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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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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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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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In praise of killing plants

Many of my friends claim to be unable to keep a plant alive, and they think that they are therefore unable to garden.  This is almost always based on a dead houseplant they once had, a container garden they tried to … Continue reading

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