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Plum Crazy: The Late Spring Garden

The woodland garden is quieting down; trout lilies, hellebores and epimedium are now setting seed.  In the meantime, the rest of the garden has just about caught up as the last of the leaves unfurl. Wisteria is always late, the … Continue reading

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The Purple Flowers of Autumn–Plant Fix

I have always loved purple.  It’s a rich and magical color, and surprisingly, not overly abundant in the flowers of hardy plants.  I have wondered why that is.  Are purple flowers rampant in the tropics, but not colder climes? Is … Continue reading

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