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This Year’s Disappointments (so far)

It is late enough in the spring that I feel comfortable declaring some disappointments. New plants that didn’t make it: Dicentra Spectrabilis ‘gold heart.’ Twice.  I had a bad plant sent to me, called for a replacement, which I received but was … Continue reading

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What’s Blooming: May 15

Since it was a weekend for Garden Blogger Bloom Day, I was diligently working in the garden instead of blogging. And I can sum up what is blooming in the garden with one word: Alliums. The roses and Dianthus are … Continue reading

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Time to order Spring Bulbs!

Now is the time to order spring bulbs for fall planting.  I order the majority of my bulbs from http://www.colorblends.com every year, and they offer really great service and the bulbs are generally excellent. Here’s my order list for this … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap

Typically, we plan a family party for the week that nothing is blooming in the garden.  Next weekend will undoubtedly be no exception… Our front garden bed still has some Narcissus “Pipit” blooming and some holdover Gudoshenk tulips.  By next … Continue reading

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