Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco’

August 9, 2019 Plant Surprises, Ludwig Winter, Walden, George Vasey, Helen Duranc, Bunny Melon, Richard Combe Miller, Holistic Herbal, David Hoffman, Black Lace Black Elder, Flame Tree, and San Francisco

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Every now and then, plants can surprise you.   In this case I’m talking about more than just a beautiful bloom or general survival. I’m talking about variations that could lead to exciting new varieties. This topic was covered in the newspaper out of Richmond Indiana on this day in 1938.   Here’s what it…

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June 26, 2019 Moving a Bumblebee Nest, Charles Newbold, Charles Christopher Perry, The Rolling Stones, Margaret Morse Nice, Annette Wynne, Diana Wells, Planting Sunflower Seeds, and San Francisco Gardener John McLaren

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Have you ever needed to move a bumblebee nest?   We discovered a nest under the basketball hoop on the driveway when the guys came to sealcoat.   To move it, I waited until dusk. Then I grabbed a terra cotta pot that was a little bigger than the nest…  and my pizza peel from…

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