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Hippeastrum sp.: Amaryllis

Hippeastrum is a genus of about 90 species and over 600 hybrids and cultivars of perennial herbaceous bulbous plants. They generally have large fleshy bulbs and tall broad leaves, generally evergreen, and large red or purple flowers. 25 more words


When Will It Be Spring? GBBD, March 2014

I am at home in Maine for my “spring break,” but it feels more like January than March. Temperatures have been well below normal, and snow is still piled high in the garden. 244 more words


February in the Greenhouse

The Patient Gardener wrote about her Greenhouse Year. I thought it was a Meme, but we’re not supposed to actually link. I think. I unlinked, anyway. 329 more words