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June 7, 2019 Garden Journal Format, Louis Claude Richard, Daniel Boone, Fletcher Steele, Jack Harlan, Jean Arp, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Robin Karson, Photo Friday, and the Southeastern Plant Symposium

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I ran across a fascinating old journal as I was researching this show – what I especially loved about it was the layout. If you want to copy it here’s what you do: Dedicate a page of your journal to each type of plant in your garden. Make some notes about the characteristics of the plant. (Maybe what you like about it as well) Then leave room to chart the significant events with the plant. For instance, after describing Kalmia Angustifolia, it says this: June 7, 1908, First Flowers June 15th Generally comes into bloom July 13 Still in flower Rarely any flowers in the autumn. Doesn’t that make for...

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Did You Know Tarragon is an Artemisia?

July 16, 2020

Like all plants in the Artemisia (“AR-tah-MEE-zee-ah”) genus, Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus) casts a gray and silvery foliage (although these pictures don’t reflect that.)    …

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Audubon’s Masterpieces by John James Audubon

August 14, 2020

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: From Garden to Grill by Elizabeth Orsini This book came out in 2017, and the subtitle is Over 250…

Charles Simic

Watermelons

August 3, 2020

by Charles Simic  Green Buddhas On the fruit stand We eat the smile And spit out the teeth. — Charles Simic, American-Serbian Poet, Watermelons  …

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