It’s hard to avoid talking about the weather these days, especially as we have surpassed our average amount of rainfall for the month of April by about 8 inches!  It has been nearly impossible to work in the garden – …

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Winter Sowing: The Cure for Cabin Fever!

I was recently introduced to a very intriguing concept in seed starting, called winter sowing.  A friend of mine explained that she has been using this method for several years to start seeds of perennial plants, and that some people …

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Pardon Our Mess…

I found myself digging bulbs and plants last Friday. In addition to a couple Allium species and a handful of Iris bucharica, I also removed three clumps of ‘Northwind’ switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), a Wisteria frutescens ‘Amethyst Falls’ (this selection of …

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