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Music 126: Touch-me-not

Impatiens, aka as Busy Lizzie and Touch-me-not, are named after the Latin word for impatience. When the seed pods are ripe and touched, they burst. 7 more words


Plant Profile: Impatiens tinctoria

Today’s post is about another pretty interesting plant for gardens in mild climates: Impatiens tinctoria.  I don’t think that it is a particularly pretty plant, but it is notable for being extremely vigorous, easily capable of putting on up to 2 meters of herbaceous growth in a single season.   165 more words


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Impatiens, Basil, Marigolds and a Dandelion

The cool nights are starting to cause my impatiens leaves to turn yellow. Just a note here, if you ever wonder what variety of flowers do well growing in the shade or in a pot in the shade, impatiens are the way to go. 222 more words

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Big changes proposed for 2018 Washington State Noxious Weed List

Small-flowered jewelweed flower, front. Photo by Udo Schmidt / CC BY 2.0.

European coltsfoot flower heads. Photo by Blondinrikard Fröberg / CC BY 2.0.

Spotted jewelweed leaf and flower. 933 more words

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