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Forcing Amaryllis

Forced amaryllis (Hippeastrum cultivars), with their multiple big, boldly colored flowers perched atop sturdy stems, has become an appealing alternative to the ubiquitous poinsettias that decorate homes during the December holiday season. They can be a great gift for those … Continue reading

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October Gardening

GARDENER’S CORNER (Zone 5/6) In October, frosts diminish our gardens until even the last of the asters and chrysanthemums pass. Now we come to appreciate the backbone of the landscape: dried perennial grasses, evergreens, silhouettes and bark of trees and … Continue reading

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