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May 10, 2019 Botanical Intuition, Leonard Mascall, John Hope, Alan Grimmel, Canada’s Compost Week, The Friends School Plant Sale, Cecelia Payne, Botanical Sketchbook, Helen and William Bynum, Photo Friday, and Mascall on Tree Placement

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Have you ever intuited the name of a plant? A few years ago, I traveled to San Diego. I was sitting on a bench outside the hotel, and I spied the most amazing blossom – three bright orange petals and three blue petals – it looked like the head of a bird. My mind latched onto “bird of paradise,” I looked it up on my phone, and sure enough, it was just that. These are the moments that scientist Celia…

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May 9, 2019 Your Impact on Your Garden, Alexandre Cassini, Lewis and Clark and Le Page, the Delaware State Flower, Hewett Watson, A Nation in Bloom, Matthew Biggs, Prune Time, and Erwin Frink Smith

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Take two gardeners. Have them grow up learning to garden from the same person. Have them read the same books on gardening. Have them go to the same gardening workshops. Have them tour the same public gardens.   Yet, their gardens will look different from each other. Unique. Gardens are art. They are personal. Remember that the next time you are trying to copy the look of another garden.   The difference isn’t just topographical… When it comes to your…

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May 8, 2019 Plant Problems, the US Botanic Garden, Emil Christian Hansen, Paul Kremer, Veggie by Orbitec, Sir David Attenborough, Chris Woods, Gardenlust, Angelica archangelica, and a 1912 Recipe for Rhubarb Pudding

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Do you know the saying bad things come in threes? The dishwasher stops working. You get in a car accident. Your credit card gets stolen. Well, when it comes to our plants, like us, they can be experiencing a constellation of problems as well. Yet, we often see plants as far less complex, minimizing their needs to a singular solution. “It just needs more sun.” “Better drainage will do the trick.” Instead of just trying one solution, consider that maybe…

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