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When the weather outside is frightful- oh the bulbs are so delightful. I adore Amaryllis.  They are one of the few winter flowers that are actually supposed to bloom during the winter and I always love seeing them poke their … Continue reading

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New Year’s Houseplant Touch-Up

I have just completed one of the most important tasks I do for my houseplants, a mid-winter touch-up. Starting in the basement with the slumbering agapanthus, scented geraniums and pelargoniums, I watered, pruned, fertilized with seaweed (Maxicrop), and checked for … Continue reading

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Fragrant Houseplants

Winter in a northern climate needs flowering and fragrant houseplants.  There is nothing finer than coming into the office and smelling my Aunt Rosemary’s hand-me-down jasmine.  The smell is just amazing- like sunbaked, perfumed earth.  I keep a large pot … Continue reading

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