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Daffodils with oak landscape

In The Garden; Spring Rain and Daffodils

  Dear Daffodil, I have deep regrets that I did not pick you a few days ago, at your peak .     – To have snipped your stem and set your shapely beauty in a slender vase.     But the sun was low and you were so lovely, with your grassy companions, blooming […]

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green eucomis with friend

Greenery; The Color of the Year

Greenery; An often-used word when discussing gardens or landscape or nature. This year it’s the name given to Pantone 15-0343, and chosen as the Color of The Year.  In a call for “rejuvenation and connection”, The Pantone Institute names a color for 2017 that every gardener already  knows and loves; that soul-quenching bright green of new […]

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Garden Flowers; Early Spring Performance

The first day of spring is still more than a week away. Gardeners in the east and mid-west are still shivering in winter but here in the west we are enjoying full-on pre-spring. The quince and narcissus have been blooming for more than a month and are starting to take their curtain call. The Pieris […]

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Creamy blossoms

In The Garden; Fresh Cream

A little “spring creaming”; freshens the garden, freshens the soul. Add a dollop to sweeten any garden.

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