August is synonymous with abundance: tomatoes, ripen plump, and juicy bell peppers sweeten to sugary red; zinnias flaunt their crayon-colored blossoms, and the musky fragrance of cantaloupe wafts f
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The tall, beautiful Iris, named after the Greek goddess who rode rainbows, comes in many magical colors. Every gardener wants this perennial.
Sweet Corn is the August Plant of the Month Sweet corn or corn on the cob is a variant of Zea mays, Zea mays var nigosa, or Zea saccharats (meaning sugary).
Hancock Research Station Superintendent Felix Navarro takes guests on a tour of the facility at the Hancock Research Station Garden Open House on Aug. 4.
The annual Garden Open House and Station Tour will be held Saturday, Aug. 4 from 9 am-1 pm.