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We're Celebrating Spring Blooming Bulbs!
How Deep for Bulbs?How Deep for Bulbs?
By critterologist, March 30, 2015

You don't need to remember a lot of different rules to know how deep to plant your fall bulbs.

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Share Your Spring Blooming Bulb Photos!Share Your Spring Blooming Bulb Photos!
By dave, March 29, 2015

Do you have spring blooming bulbs in your garden or around your town this week? Share photos of them in the plant database, and enjoy looking at those posted by other members. At the end of the week, I will give a report of the most thumbed images and it'll be awesome.

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The Top 50 Most Popular Spring Blooming BulbsThe Top 50 Most Popular Spring Blooming Bulbs
By dave, March 28, 2015

We made it! Winter is over and it's springtime! Let's celebrate with a special week dedicated to these beautiful bulbs that brighten our gardens every spring, and we open that week with a look at the most popular of these plants.

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Let's Remember the MonarchsLet's Remember the Monarchs
By SCurtis, March 27, 2015

Let's all plant a butterfly garden this year to help the butterflies and bees.

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ATP Podcast #83: Our Herb SpiralATP Podcast #83: Our Herb Spiral
By dave, March 26, 2015

In this week's episode, we're going to talk about our wonderful herb spiral that we love and think that everyone should copy for their own gardens. Learn about how we made it, how we use it, what we grow on it, and why it's the best herb growing structure in the world.

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It Is Time To Bring Those Pelargoniums out of HibernationIt Is Time To Bring Those Pelargoniums out of Hibernation
By jvdubb, March 25, 2015

The days are getting longer and spring is just around the corner. March is a good time to bring those Pelargoniums you tucked away for winter back out into the world.

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The Wonderful ComfreyThe Wonderful Comfrey
By dave, March 24, 2015

Comfrey is incredible. It's a soil builder, a fertilizer, a compost enhancer, has medicinal properties, is a good feed source for animals, and much more. Let's talk about this chief of plants.

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Winter Assessments as Snow RecedesWinter Assessments as Snow Recedes
By chelle, March 23, 2015

Right now is one of the best opportunities to actually see the garden, while the distractions of new sprouts, early blooms, and weedy patches screaming for attention are still weeks away.

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Mid-Winter Garden BluesMid-Winter Garden Blues
By Weedwhacker, March 22, 2015

What’s a northern gardener to do??

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The newest comments to the plant database:
By Moonhowl on Mar 29, 2015 5:51 PM, concerning plant: Hosta (Hosta 'Humpback Whale')

Hosta 'Humpback Whale' , introduced in 2012 following breeder Mildred Seaver's death. It was reported that this giant blue green hosta was auctioned at the 2006 AHS convention for $3700 for a single plant.

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By Moonhowl on Mar 29, 2015 5:36 PM, concerning plant: Hosta (Hosta 'T-rex')

Hosta' T-Rex' ,also called Tom Rex, is from a cross of H montana f. Macrophylla X 'Big John"

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By Moonhowl on Mar 29, 2015 5:31 PM, concerning plant: Hosta (Hosta 'Komodo Dragon')

Hosta 'Komodo Dragon' was introduced by Mildred Seaver, one of 95 introductions to the list of
her hosta cultivars.

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By Moonhowl on Mar 29, 2015 5:25 PM, concerning plant: Hosta (Hosta 'Empress Wu')

Hosta 'Empress Wu' is considered to be the largest leaf hosta and was introduced by Brian and Virginia Skaggs. It was a selected seedling of Hosta 'Big John' (Clarence Owens 1986)

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By Calif_Sue on Mar 28, 2015 8:25 PM, concerning plant: Sturt's Desert Pea (Swainsona formosa)

Australian native flower that is the state floral emblem for South Australia

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