Dave's Garden Newsletter

Covering the events of January 19

... in which ...

95 signed up. Our membership grew by 0.12% yesterday.
938 posts were made.
2 companies were added to the Garden Watchdog.
16 ratings were added to the Garden Watchdog.
45 plants were added to the Plants Database.
25 comments were added to the Plants Database.
226 checkboxes were added to the Plants Database.
47 snapshots were added to the Plants Database.
14 entries were added to Botanary.

A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.


Gardening Quote of the Day

"Zucchinis terrific! Like bunnies, prolific. "

( -- Unknown)

Forum Photo of the Day

Subject: Brugie, my alley and I
By monika


Plants Database Photo of the Day

Calamondin Orange, Panama Orange
X Citrofortunella microcarpa
By Thaumaturgist

Forum Activity

A grand total of 938 posts were made yesterday.

Forum Posts
Brugmansias and Friends107 posts.
PDB Pictures77 posts.
General Discussion74 posts.
Parking Lot62 posts.
Photos54 posts.
Seed Trading51 posts.
Recipes45 posts.
Computer Talk43 posts.
Garden Talk34 posts.
Dirt Cheap30 posts.
Prayer Requests28 posts.
Pets23 posts.
Identification23 posts.
Plant Trading22 posts.
Co-Op20 posts.
Roundup19 posts.
Health, Dieting and Beauty19 posts.
Roses19 posts.
Dave's Garden19 posts.
Frequently Asked Questions17 posts.
Tomatoes15 posts.
Cactus and Succulents15 posts.
Bulbs12 posts.
Propagation11 posts.
Home and Crafts10 posts.
Jokes and Chat10 posts.
Geraniaceae8 posts.
Pollbooth7 posts.
Vines and Climbers7 posts.
Tropicals7 posts.
Vegetable Gardening6 posts.
Market Growers5 posts.
Orchids4 posts.
Day Lilies4 posts.
Media3 posts.
Saving Seeds3 posts.
Hostas3 posts.
European3 posts.
Welcome Mat3 posts.
Soil3 posts.
Farm Life2 posts.
Legumes2 posts.
Heirlooms2 posts.
Hoyas2 posts.
Canadian Trading1 post.
Wild Life1 post.
Camera Talk1 post.
Herbs1 post.
Trees & Shrubs1 post.

New Botanary Words

Name Pronunciation Meaning
bispinosa  by-spin-OH-suh  Two-spined  
bispinosum  by-spin-OH-sum  Two-spined  
coronalis  kor-oh-NAL-is  From the Latin corona (crown)  
cruciatum  kruks-ee-AY-tum  Crossed  
cruciata  kruks-ee-AY-tuh  Crossed  
angulatum  ang-yoo-LAY-tum  Angular  
angulatus  ang-yoo-LAY-tus  Angular  
tuberculifera  tew-ber-kew-LIF-er-uh  With tubercles or bumps  
puberulum  pub-ER-uh-lum  With tiny hairs  
puberulus  pub-ER-uh-lus  With tiny hairs  
Burnettia  burn-ET-ee-uh  Named for Gilbert Thomas Burnett, 19th century professor of botany, the first at King's College, University of London  
Lyperanthus  ly-per-AN-thus  From the Greek, lyperos (mournful) and anthos (flower), referring to the fact that one species turns black after flowering  
megalaster  meg-AL-as-ter  Large star  
Marsdenia  mars-DEN-ee-uh  Named for William Marsden, 19th century secretary to the Admiralty, orientalist, traveller and plant collector  

Journal Activity

107 new items.
26 new entries.

Plants Database Activity:

45 new plants.
25 new descriptions were added.
47 new images were added.
226 new content were checked off.

Member Addition Description
xyrisCommentCreeping Princess Flower
Schizocentron elegans
xyrisCommentColima, Lime Prickly-Ash, Wild Lime, Arum Lily
Zanthoxylum fagara
suncatcheracresCommentNasturtium 'Empress of India'
Tropaeolum majus
xyrisCommentOrange Tulip Ginger, Spiral Ginger
Costus curvibracteatus
nearindyCommentTall Bearded Iris 'City Lights'
Iris
nearindyCommentTall Bearded Iris 'Come What May'
Iris
nearindyCommentTall Bearded Iris 'Wabash (Williamson, 1936)'
Iris
htopCommentEncore Series Azalea 'Autumn Empress™ PPIP'
Rhododendron hybrid
MonocromaticoCommentCedar of Goa, Mexican Cypress
Cupressus lusitanica
FarmerdillCommentBeet 'Burpee's White'
Beta vulgaris
FarmerdillCommentEnglish Pea 'Early Alaska'
Pisum sativum
FarmerdillCommentEnglish Pea 'Blue Bantam'
Pisum sativus
MonocromaticoCommentOriental White Cedar, Oriental Arbovitae
Platycladus orientalis
FarmerdillCommentEnglish pea 'Early Bird'
Pisum sativum
FarmerdillCommentEnglish pea 'Freezonian'
Pisum sativum
FarmerdillCommentEnglish pea 'Freezer'
Pisum sativum
FarmerdillCommentEnglish pea 'Frosty'
Pisum sativum
FarmerdillCommentEnglish pea 'Green Arrow'
Pisum sativum
FarmerdillCommentEnglish pea 'Little Marvel'
Pisum sativum
FarmerdillCommentCantaloupe 'Alaska (hybrid)'
Cucumis melo
FarmerdillCommentCantaloupe 'So Sweet (hybrid)'
Cucumis melo
KarennCommentPoppy Anemone
Anemone coronaria
FlitCommentMexican Bush Sage 'Midnight'
Salvia leucantha
sonnysCommentTomato 'Jet Star'
Lycopersicon lycopersicum
wentzelCommentCoastal Banksia
Banksia integrifolia
12344Image
Daylily 'Norton Orange'
(Hemerocallis )
12344Image
Daylily 'Intermediar'
(Hemerocallis )
palmbobImage
Shaving Brush Tree
(Pseudobombax ellipticum)
palmbobImage
Mexican boulder
(Calibanus hookeri)
palmbobImage
Mexican boulder
(Calibanus hookeri)
palmbobImage
Elephant's Foot, Turtleback Plant
(Dioscorea macrostachys)
12344Image
Shrub Rose 'Angela (aka Angelica)'
(Rosa )
12344Image
Shrub Rose 'Applejack (1973; aka Apple Jack)'
(Rosa )
ThaumaturgistImage
Calamondin Orange, Panama Orange
(X Citrofortunella microcarpa)
ThaumaturgistImage
Calamondin Orange, Panama Orange
(X Citrofortunella microcarpa)
kennedyhImage
Hare Orchid
(Leptoceras menziesii)
kennedyhImage
Hare Orchid
(Leptoceras menziesii)
montereyImage
Flowering Maple 'Victory'
(Abutilon megapotamicum)
montereyImage
Iceland poppy, Arctic poppy
(Papaver nudicaule)
montereyImage
Iceland poppy, Arctic poppy
(Papaver nudicaule)
montereyImage
Iceland poppy, Arctic poppy
(Papaver nudicaule)
ThaumaturgistImage
Calamondin Orange, Panama Orange
(X Citrofortunella microcarpa)
carolannImage
Daylily 'Deborah Kay'
(Hemerocallis )
carolannImage
Daylily 'Francis Of Assisi'
(Hemerocallis )
MargiempvImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Three Strikes (Annand, 1998)'
(Iris )
MargiempvImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Tiger Honey (Kasperek, 1993)'
(Iris )
MargiempvImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'When You Wish (Dickey, 1998)'
(Iris )
MargiempvImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'World Premier (Schreiner, 1998)'
(Iris )
xyrisImage
Creeping Princess Flower
(Schizocentron elegans)
xyrisImage
Creeping Princess Flower
(Schizocentron elegans)
bootandallImage
Garden Phlox
(Phlox paniculata)
ToxicodendronImage
Dwarf Mondo Grass 'Nana'
(Ophiopogon japonicus)
ToxicodendronImage
Vernal Witchhazel
(Hamamelis vernalis)
ToxicodendronImage
Silver Squill, Violet Squill
(Ledebouria socialis)
ToxicodendronImage
Hosta 'Ventricosa'
(Hosta )
htopImage
Encore Series Azalea 'Autumn Empress™ PPIP'
(Rhododendron hybrid)
nearindyImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Wabash (Williamson, 1936)'
(Iris )
MonocromaticoImage
Cedar of Goa, Mexican Cypress
(Cupressus lusitanica)
MonocromaticoImage
Cedar of Goa, Mexican Cypress
(Cupressus lusitanica)
htopImage
Asparagus Fern, Sprenger Asparagus 'Sprengeri'
(Asparagus densiflorus)
KelliImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Shaft of Gold'
(Iris )
kennedyhImage
Bog Star, Fringed Grass-of-Parnassus, Rocky Mountain Parnassia
(Parnassia fimbriata)
kennedyhImage
Cluster-flower Geebung
(Persoonia confertiflora)
tarpon13Image
Silver Leafed Princess Flower
(Tibouchina heteromalla)
DeaImage
Engelmann Spruce
(Picea engelmannii)
DeaImage
Colorado Spruce, Blue Spruce
(Picea pungens)
carolannImage
Daylily 'Moonlight Mist'
(Hemerocallis )
carolannImage
Daylily 'Victoria Elizabeth Barnes'
(Hemerocallis )
NancymoImage
Tall Bearded Iris 'Pandora's Purple (Ensminger, 1980)'
(Iris )
FloridianImage
Dwarf Walter's Viburnum 'Mrs Schiller's Delight'
(Viburnum obovatum)
FloridianImage
Carolina Cranesbill
(Geranium carolinianum)
FlitImage
Mexican Bush Sage 'Midnight'
(Salvia leucantha)

Garden Watchdog Activity:

2 new companies were added to the database.
16 new ratings/comments were added to the database.

Member Addition Description
bigfatslobNegativeNichols Garden Nursery Good Rating
patischellNeutralGlasshouse Works Neutral rating
kyrabearPositiveHeirloom Roses Good Rating
sunmicromanPositiveMesa Garden Good Rating
ephemerisPositiveWorm's Way Online Gardening Center Good Rating
RamnycPositiveBrushwood Nursery Good Rating
sunmicromanPositiveDesert Nursery Good Rating
sunmicromanPositiveDesertland Nursery & Pottery (formerly Aztekakti Nursery) Good Rating
AparkplacePositiveMusser Forests, Inc. Good Rating
sunmicromanPositiveGoing Bananas Good Rating
sunmicromanPositiveMidwest Cactus Good Rating
sunmicromanPositiveIntermountain Cactus Good Rating
BruMetaPositiveRock Spray Nursery Good Rating
sunmicromanPositivePacific Tree Farms Good Rating
9137NegativePonds & Gardens of Limekiln Caution
TerryCompany MessageSimonton Bridge Daylily Farm

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Have a good day, and happy gardening!

Dave Whitinger, StandardOut.com

 

And that's the way it was... January 19, 2003