National Gardening Association: Gardening Resources

National Gardening Association: Gardening Resources

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Making a Pedigree Chart for Your Daylily SeedlingsMaking a Pedigree Chart for Your Daylily Seedlings
By cybersix, June 24, 2016

How to make a beautiful pedigree chart to keep track of the parentage of your seedlings and crosses

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Protecting Bulbs from SquirrelsProtecting Bulbs from Squirrels
By Suga, June 22, 2016

This is my accidental solution to a squirrel problem.

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Climbing Trellis Using 4 Cattle PanelsClimbing Trellis Using 4 Cattle Panels
By Thomas75, June 20, 2016

This is a simple and easy-to-build climbing trellis, either permanent or seasonal, for all types of climbing or vining plants.

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National Garden Bureau Accepting Applications for Therapeutic Garden GrantsNational Garden Bureau Accepting Applications for Therapeutic Garden Grants
By dave, June 17, 2016

National Garden Bureau, in an ongoing effort to raise awareness of horticulture and support the benefits of gardening, will grant $5,000 this fall to be split among three therapeutic gardens in North America.

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The June 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The June 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave, June 15, 2016

We have a huge collection of prizes put together for this month's raffle. Come check it out!

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Chemical-Free Japanese/Asian Beetle Control for RosesChemical-Free Japanese/Asian Beetle Control for Roses
By Buttonwood, June 14, 2016

This is the best method I have come across so far, coupled with milky spore.

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Natural, Non-Toxic Solution for Black Spot on RosesNatural, Non-Toxic Solution for Black Spot on Roses
By cwhitt, June 12, 2016

Here is a natural, non-toxic fix for black spot on roses that you can easily make yourself, and it costs only pennies.

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Daily Garden RecordsDaily Garden Records
By alwaysbehindMN, June 10, 2016

How many of you do a daily garden "walk-around" to see what's just come into bloom and what absolutely must be done (or should have been done yesterday), and how do you keep track of all of this?

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Recycle and DIY Garden ScoopRecycle and DIY Garden Scoop
By Eric4home, June 8, 2016

Have you ever been working with soil mixes, peat moss, or fertilizer and had to stop and retrieve or look for your scoop?

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Photo of Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Carolispider') Photo of Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Big Kiss') Photo of Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Sierra Gold') Photo of Yarrow (Achillea Anthea) Photo of Yarrow (Achillea Anthea) Photo of Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Charles Johnston') Photo of Itoh Peony (Paeonia 'Joanna Marlene') Photo of Rose (Rosa 'Stephen Rulo') Photo of Rose (Rosa 'Stephen Rulo')

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New Multi-Plant Photos
Photo by Paul2032 Photo by DominaHorti Photo by Paul2032 Photo by wildflowers Photo by nativeplantlover Photo by value4dollars Photo by Paul2032 Photo by maeesha Photo by Dragonkeep

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The newest comments to the plant database:
By Frillylily on Jun 25, 2016 8:05 AM, concerning plant: Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Blue Pink Beauty')

I love this color, but of course it is not blue. It does have a gray/lavender tone to the pink. It does not, however, open fully for me most of the time. The blooms are large and the substance is heavy. Nice scapes. This color is a little harder to find, so I still have this just for its color, but if I ever found one that opened out better, I'd trade it off.

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By mystlw on Jun 24, 2016 1:06 PM, concerning plant: Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Funny Valentine')

Beautiful flowers on a very hardy plant. I transplanted these when I first bought them, into containers that are now way too small for them in a position where they don't get enough water, and they are still blooming like crazy. The first few blooms on each plant were larger, and subsequent flowers have been slightly smaller, but there are a lot of them.

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By wildflowers on Jun 24, 2016 12:42 PM, concerning plant: Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum 'Kellogg's Breakfast')

I've tried growing this variety a couple of times before but they didn't produce much at all. Nothing like the plants growing this year! Two plants are pumping out so many huge fruits that we are sharing them with friends. Seeds from Trish and Dave in the "Beta Seed Swap." It sure makes a difference getting good quality seed! Juicy tomatoes are full of flavor.

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By Marilyn on Jun 24, 2016 12:08 AM, concerning plant: Giant Purple Sage (Salvia pachyphylla 'Blue Flame')

Giant Purple Sage (Salvia pachyphylla 'Blue Flame') is a High Country Gardens introduction.

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By mystlw on Jun 23, 2016 5:19 PM, concerning plant: Grandiflora Semi-Trailing Petunia (Petunia Sunflower Ray™)

Beautiful flowers, yellow trumpet-shaped flowers with deep brown stripes. The scent (of mine, at least) isn't as strong or sweet as the Wave series, but still a wonderful petunia scent.

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