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2011-12-14 19:48:57

Scientists know that plants can actually "sense" day length, and "schedule" their growth to coincide with specific environmental conditions.

2010-11-08 09:46:00

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Nov.

2009-10-22 09:21:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Don't miss this third and final year to be dazzled by the spectacular autumn landscapes of Japanese gardens with scarlet maples and golden bamboos set against the backdrop of emerald conifers.

2008-10-04 18:00:11

If we get an autumn drought, water trees and shrubs, which are producing next year's buds. Autumn leaves composted separately to kitchen waste produce valuable mulch. If your soil needs improving buy a bale of hay and dig it in.


Latest Chrysanthemum Reference Libraries

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2005-07-12 18:53:31

The chrysanthemum (more commonly known as the mum) is a flowering perennial plant of the genus Chrysanthemum in the daisy family (Asteraceae). The genus has been split into several genera, such as Dendranthema, Leucanthemum and Tanacetum. But there is a growing consensus to merge back Dendranthema into Chrysanthemum. Historically, chrysanthemums were cultivated in China as a flowering herb as far back as the 15th century BCE. An ancient Chinese city was named Chu-Hsien, meaning...

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2005-07-12 18:30:59

The English daisy (Bellis perennis) is a wild-growing flower with short creeping rhizomes and small rounded or spoon shaped evergreen leaves. It is not destroyed by mowing and is therefore often considered a weed on lawns in western Europe. The outer florets are white (in cultivars) to light pink and the small fertile central florets are golden yellow. It is thought that the name "daisy" is a corruption of "day's eye", because the whole head closes at night and opens in the morning. The true...

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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