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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    HYBRID -- A plant with parents which are genetically distinct. The parent plants may be different cultivars, varieties, species or genera but not different families.
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    INFLORESCENCE -- The arrangement of flowers on the stem. A flower head.
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    SPECIES -- Used when naming plants. Designates a specific species of the 'Genus' and is best described as the plant worlds equivalent to our Christian names (or first names). Will follow the Genus name and is usually in Latin. Note: Once a plants full name is used, i.e. Hedera helix, future...
  4. Homesteading and gardening
    PINCHING OUT -- The removal of the growing point of a stem to induce bushiness or to encourage flowering. Also known as stopping.
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    ORGANIC -- A chemical or fertilizer which is obtained from a source which is or has been alive. Also the general term used for a type of gardening using no chemical or synthetic fertilizers or pesticides.
  6. Hobbies
    Use this great crafting glossary when you don't know what that pattern is talking about or how to use the item! :thumb: http://www.joann.com/content/magazines/glossary.jhtml
  7. Quilting
    Quilt Glossary This is a fantastic list of quilting terms. I even learned what bunny ears are! It also inclues several pictorial examples that I found very helpfull.
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