February 2018

coreopsis

Year of the Coreopsis

Origin: Americas Family: Asteraceae Genus: Coreopsis Uses: Equally, at home in naturalized prairie settings or manicured landscapes, Coreopsis provide a… Read More

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tulip

Year of the Tulip

Origin: Southern Europe, eastern Mediterranean, North Africa and Asia Family: Liliaceae Genus: Tulipa Uses: Popular throughout the world as ornamental… Read More

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resistance
Business

Fighting the Resistance

Experts weigh in on best practices and the future of herbicide use. It’s been nearly 80 years since the discovery… Read More

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beet

Year of the Beet

Origin: Mediterranean Family: Amaranthaceae Genus: Beta Includes: The root vegetable, known as beetroot or garden beet; the leaf vegetable, known… Read More

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Year of the Calibrachoa

Origin: Brazil and other Latin America locations Family: Solanaceae Genus: Calibrachoa Uses: With small petunia-like flowers, Calibrachoa is best displayed… Read More

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