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Spring! The evidence is everywhere. One of my neighbors has daffodils in bloom. Dogwoods are about to burst into their whiteness. I saw a crocus. Dandelions have already gone to seed. Another neighbor has azaleas blooming by her patio. Wow! … Continue reading
The passage of time can be marked by the recurrence of colors in spring. The daffodils and forsythia are joined now by swaths of white cherry and pink crabapple blossoms. Some of my timely favorites are the pastel pinks of: spring … Continue reading
My friends, the Woodland Gnomes at Forest Garden, introduced me to a most interesting post by Cathy at Words and Herbs on the Ten Seasons of Phenology. That was a new term for me, and I submit that her post is a most interesting explanation. I hope … Continue reading
One of the main attractions that encouraged us to select the location on which to build our house was the presence of a wooded area at the back of the lot. It is a permanent “green space,” so our view is … Continue reading
Having things purple in the garden adds wonderful touches to my color palate. Japanese maples, ‘Forest Pansy’ redbud, ninebark, heuchera ‘Beaujolais,’ and several different cultivars of purple barberries perk up many corners of the garden. They add delightful contrast to the green … Continue reading