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Spring Ephemerals

  People don’t plant enough ephemerals.  How well we all know that we should plant masses of tulips and masses of daffodils, but masses of snowdrops or crocus or scilla are often underrated.  But why?  They are so much cheaper, earlier … Continue reading

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What’s Blooming: March 15.

The snow has finally melted.  I am about 3 days away from having snowdrops.  I found a few johnny-jump ups and some dandelions- but otherwise, nothing is blooming.  But spring is coming! To see what is blooming elsewhere, go here. … Continue reading

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Snowdrops

  As you know, I love snowdrops.  Even though we still have two feet of snow on the ground, I can’t wait to see these little beauties again (last year’s crop, above).  On a tip from a reader, I have … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring– even in the snow

Last week, I was sure that the five inches of snow would be our last– silly girl.  Of course, I awoke this morning to a garden covered with snow.  But we have blooms and signs of spring on the way… … Continue reading

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spring is coming!

Spring in Wisconsin.  Ain’t it wonderful?  Two weeks ago, it was shorts weather and this past weekend it snowed 4 inches.  But I know that spring is coming. For proof, I have yellow and purple crocuses up and blooming– they … Continue reading

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