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Nov 22, 2009
Garden Visits
Last week, I tried to go to the Botanic Gardens at Cranbourne near Melbourne but, with the extreme heat and drought, the gardens were closed due to fire danger. Fire, heat and drought are...
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Nov 17, 2009
Random Notes
Just a few short items today, drinking buddies. ITEM: I was going to blog about my fab weekend road trip to Eugene to see the Pixies, but the only photo that came out was this one. Just to...
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Nov 16, 2009
Garden Visits
Australia is a vast country – the sixth largest country in the world – and – depending on whom you ask – is home to an estimated 15,600 – 20,000 species of vascular plants (a category which...
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Nov 10, 2009
Garden Visits
Back again after a few days visiting family friends in rural areas of eastern Australia. Unfortunately, bits of necessary technology went missing and wireless was non-existent in the country...
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Oct 2, 2009
Upcoming Plant Events
{% display:image for:post image:1 align:center width:570 %} Every fall, the Home Orchard Society holds its All About Fruit show. If you have fruit trees – or are considering planting some –...
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Sep 28, 2009
Plant Travel
Nothin’ like a giant Aloe to add drama to a scene. This at the Juniper Level Botanical Garden at Plant Delights Nursery I’m fresh back from Raleigh, North Carolina where I...
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Sep 23, 2009
Plant Travel
Star anise (Illicium) breeding at NCSU is producing beautiful plants with larger, more upward-facing flower and purple-tinted foliage. A few days ago, I joined up with three...
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Sep 9, 2009
Upcoming Plant Events
Interested in climate change, overpopulation, sustainable living, and allied issues? Why then, you might like to know about The Muddy Boot Organic Festival this weekend. I haven’t been to it (this...
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Sep 6, 2009
Upcoming Plant Events
{% display:image for:post image:1 align:left width:300 %} The fourth annual Tour des Plants runs from September 12 to 20, 2009. Organized by the Oregon Association of Nurseries (OAN), this...
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Jul 30, 2009
Drinking Locally
The heat can make a man do strange things. I figured this out while trying to stuff one of my pugs into a pirate costume for our living room production of Peter Pan. The stitches should be out in...
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