Spring of 2020

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Galanthus, more commonly: snowdrops, are one of the earliest garden pleasures in the year, often breaking through the snow long before February is over. And now in mid-March they are still looking splendidly sturdy. They are a welcome sign that spring is indeed progressing and that renewal can happen. Again.   … Read More

Early Hellebores

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I know of nothing more heartwarming in the garden than the emergence of the Hellebores in spring. Often before the snow has completely melted, the bloom-stalks of Hellebores are poking through and encouraging us to enjoy our gardens again and spend time with our reviving plants.   … Read More

Not-so basic watering

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How should I water? This is the most common question I’m asked about gardening. The expectation generally is that there is an answer. And that the answer is something like: 14.

But watering is very complicated if the goal is to provide every plant with the optimum amount of water.
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