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GROW: Alliums

The spring queens of the garden. Unquestionably majestic.

Alliums bring height that bulbs don’t usually provide. They pop out of borders and look incredible against dark evergreen backgrounds. 167 more words


GROW: Tulipa

Tulips make perfect cutting flowers; filling vases in spring with your favourite blooms. More people will appreciate them as they will be on show in your home; leaving some in the garden will draw people’s attention. 131 more words


Starting up at an Odd Time

My home life is in limbo right now– we are in the process of searching for a new place to live in Connecticut. ┬áThat is an odd place to be while I am starting a new business! 220 more words

GROW: Daffodils

Don’t be afraid of growing different varieties of daffodils. There are so many to choose from and it’s always lovely to see variation grown alongside the classic British native. 117 more words


Diversity in horticulture: TV

“51% of 14-24 year olds watch a range of gardening programmes”

“40% of 14-24 year olds watch Gardener’s World”

Gardening is portrayed in the media as white, middle class, male dominated and ageist. 281 more words


A Haiku in the Weeds.

a cluster of weeds
at the edges of spaces
I thought I had cleared

I hope your week is short and awesome. Happy Thanksgiving everyone, in case you don’t hear from me until after. 10 more words


The Parable of the Flowers

There once was a gardener who could hear the silent speech of his flowers. One day, as he was walking down the cut-stone path that meandered between the plants, he heard one of his flowers beseech him, “Oh gardener, please let me be. 288 more words