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Outside/Inside

Outside, my front yard looks like this: And my back yard looks like this, beautiful with early morning shadows, with about two feet of snow (so far – it ain’t over yet – generally speaking, we get most of our snow … Continue reading

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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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Winding Down

GARDENER’S CORNER As the gardening season winds down, we enjoy the cooler weather as we begin the work of putting our gardens to bed for the year. Time to assess what worked, what didn’t and any changes we’d like to … Continue reading

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