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2008-07-14 03:00:21

Plant out bulbs of cannas and lilies potted up earlier in the season. Remove the growing points from early peas which have finished flowering to concentrate energies on pod production. Boost gladioli with a liquid feed every two weeks from now through to the first appearance of the flower. Plant 'De Caen' anemone corms under cloches for flowering in the autumn and winter. Deadhead border plants that have finished flowering, such as lupins, to prevent them from setting seed and...

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2009-04-28 15:44:30

Brodiaea coronaria or Crown Brodiaea is indigenous to the west coast of North America growing in mountains and prairies. Blooming perennially this herb sprouts from a corm and produces tall flowers reaching nearly 10 inches in height with small stems bearing blooms that are similar to lilies. Each tubular flower opens into a corolla of six lobes each just over one inch in length boast a bright purple coloring along with three centrally located stamens and satminodes.

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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.