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Winter bloomers for Beneficial Insects

  Today I took advantage of a break in the rainy weather and went out to pull shotweed.  The Sarcococca and white forsythia (Abeliophyllum distichum) were perfuming the damp air.  Both shrubs had a barely perceptible cloud of tiny flies … Continue reading

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Plant some Winter Sunshine: Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Jelena’—PLANT FIX

Have you been spotting the outrageous Witch Hazel cultivars in bloom?  The crosses between the Japanese species Hamamelis japonica and the Chinese species Hamamelis mollis are knockouts.  I noticed many of them in the vignettes at the NW Flower & … Continue reading

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