National Gardening Association: Gardening Resources

National Gardening Association: Gardening Resources

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PVC Pipe Strawberry TowerPVC Pipe Strawberry Tower
By Englishgardener, September 24, 2016

How to create a tower of fresh strawberries when you have no space.

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Relationship-Building ProjectsRelationship-Building Projects
By Cuzz4short, September 22, 2016

Your significant other isn't really into your gardening or plant culture? Get creative and find ways to involve them. You just might spark their interest..

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Garden Recycling with Plastic Bread TraysGarden Recycling with Plastic Bread Trays
By Kathy547, September 20, 2016

Uses for bread trays in and around the yard and garden.

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The Brown-Thumbed Gardener Strikes Again! My Christmas Amaryllis Project Part 2The Brown-Thumbed Gardener Strikes Again! My Christmas Amaryllis Project Part 2
By PAgirl63, September 18, 2016

On January 24, 2015, I had an article published about growing Amaryllis flowers from bulbs that were encased in wax. I thought you might like to know how things turned out.

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Keeping Track of Your Garden Beds and Plants Using a CameraKeeping Track of Your Garden Beds and Plants Using a Camera
By beckygardener, September 16, 2016

Many gardeners need a way to easily keep track of their garden beds as well as their plants (especially if they are hybridizing). With camera in hand, I came up with two ideas that have worked for me.

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The September 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The September 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave, September 12, 2016

Get out your acorns!!

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Mini Greenhouse from Old Floppy Disk Storage CasesMini Greenhouse from Old Floppy Disk Storage Cases
By herrwood, September 10, 2016

You remember floppy disks (if not, ask your parents). Everyone had them and saved copies of backup disks in these boxes . Well, it's time to give them a new life as mini greenhouses.

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Protecting the Pollen!  (...and the Pods?)Protecting the Pollen! (...and the Pods?)
By Polymerous, September 8, 2016

Every morning during daylily season, it has been a race to get to the daylilies and get their pollen before the marauding carpenter bees swoop in and steal it. Here is how I finally foiled them.

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Simple, Inexpensive Vertical GardeningSimple, Inexpensive Vertical Gardening
By Englishgardener, September 6, 2016

Vertical gardening is the ideal solution wherever space is at a premium. Create a vertical herb garden right outside your kitchen door. Do you live in a condo with a small patio? No problem. Vertical gardening is the Ideal solution.

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The newest comments to the plant database:
By farmerdill on Sep 27, 2016 6:05 PM, concerning plant: Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum 'Jetsetter')

A 1998 introduction from Petoseed (Seminis). An early round red in the 6-8 oz class. Compact determinate that sets a large crown set, very productive and good flavor for an early (72 day) variety. Good disease package. Hybrid. Good for a concentrated early crop as it peters out about the time maincrop varieties come on line.

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By csandt on Sep 27, 2016 8:56 AM, concerning plant: Rose (Rosa 'Savannah')

I planted three own-root 'Savannah' bushes from Chamblee's Rose Nursery in spring, 2016. I enjoyed beautiful foliage and wonderfully fragrant blooms intermittently from June 7 through fall without the use of any pesticides. The blooms did not suffer brown edges as did 'Beverly' and 'Wedding Bells'.

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By Australis on Sep 26, 2016 1:21 AM, concerning plant: Orchid (Gomettia Freckles)

The full parentage is: Gomesa sarcodes X Comparettia macroplectron

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By Australis on Sep 25, 2016 8:52 PM, concerning plant: Epilaeliopsis x yumanensis

This is a natural hybrid: Laeliopsis domingensis X Epidendrum olivaceum.

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By Australis on Sep 25, 2016 4:01 AM, concerning plant: Orchid (Guaritonia Why Not)

Full parentage is currently recorded as: Guarianthe aurantiaca X Broughtonia sanguinea

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