PUT THE POLITICIANS ON THE MINIMUM WAGE AND WATCH HOW FAST THINGS CHANGE
Civilisation has operated in two ways - To make one part of society more affluent and the other more wretched than would have been the lot of either in a natural state
There are Natural Rights and Civil Rights. Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness
Where Our Power to Execute Our Natural Rights is Perfect, Government has No Legitimate Jurisdiction
When the Forces for War are Greater than the Forces for Peace   Then the World is in Danger
Politics is not a Dirty Word. It is a Way of Life. How is Your Way of Life Today ?

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Garden.org Newsletter

May 25, 2019 – Issue #410

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Articles to read
Weeds- Curly Dock

Curly dock (Rumex crispus) is a hardy perennial weed found in most American gardens that is anchored by a branched taproot. New green leaves that emerge in spring often are tinged with red.

 
Cold-Hardy Clumping Bamboos

Bamboos have become popular landscape plants for creating garden rooms, blocking unsightly views, or lending your garden an Asian feel.

 
Butterfly Garden

ot long after we moved from our small, shady city lot to a sprawling sunny piece of land in the country, we were rewarded by a visit from a flock of monarch butterflies that

 
Parasitic Wasps

Several tiny wasps are parasites of garden pests. Most common are the Ichneumon wasps, Braconid wasps (pictured above), and Chalcid wasps.

 
Planting Raspberries

aspberries thrive in well-worked, well-fed, slightly acid soil (pH 5.5 to 6.8). Like most fruits, they crave sunlight and plenty of moisture, but adequate drainage is critical. Take the time to eliminate perennial weeds as much as possible, either by repeated tilling or by planting a cover crop a year in advance. Be sure to mix in some 10-10-10

 
Growing Marjoram

Shakespeare knew his herbs, and characterized them in his work. In All?s Well that Ends Well, someone gives a compliment, describing another as, “the sweet marjoram of the salad, or rather the herb of grace.”

 
Weeds- Horsetail

Horsetail (Equisetum arvense) has been around since dinosaur days. It is a common perennial weed in the northern half of North America, especially in moist soils. Upright stems with cone-like tips bear spores, but horsetail owes its staying power to spreading roots.

 
Lovely new photos from this week
Tall Bearded Iris (Iris ‘Pretty Ballerina’)
by cliftoncat:

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Daylily (Hemerocallis ‘Diamond Shores’)
by Betja:

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Tall Bearded Iris (Iris ‘Pretty Ballerina’)
by cliftoncat:

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Pineapple Guava (Acca sellowiana)
by dawiz1753:

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Hoyas (Hoya)
by plantladylin:

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Streptocarpus Ladyslippers™ Grape Ice
by flowerpower35:

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Daylily (Hemerocallis ‘Kingdom Without End’)
by pinkiris:

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Ice Plant (Delosperma cooperi ‘Jewel of Desert Peridot’)
by BlueOddish:

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Japanese Cobra Lily (Arisaema sikokianum)
by kniphofia:

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Easter Lily Cactus (Echinopsis ancistrophora ‘Dominos’)
by carlysuko:

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Active discussions from our forums
 
SubjectAreaReplies
Hillside Happenings ’19Irises forum28
Box store bagged roses.Roses forum27
Rose IdentificationRoses forum22
New roses from Monrovia NurseryRoses forum20
Some of my bouquetsRoses forum20
She was a sweetie and a great companionBlog post: Penny19
Banner for May 19, 2019 by EscondidoCalSite Banners forum18
I messed up my peace lily badAsk a Question forum17
Anybody know what kind of cactus this Is?Plant ID forum17
 
The numbers from last week:
 
1,174 members joined.
5,425 posts written in our forums.
1,209 photos posted to the plant database.
1,194 plants added to personal inventory lists.
 
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