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March 29, 2012

 

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“The Shepherd’s Daffodil” – A Poem

Yellow is definitely the color of the month in my garden, and I suspect in yours.

March 22, 2012

 

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“To Daffodils” – A Poem

We wait all winter for the daffodils to bloom in the spring.

March 31, 2011

 

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The Song Of The Bugle Fairy (Ajuga)

Ajuga is hardy zones 3-9 and prefers light shade and evenly moist well-drained soil.

March 17, 2011

 

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“Morning Thanks” By John Drinkwater

English writer John Drinkwater wrote the following poem many years ago.

March 10, 2011

 

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“Pruning In March,” A Poem By Vita Sackville West

There is an old saying that the time to prune the roses is when the forsythia blooms. Here in my Midwestern garden our forsythia blooms in March.

November 25, 2010

 

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Annual Sweet-Peas Smell So Good In The Poem “A Child’s Vision”

Lilac and lavender, roses and annual sweet-peas have distinctive and memorable scents.

June 10, 2010

 

Cicely Mary Barker: A Leaf Umbrella

Nasturtiums, as well as being exceptionally cheery flowering plants, have such unusual rounded leaves.

May 13, 2010

 

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Death of A Flower

Most of us prefer tulips in a vase when they are closed or just partly open, rather than splayed outwards, wide open, just before the petals fall.

May 6, 2010

 

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Reviving a Tulip

Tulips are one of our most popular spring flowering bulbs. Colette wrote about how to revive a cut tulip that is drooping.

April 15, 2010

 

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A Gilly-Flower (European wallflower)

A gilly flower referred to any clove scented bloom such as a clove pink that we now call a dianthus, or a wallflower or scented stock.

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