The Gardener's Apprentice

January 22, 2018
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Hansen’s Hellebores

Today I made a foray into the semi-snowy wasteland that is my back garden to see if I could find any hellebore buds.  Recent snowfall has covered the big Christmas rose—Helleborus niger—with a white blanket.  I scratched through it, but … Continue reading

April 28, 2014
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Taking Stocks

The next time you go to the nursery or garden center, lead with your nose. Get up close to the plants that catch your eye and take home the ones with the best fragrance. Your garden, whether it is an … Continue reading