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Hort in the Home Landscape

A blog devoted to sharing timely horticulture topics and answering the questions of gardeners and homeowners.
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Plant of the Week: Roses and Rose Rosette

After a recent trip to the International Rose Test Garden in Portland, Oregon and sitting in on a recent program on Rose Rosette virus, my mind is currently on roses. So,  Roses it is for this week's Plant of the Week! The fragrance, the beauty, the vase life, th...

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Plant of the Week: Naranjilla

This week's  Plant of the Week immediately drew my attention while visiting the  Sarah P. Duke Gardens in North Carolina last week. The interesting spines caught my eye right away! It's called  Naranjilla ( Solanum quitoense ) and it's a member of the nightshade family, Solanaceae, which includes tomatoes, peppe...

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