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I was reading on Facebook yesterday, and a friend had planted all of these autumn croci, colchicums, in her garden. Like any bulb, it takes lots of dedication to get them planted, and then you have all of the anticipations – waiting to see if they come up and if they meet your expectations. Anyway, she’d invited some friends over to come and check them out. Instead of being amazed by the beautiful autumn crocus, her friends were utterly taken her gorgeous hydrangea. Isn’t that the way it goes? We toil in our gardens, and then we invite people over to come and see it. Yet, the plants we expect...

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Did You Know Tarragon is an Artemisia?

July 16, 2020

Like all plants in the Artemisia (“AR-tah-MEE-zee-ah”) genus, Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus) casts a gray and silvery foliage (although these pictures don’t reflect that.)    …

The Well-Tended Perennial Garden by Tracy DiSabato-Aust

August 12, 2020

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: From Garden to Grill by Elizabeth Orsini This book came out in 2017, and the subtitle is Over 250…

Ode to Watermelon

Ode to Watermelon

August 3, 2020

by Anonymous Up from the South, by boat and train.  Now comes the King of Fruits again;  Lucious feast for judge or felon,  Glorious, sun-kissed…

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