
Grass and Bamboo1 post.
International Trading1 post.
Fruit Trees1 post.
Pollbooth1 post.
Roses1 post.
Tomatoes1 post.

New Botanary Words

Name Pronunciation Meaning
Brassiophoenixbrass-ee-oh-FEE-niksA date palm (phoenix) named for William Brass, 18th century English botanist and plant collector in Africa
Grammatophyllumgram-at-oh-FILL-umAn intergeneric hybrid from the Greek gramen (grass) and phylon (leaf)
unibracteatayoo-nee-brak-tee-AY-tuhWith one bract
pseudocristatasoo-doh-kris-TAY-tuhFalse crest
filisectafil-ih-SEK-tuhFrom the Latin fili- (threadlike) and sectus (divided)
pecten-aboriginusPEK-ten ab-or-RIJ-i-nusFrom the Latin pecten (comb) and aborigines (of the original inhabitants)
pecten-aboriginumPEK-ten ab-or-RIJ-i-numFrom the Latin pecten (comb) and aborigines (of the original inhabitants)
surinamensesur-ih-nam-EN-seeOf or from Suriname (Surinam), South America
surinamensissur-ih-nam-EN-sisOf or from Suriname (Surinam), South America
Zippeliazip-PEL-lee-uhnamed for Alexander Zippelius, 19th century botanist
Maxburretiamaks-bur-RET-ee-uhNamed for Max Burret, 20th century palm collector
Burretiokentiabur-ret-ee-oh-KENT-ee-uhNamed for max Burret (20th century palm expert) and Kentia (referring to an old name for Howea forsteriana)
pennigerumpen-NY-ger-umBearing feathers, referring to feather-like leaves
pennigerapen-NY-ger-uhBearing feathers, referring to feather-like leaves
pennigerPEN-ny-gerBearing feathers, referring to feather-like leaves
Neomooreanee-oh-MOOR-ee-uhNamed for Frederick William Moore, 20th century British horticulturist
BarliaBAR-lee-uhNamed for Sr. Jean-Baptiste Barla, 19th century French botanist who collected orchids in Brazil
atransAY-tranzFrom the Greek a- (without) and trans (circulation), referring to the dark red-brown suffusions towards its apex

Journal Activity

66 new items.
49 new entries.

Plants Database Activity:

15 new plants.
23 new descriptions were added.
54 new images were added.
187 new content were checked off.

Member Addition Description
lexyCommentSpotted Calla Lily
(Zantedeschia albomaculata)
MaudieCommentIndian Pipe, Indianpipe, Corpse Plant, Ice Plant, Death Plant, Bird's Nest
(Monotropa uniflora)
jkom51CommentShowy Sedum, Stonecrop 'Autumn Joy (Herbstfreude)'
(Sedum hybrid)
TerryCommentAnthony Parker Sage 'Anthony Parker'
(Salvia )
AbutilonCommentCanna Lily 'Yellow Glow'
(Canna x generalis)
beckykayCommentSedum 'Tricolor'
(Sedum spurium)
MonocromaticoCommentQueen's Wreath, Bluebird Vine, Sandpaper Vine
(Petrea volubilis)
beckykayCommentShowy Sedum, Stonecrop 'Autumn Joy (Herbstfreude)'
(Sedum hybrid)
MonocromaticoCommentBromeliad
(Aechmea nudicaulis)
NurafeyCommentMexican Petunia, Desert Petunia
(Ruellia brittoniana)
philomelCommentDaphne
(Daphne collina)
MonocromaticoCommentPelican Flower, Dutchman's Pipe
(Aristolochia grandiflora)
philomelCommentWinter Daphne
(Daphne odora)
NurafeyCommentMadagascar Periwinkle, Vinca
(Catharanthus roseus)
NurafeyCommentCatnip
(Nepeta cataria)
NurafeyCommentMexican Heather, False Heather
(Cuphea hyssopifolia)
lindahCommentDaylily 'Pojo'
(Hemerocallis )
MonocromaticoCommentBird Beak Orchid
(Oncidium ornithorhynchum)
MonocromaticoCommentOrchid
(Laelia tenebrosa)
MonocromaticoCommentIxora
(Ixora coccinea)
ArbaStarCommentCommon Mullein, Aaron's Rod, Adam's Flannel, Fairy Tale Plant
(Verbascum thapsus)
MonocromaticoCommentCastor Bean, Caster Oil Plant, Mole Bean, Higuera Infernal
(Ricinus communis)
MonocromaticoCommentCoconut Orchid; Coconut Pie Orchid
(Maxillaria tenuifolia)
philomelImage
Ramsons, Wild Garlic
(Allium ursinum)
kirklamsImage
Rose 'Fellenberg (1835)'
(Rosa Noisette (OGR))
kirklamsImage
Rose 'Fellenberg (1835)'
(Rosa Noisette (OGR))
kirklamsImage
Rose 'Champneys' Pink Cluster (1811)'
(Rosa Noisette (OGR))
kirklamsImage
Rose 'Natchitoches Noisette'
(Rosa Noisette (OGR))
LophophoraImage
Orchid 'Stardust Fire Bird'
(Dendrobium )
LophophoraImage
Orchid 'Stardust Fire Bird'
(Dendrobium )
LophophoraImage
Orchid 'Rainbow Dancer'
(Dendrobium )
LophophoraImage
Orchid 'Rainbow Dancer'
(Dendrobium )
BadseedImage
Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris 'Yo-Yo'
(Iris )
KelliImage
Scarlet Flax 'Rubrum'
(Linum grandiflorum)
AbutilonImage
Canna Lily 'Yellow Glow'
(Canna x generalis)
hczone6Image
Spike Speedwell 'Red Fox'
(Veronica spicata)
hczone6Image
Spike Speedwell 'Red Fox'
(Veronica spicata)
hczone6Image
Spike Speedwell 'Red Fox'
(Veronica spicata)
KelliImage
False Banana, Red Abyssinian Banana, Wild Banana
(Ensete ventricosum)
lexyImage
Hellebore
(Helleborus x hybridus)
MitjoImage
Voodoo Lily
(Sauromatum guttatum)
MonocromaticoImage
Firecracker Plant, Coral Plant, Coralblow, Fountain Plant
(Russelia equisetiformis)
ulfhockeImage
Corydalis
(Corydalis bracteata)
MonocromaticoImage
Firecracker Plant, Coral Plant, Coralblow, Fountain Plant
(Russelia equisetiformis)
MonocromaticoImage
Bromeliad
(Aechmea nudicaulis)
MonocromaticoImage
Bromeliad
(Aechmea nudicaulis)
KelliImage
Tulip, Darwin hybrids
(Tulipa hybrids)
KelliImage
Bearded Iris, Flag
(Iris germanica)
philomelImage
English Bluebell, Wild Hyacinth
(Hyacinthoides non-scripta)
hczone6Image
Speedwell 'Sunnyborder Blue'
(Veronica austriaca)
hczone6Image
Speedwell 'Sunnyborder Blue'
(Veronica austriaca)
philomelImage
Daphne
(Daphne collina)
MonocromaticoImage
Pelican Flower, Dutchman's Pipe
(Aristolochia grandiflora)
MonocromaticoImage
Queen's Wreath, Bluebird Vine, Sandpaper Vine
(Petrea volubilis)
philomelImage
Winter Daphne
(Daphne odora)
MonocromaticoImage
Plumbago, Cape Leadwort
(Plumbago auriculata)
abbyreneeImage
Million Bells
(Calibrachoa x hybridus)
easter0794Image
Palm Grass
(Curculigo capitulata)
easter0794Image
Palm Grass
(Curculigo capitulata)
MonocromaticoImage
Cocoa Tree, Cacao
(Theobroma cacao)
MonocromaticoImage
Bird of Paradise, Crane Flower
(Strelitzia reginae)
MonocromaticoImage
Pomegranate, Granate Apple
(Punica granatum)
BadseedImage
Anise Hyssop, Licorice Mint
(Agastache foeniculum)
BadseedImage
Lion's Ear
(Leonotis leonurus)
BadseedImage
Mexican Hats, Grey Headed Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Yellow Coneflower, Red Hats
(Ratibida columnifera)
azsteve905Image
Louisiana Iris 'Ann Chowning'
(Iris )
MonocromaticoImage
Orchid
(Laelia tenebrosa)
MonocromaticoImage
Orchid
(Laelia tenebrosa)
MonocromaticoImage
Orchid
(Laelia tenebrosa)
2greenthumbsImage
Castor Bean, Caster Oil Plant, Mole Bean, Higuera Infernal
(Ricinus communis)
MonocromaticoImage
Ixora
(Ixora coccinea)
ArtyMissImage
Flame Azalea
(Rhododendron calendulaceum)
ArtyMissImage
Tea Rose 'Chicago Peace'
( Hybrid)
ArtyMissImage
Rose 'Angel Face (1968)'
(Rosa Floribunda)
ArtyMissImage
Columbine 'Songbird "Robin"'
(Aquilegia x hybrida)
MonocromaticoImage
Coconut Orchid; Coconut Pie Orchid
(Maxillaria tenuifolia)
ArtyMissImage
Rose: Clothilde Soupert, Climbing
(Rosa cv (Polyantha))

Garden Watchdog Activity:

No new companies were added to the database.
16 new ratings/comments were added to the database.

Member Addition Description
huggle002PositiveDutch Gardens Holland Bulbs Good Rating
heucheraPositivePlant Delights Nursery Good Rating
LKNegativeVan Dyck's Good Rating
oswaldPositiveRoslyn Nursery Good Rating
HorsegateNegativeAlchemy Works Seed Index Caution
NiesersPositiveYelm Earthworm & Castings Farm Good Rating
NiesersPositiveNatural Gardening Company, The Good Rating
changspaNegativeJackson and Perkins Good Rating
BerryGuyNeutralAesthetic Gardens Neutral rating
GREENJEANPositiveAmity Heritage Roses Good Rating
nevadagdnNeutralJackson and Perkins Good Rating
GREENJEANNegativeThompson and Morgan (US) Good Rating
MalachiPositiveRaintree Nursery Good Rating
erinysNeutralDirect Gardening Caution
TomUbertoPositiveCamellias Direct Good Rating
dbarronPositiveH & H Botanicals Good Rating

Final Notes

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Have a good day, and happy gardening!

Dave Whitinger, StandardOut.com

 

And that's the way it was... April 24, 2003