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March 6, 2017
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Hellebore Haze

I hate to brag, but my hellebores are glorious.  Little plants that I bought several years ago and installed in my front strip on a wing and a prayer have arrived at maturity.  The gentle, open winter, with few really … Continue reading

January 26, 2015
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Anxiously Awaiting Hellebores

It is one month since the winter solstice and the daylight is making its tentative return. The winter so far in my little corner of the world has been a succession of long gray days with an occasional dusting of … Continue reading

September 13, 2012
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Hellebore Abundance

There is something very valuable in getting down on your knees and weeding or planting bulbs.  Today when I was putting in some fall-blooming crocus, I noticed what I thought was a patch of clover right by a large clump … Continue reading