Category Archives: Bulbs -Spring and Fall

Late November

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A fellow blogger suggested that if you become burned out from writing, the best thing is to take a break. Hence my long absence from this blog. I have not been idle though. I have put a garden to bed … Continue reading

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What a difference a week makes!

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What a difference a week makes! The spring perennials are opening and many more buds about to pop. Here are few of the magical things happening in the garden this week thanks to David J. Turan’s photography. The Eremurus Himalaicus … Continue reading

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Patterned Meadows

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Last year I began turning large areas of what had been mowed lawn into architectural patterned meadow. Let me explain. My new approach to mowing is to stop mowing as much as possible.  To this end I planted a small … Continue reading

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The Rewards of Gardening in Real Time

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“Time is the wisest counselor of all.” Pericles I was in my late twenties and living in Scotland when I made my first garden and by the time my wife and I decided to return to the states it had … Continue reading

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Amaryllis- Hippeastrum

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The generic name Amaryllis applies to bulbs from South Africa, usually grown outdoors. Each year with the loss of daylight and so much time spent inside the house I find myself picking up a few amaryllis kits usually found in … Continue reading

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More Snowdrops

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Hitch Lyman- Galanthophile

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It was early April when we left our house and the garden was under several inches of snow. Down the valley, just a few miles away, there was no snow at all. It’s very upsetting to find out that you … Continue reading

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