Editor’s Blog

3 Must-Try Roses to Grow in the New Year

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New Intros from David Austin Roses Summer has passed and yet we’re experiencing unseasonably mild temperatures here at Horticulture headquarters in southwestern Ohio in the early days of November—weather that’s encouraging the roses to grow still! A hard frost is sure …

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Witch’s Brew: Be Careful Out There!

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In a scene from Shakespeare’s Macbeth, a witch’s brew is concocted to conjure the souls of the dead. Along with magical animal parts and cursed objects thrown into the cauldron, the witches include plant ingredients: poison hemlock and yew.

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One Botanic Garden That Weathered Hurricane Irma Well

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Just 10 days after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden reopened and was fully operational including exhibits, ongoing activities and educational programming. One of their biggest efforts, The Million Orchid Project, involves restoring imperiled native orchids to the south Florida landscape with community involvement.

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