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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

April 7, 2014
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Hellebores and Divisions

It has taken an extra month this year, but the hellebores have finally come into their own.  Over the past few days, I have made circuits of the garden, gently raking away the dead leaves that camouflage new growth and … Continue reading