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 ?

TIME TO TIDY THE GARDEN ?

 

 
   Pruning Hot Lips Salvia   

October 6, 2018

 

 

“How far back should I prune my Hot Lips Salvias? They are approximately
3′ high and at least that wide. Should I cut them back by 2/3?? Should I
do the pruning in early January and, if not then, when should it be done.
I live in Westchester not far from LAX.” – Read the answer

 

 

ARTICLES TO READ

When You Garden You Grow
Gardening has taken me to new places and given me new experiences that I never imagined. I began gardening to relieve stress and bring a bit of nature into a harshly artificial environment in the city. Little did I know that first bag of daffodils would be the beginning of a life-changing hobby. Gardening in the city has helped me grow — socially, environmentally, nutritionally, and spiritually.

 
All About Crocus
A sure sign of spring, crocuses have low-growing, colorful, cup-shaped flowers that are a welcome sight in garden beds and lawns.

 
National Gardening Association Top 10 Roses for 2017
Out of 6,713 in our Roses Database, our members have ranked these as our current favorites. The list changes from year to year, but one thing is for sure- you will be happy with any (and all!) of these roses in your landscaping.

 
Plant Care: Peonies
Check out our plant care and collection of varities of Peonies.

 
Plant Care: Mints
Check out our plant care and collection of varities of Mints.

 
Plant Care: Aloes
Check out our plant care and collection of varities of Aloes.

 

AWESOME NEW PHOTOS FROM THIS WEEK

Landscape view by Earthing
Landscape view by frankrichards16
Landscape view by mbotanas
Landscape view by Altheabyanothername
 

NOTABLE DISCUSSIONS FROM OUR FORUMS

 
 
SubjectAreaReplies
October 2018 — Photos and ChatRoses forum42
Our Orchid blooms in October 2018Orchids forum33
Critter cam, what is pulling up the semps?Sempervivum and Jovibarba forum27
Pop up problem on iPadSite Talk forum20
My very first iris garden bed…Irises forum19
Favourite cacti and aizoaceae to grow from seeds?Cactus and Tender Succulents forum19
Uh oh… some more blooms… and chickies!Roses forum19
Dwelling looking for a tenantCactus and Tender Succulents forum19
Deer eating everythingAll Things Gardening forum18
 

THE NUMBERS FROM LAST WEEK:

 
627 members joined.
4,371 posts written in our forums.
852 photos posted to the plant database.
736 plants added to personal inventory lists.


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