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Picotee Hellebore

Hellebores; Early Garden Beauties

A true friend plays well with others and brings you cheer when you need it most – that would be a good description of a garden Hellebore. Early blooming and thriving in the shade of trees or deciduous shrubs, Hellebore plants are a fine addition to many tricky garden spaces.           […]

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purple kale with dew drops

The Color Of The Year; Favorite Uses In The Garden

“An enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones”, that’s how the Pantone Color Institute describes color # 17-5641, Radiant Orchid, their choice for the 2014 Color of the Year.  The executive Director, Leatrice Eiseman, goes on to say; “Radiant Orchid…emanates great joy, love and health. It is a captivating purple, one that draws you […]

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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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