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Waiting for spring

You would never know that Amsonia will be blooming under this Serviceberry in a few months…all the more reason I love coming home to Hellebores right now. This one, a Hellebores niger cultivar, has upright flowers and it’s foilage...

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Seed Shopping

Malabar Spinach: Thrives in summer heat, beautiful on a fence or trellis. Visualizing it in the garden on this cold wet Saturday. Southern Exposure Seed Catalogue is sold out, but Johnny’s Selected Seeds has ’em.

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Garden lessons

The first harvest How did it happen? The growing season is half way over and I have barely had a moment to reflect on it–to reflect on the jungle that has become my garden. In the beginning there was so much waiting and faith and then...

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