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Croceus

Croceus comes from Latin meaning “saffron” and “golden, yellow”. The word derives from Ancient Greek krókos (crocus, saffron) which may be from a Semitic origin or it may ultimately comes from Sanskrit  37 more words

Virtues/Attributes

Of Geese and Crocus

Geese

For some reason I’ve been noticing the geese more this year. I watch them in Grand Prairie Park near our home and in the sky where they are busy honking and rallying to fly south for the winter. 376 more words

Mother Nature

Growing Crocuses

Try To Get A Natural Effect

We have a few days off for Thanksgiving and have spent most of our time grinding up leaves for mulch, fixing the deer fence to make sure there is no breach and planting crocuses and tulips.   290 more words

Flowers

Finished with Fall Planting

If all goes well, there will be new Crocus, tulips, Daffodils and Iris in my gardens and yard come spring. I think I actually finished the bulb planting around the end of October or so, and followed that up with some additional seed planting. 338 more words

Iowa

The boring side of bulbs

Today I planted the last set of bulbs ready for next Spring and breathed a sigh of relief.  I love Spring bulbs like the next gardener but planting them just isn’t my favourite task. 484 more words

Blog Post

Spring Bulbs

We’ve been blessed with some fairly warm weather for this late in the year, and I suddenly remembered that I haven’t put my bulbs into the ground yet! 457 more words

Plants

A rock of refuge

In 1951 the doctor told Dad he had an ulcer and needed to eat a very bland diet and find a less stressful lifestyle. Thus it happened that in October of that year we loaded all our possessions and left the land of hills and sloughs for a new home in a land of ravines and coulees. 647 more words

Whimsy