1998 Hydrangea Fest Cancelled

Hydrangeas

On this day in 1998, the province out of Vancouver, British Columbia, shared an article written by Peter Clough that caught my attention. The title was called Hydrangea Fest Yanked by Roots and began with the sentence, It’s a blooming shame. Here’s what it said: Saturday was supposed to be the inaugural Surrey White Rock Hydrangea…

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August 5, 2019 Tussie-Mussies, Jeanne Baret, Fred Paxford, Candice Wheeler, Wendell Barry, The Herb Garden Cookbook by Lucinda Hutson, Start Pansy Seed, Elaine Cramer and the Hydrangea Bloom Festival

20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

One of the things I love to do at the end of spending time in my garden is to make some tussie-mussies. Tussie-mussies are also called nosegays or posies; they are small flower bouquets typically given as a gift. Mine are pretty small – with cuttings no longer than 6 inches. I like the charm…

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