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Conclusion:  AHS Region 1 Annual Meeting DiaryConclusion: AHS Region 1 Annual Meeting Diary
By LarryR, August 11, 2015

Karole Emmerich's address and a pleasant surprise conclude the annual meeting.

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Day Two at the AHS Region 1 Annual MeetingDay Two at the AHS Region 1 Annual Meeting
By LarryR, August 10, 2015

This article is a continuation of the diary I kept at my first official daylily meeting.

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Daylily Diary:  Annual Meeting of AHS Region 1, July 17-18, Marshalltown, IowaDaylily Diary: Annual Meeting of AHS Region 1, July 17-18, Marshalltown, Iowa
By LarryR, August 9, 2015

Although Daylily Week at ATP is history, I’d like to share with you my personal experiences at the 2015 AHS Region 1 annual meeting. As a newly minted hybridizer, this was my first attendance at a formal daylily meeting.

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The August 2015 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The August 2015 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave, August 8, 2015

You're never going to believe this awesome raffle. There will be 15 winners - our most ever! Come in, take a look, and buy your tickets!

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Summer Vegetables Celebration WrapupSummer Vegetables Celebration Wrapup
By dave, August 7, 2015

We're nearing the end of our Summer Veggies Week, and it was a great one! Let's have a look at some of the highlights from the week.

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Searching for a More Productive Method of Growing TomatoesSearching for a More Productive Method of Growing Tomatoes
By profesora, August 6, 2015

Tomatoes are a prized commodity for me because I annually can 10 to 12 gallons of salsa in various degrees of spiciness.

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Freeze Whole TomatoesFreeze Whole Tomatoes
By BookerC1, August 6, 2015

Have a bumper crop of tomatoes, but no time to deal with them right away? Freeze for later!

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Romanesco, the Unearthly VegetableRomanesco, the Unearthly Vegetable
By ediblelandscapingsc, August 5, 2015

Sometimes a plant just stops you in your tracks. Romanesco is one of those plants both in the garden and on your plate.

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Of Cowpeas, Butterbeans and OkraOf Cowpeas, Butterbeans and Okra
By farmerdill, August 4, 2015

August here in Georgia is tough on vegetables.Triple-digit temps drive us all to seeking a little shade. The spring vegetables are long gone, summer vegetables are going into intermission, snd corn is in the freezer. But there are a few that love it, the foremost being cowpeas, butter beans, and okra.

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Asparagus, the Perennial Vegetable That Keeps GivingAsparagus, the Perennial Vegetable That Keeps Giving
By ediblelandscapingsc, August 3, 2015

How would you like to plant a vegetable once and harvest it repeatedly for 20 years or more? With Asparagus you can do just that.

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Use Q-Tips To Pollinate Summer SquashUse Q-Tips To Pollinate Summer Squash
By Newyorkrita, August 2, 2015

A lack of bees in the early spring means that your summer squash might not develop. Help them out by pollinating those flowers yourself.

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The Top Tomatoes, Peppers and EggplantsThe Top Tomatoes, Peppers and Eggplants
By dave, August 1, 2015

Tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants are all in the nightshade family. Let's open the Summer Vegetables Celebration Week with a look at the top varieties of each of these highly popular home garden vegetables.

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How To Manage Your Plant List on All Things PlantsHow To Manage Your Plant List on All Things Plants
By dave, July 31, 2015

This is a video tutorial on how to get started managing your inventory of plants on ATP. In this ten minute video, I demonstrate most of the features of the plant list. At the end, you'll know everything you need to know about managing your inventory of plants!

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Determining the Daylily Characteristics I LikedDetermining the Daylily Characteristics I Liked
By profesora, July 30, 2015

Every daylily has a pretty face, and some daylilies have a lot more to offer besides the pretty face. Discovering what else I wanted in a daylily was a long journey.

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Daylily Hybridizing TipsDaylily Hybridizing Tips
By Lalambchop1, July 29, 2015

I've been hybridizing for a few years and have been helped along by some of the giants in the industry. Here are some things I've learned...

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Smart and Frugal Thinning of SeedlingsSmart and Frugal Thinning of Seedlings
By dave, July 28, 2015

In this video, Trish demonstrates how she manages her trays of seedlings. Rather than simply cut away excess seedlings in a tray, she divides the seedlings and pots them up into empty cells. This way she ends up with full trays of seedlings with very few wasted plants.

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Red Currants. These Old-Time Shrub Fruits Are Easy To GrowRed Currants. These Old-Time Shrub Fruits Are Easy To Grow
By Newyorkrita, July 27, 2015

Red Currants grew in our garden from the time of my childhood. My mother cooked them for jams, but I loved to simply pick them and eat them fresh.

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Let's do the Drawing for the July Not-a-Raffle-RaffleLet's do the Drawing for the July Not-a-Raffle-Raffle
By dave, July 27, 2015

Here it is! Seven lucky winners for the July raffle. Come in, enjoy the video, and see who won this month.

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Mowing TipMowing Tip
By Xeramtheum, July 26, 2015

This little tip will help your lawn be healthier and more attractive.

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Inexpensive Plant MarkersInexpensive Plant Markers
By beckygardener, July 25, 2015

Need an inexpensive plant marker? This marker is cheap to make and almost invisible, too!

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Daylilies Celebration Week Wrap UpDaylilies Celebration Week Wrap Up
By dave, July 24, 2015

Is daylilies celebration week already over? The good news is the fun doesn't end today, and we will continue to share our daylily photos, ideas, and inspirations forever. But for now, let's look at the highlights from this past week.

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Growing Daylilies from SeedGrowing Daylilies from Seed
By beckygardener, July 23, 2015

Growing hybrids from seeds is fun and an easy way to add more daylilies to your garden!

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ATP Podcast #93: Celebrating DayliliesATP Podcast #93: Celebrating Daylilies
By dave, July 22, 2015

Trish is sitting aside for this episode, and joining me in the studio to talk daylilies is Jon Whitinger, gardener, software programmer, hybridizer and 14 year old all around nice guy.

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The Usefulness of Creating Pedigree Charts When HybridizingThe Usefulness of Creating Pedigree Charts When Hybridizing
By beckygardener, July 21, 2015

Ever wonder how some daylily flowers developed the "look" they are sporting? Researching back into their genetic tree can be revealing! Creating a pedigree chart can be a very useful hybridizing tool.

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Parking Lot DayliliesParking Lot Daylilies
By Newyorkrita, July 20, 2015

In towns and cities all over Long Island, daylilies brighten shopping center parking lots with lively blooms.

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