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There's No Such Thing as Too Many Lilies

The lily season is winding down – just a few “Black Beauty” and “Stargazer” Oriental lilies still in bloom – as summer marches inexorably to autumn. 212 more words

The Cutting Garden

The Return

Come the spring with all it’s splendor, all it’s birds and all it’s blossoms, all it’s flowers and leaves and grasses.

-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

As of 6:21pm CDT today, spring has officially returned.

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Best Time Of The Year

Gardening for a Lifetime by Sydney Eddison

Unless you’ve found some secret Fountain of Youth that you’re not letting the rest of us know about, it happens to all of us – getting older. 498 more words

Best Time Of The Year

Think Spring

We’ve been enjoying a lovely stretch of weather here – dry and surprisingly warm, a true Indian summer. Excellent conditions for end-of-season clean-up in the garden which means raking – lots and lots and… 303 more words

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October Slideshow


In many ways, this October was generally unpleasant. We experienced one of the coldest, wettest Octobers on record, a killing freeze arrived on October 6 and it snowed – no lasting accumulation, but there was no doubt that we were in a snowstorm.Winter is coming, better get ready. 135 more words

The Cutting Garden

September Slideshow

September seems like a far and distant memory; we enjoyed warm temperatures (that is, we enjoyed average temps rather than the below normal temps we’ve had all summer!) and dry weather. 71 more words

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