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January 28, 2018
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Onions for all Seasons

After seeing five deer grazing contentedly on my front lawn, I started doing some serious thinking about onions.  I had some nice big ones in the crisper drawer and the temptation to distract the deer by hurling those hefty vegetables … Continue reading

June 18, 2012
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Lily of the Nile

A few weeks ago I wrote about crinums, an old southern garden stalwart that I coveted for years and finally acquired.  I also mentioned another frost-tender object of horticultural desire—agapanthus or Lily of the Nile.  At the time, I thought … Continue reading